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Nine Lives – a children’s poem

If I was like a cat And I had nine lives, I’d be less careful Using knives, I’d cross the road With far less care, I’d dance in the snow In my underwear. I’d eat no greens, I’d drink no … Continue reading

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That Day

She replayed That Day Every day. The little things She should have said, Should have done, To stop it happening. She knew it was futile; She could no more go back in time Than she could levitate. Besides… That Day … Continue reading

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Bounce and Smile

You abandon yourself to the bounce, As you leap your cares leave you, Before too long, You don’t have a care in the world. Bouncing brings you great joy, But is also a task to be taken seriously. My aim … Continue reading

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Rest your weary eyes

Rest your weary eyes, my love, Let sleep take you away, To a pleasant land of dreams, Before a brand new day. Rest your aching legs, my love, That ran around all day, Let sweet dreams wash over you, And … Continue reading

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Girls Like Pink and Boys Like Blue

Girls like pink and boys like blue, Except for little girls like you. You like blue and green and red, (Though sometimes you choose pink instead) You quite like frills, you like mud too… You list your favourite things to … Continue reading

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You Made Me Proud Today

You made me proud today, In a thousand different ways. The way you dressed yourself, And brushed your hair, Ate your breakfast nicely, And tidied away your plate. The way you worked so hard, To colour only within the lines. … Continue reading

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Letting Go

As I hold your hand in mine, I see forward to a time, When I’ll have to let it go And send you on your way, and so I never take for granted these Sweet moments when we shoot the … Continue reading

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