Category Archives: Requests

Dear Wayne

You may not walk among us, But you’re with us every day, You’re with us when we see the things That make us stop and say Wayne would really love that… Do you remember when…? Do you miss Wayne? I … Continue reading

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The Hand of Friendship

A life that’s full and happy Is a gift that you should share, Is there someone in your life Who needs to know you care? Would the hand of friendship Make their life feel more complete? Or would a little … Continue reading

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Self-Denial

I’m giving up chocolate and wine, You said, With that self-satisfied, Smug look, That only those people who have never been denied A thing, In their entire lives, Can pull off. Why? I asked. As you prepared to answer, The … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Pet for a Girl When She’s Four?

Life was exciting for a girl named Ellie, She was planning a party with cake cards and jelly, In a very short time she was going to be four, She was excited about not being three anymore. The party aside … Continue reading

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Where is the Snow?

Where is the snow? I want to know. Demanded a wrapped up Carys With nowhere to go. Wearing big thick long socks, And her woolliest hat, Warm stripy mittens, And a long pink scarf that She had wrapped round her … Continue reading

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Katie the Cuddler

There once was a girl called, Katie the brave, And wherever she went, She made sure that she gave Cuddles to people, Both the big, And the small, As she’d learnt long before, That a cuddle is all That you … Continue reading

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The Secret Star

I’ve got a friend, Who doesn’t know, Quite what a star she is. She doesn’t know, We all look on, And admire her Spark and fizz. She thinks she’s Just existing, But that’s just so far From true, You only … Continue reading

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