Tag Archives: Mother

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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I Pick You Up

When you fall, I pick you up, And dust you down, And gently cup Your face within These hands of mine, And as you grizzle And you whine, I whisper softly In your ear, All the words You need to … 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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As I watch my children soundly sleep, Their world without a care, Their faces sweet and innocent, And softly framed by hair; I wonder just how anyone Can bring themselves to harm, The babies that are in their care And … Continue reading

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Thank you Mum (a Shakespearian sonnet)

If I could have my time again, then I Would listen to your words with greater care. Back then I shrugged them off, and didn’t try To understand the meaning hidden there. You loved me more than I could ever … Continue reading

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