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Goodbye – a poem for #EDAW2014

After the emotion’s spent, And no more feelings left to vent, There’s only one more thing to say, Goodbye my angel – wend your way To happy places, free of fear, And know that as we shed our tears, We’re … Continue reading

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A Father’s View – a poem for #EDAW2014

He watched her sleeping. A baby again, With not a care in the world. But the moment she woke, Her world would cave in on her. Make it almost impossible for them both to breathe. Never had he felt so … Continue reading

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Boy Anorexic – a poem for #EDAW2014

For weeks or months, They didn’t know, Just quite what could be wrong. If he’d been a girl, of course, It wouldn’t take so long. To come to a conclusion About why he seemed to shrink, But as a boy, … Continue reading

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Recovery – a poem for #EDAW2014

She’d fought and won. That’s what they said, But what they couldn’t know, Was that each and every meal time, Dealt another blow, To a thin veneer she’d painted on, In the hope that she could pass, For someone who … Continue reading

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Anorexia – a poem for eating disorders awareness week 2014

It’ll kill you. They told me. I couldn’t care less. The thing that I knew, But I could not confess, Was that unless it killed me, Then I’d always know, That there’d been, Just a little bit, Further To Go. … Continue reading

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