Tag Archives: expectations

Have a good time!

They told me to ‘Have a good time!’ And it felt like an order, not one I could follow. I wanted to have a good time, but I knew That I’d smile for the snaps but feel hollow. To have … Continue reading

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Isn’t it lovely, When expectations are low, But your worst fears Turn out not to Be how things go? If you expect the worst, But you receive the best, Then you can’t help but feel That you’ve been kindly blessed.

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Cake Expectations

It’s nearly my birthday. I really can’t wait. Can you bake me a cake Mum? That would be so great! I’d like a big pink one, With chocolate inside, And white and blue icing, And flags up the side,

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