Category Archives: Relationships

I hold her tight

I hold her tight This girl of mine, For fear that she might fall; For fear that with a looser grip She’d not be here at all. I kiss her boo boos, Wipe her tears, Shoulder worries, Combat fears, I … Continue reading

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The Too Tired Snail

The snail struggled under heavy load; Each worry he would carry, and they weighed. Mounting worries weighed him down, so he slowed; He worried he would not get far today. The added worry left him feeling grey, But he knew, … Continue reading

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Sleepy Snuggles

Just one more cuddle? You plead, before you sleep; There is *always* time

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Wedding Day Sonnet

They seemed a perfect pairing from the start, Two minds alike (both quirky, slightly strange..) It wasn’t long before he stole her heart, Or she stole his – regardless, soon life changed. No longer did they talk of ‘I’ but … Continue reading

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Exhale

Every inch of you seems tense. Breath caught in your chest. Hands clenched, Toes most likely curled Within your patent shoes. Your eyes search his face wildly, Flicking side to side Looking for a sign… As he walks towards you … Continue reading

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Everything is Okay Now

Time had passed, Yet they started Mid-sentence Like the cliché They felt as though They’d never been parted. They talked of times old And jobs and houses new (The brief pauses were few) The words fell from them Enveloping them … Continue reading

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Healing Hold

If I could take your pain away I would. I’d wear it, aching, shaking, But relieved. If I could know That your pain was no more. For now I’ll hold you close To help you heal.

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