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He’s fine

A big day of small moments; Pausing in a corridor to ask ‘How are you?’ The surprise of an honest, Heartbreaking, Response made her pause Before asking again. A new man. In a stairwell Who shared also his truth. A … Continue reading

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The sounds of the lives of others Drifted uneasily Into her not quite quiet room. Resting and restless She heard of births, marriages and a lobster, Not quite cooked.

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Her day was filled with love Two hands in hers. Those hands she’d nurtured Every day for years. And yet, This day, This happy day Was hard; A day so full of smiles And some tears; Because she was a … Continue reading

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Tulips and Daffodils

Tulips bother me. They remind me of those girls at school Slim and tall Pretty and cool The girl we wanted all to be. Not me. I’m older now, But still… Ashamed to be A daffodil.

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Frosty Morning

Leaves dressed like princesses Paved the winding path Of her morning walk And her wandering mind. The intricate jewellery Worn by Mother Nature Made her cold heart warm And her warm hands cold.

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Autumn Leaves

By Lyra (6) please leave her some feedback if you have a moment. She worked hard on this. 

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Peace Tree

The tree, majestic looming large Was home to many creatures. And home from home to souls quite lost Who found its boughs sound teachers. The comfort that its branches shared Surprised all those who sought it, The love that oozed … Continue reading

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Dazzling [Haiku]

Hiding feels safer Than stepping into the light. The light is dazzling

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Home Sweet Home [Haiku]

Greeted with cuddles, Folded into loving arms. It’s good to be home.

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Look Away

You catch my eye And look away, I think you’ve had a tortured day. A day of bullies, beating down, Crumpling smiles Instilling frowns. You fear them Yet revere them; On that your bones depend, Your fear for self, Warps … Continue reading

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