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Loving You

 Each day I find new reasons to love you; You make it easy With your kind and funny ways. Each day you make me proud. Each day you make my heart sing loud. Each day is less empty With you … Continue reading

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Super Hero Night-Shift

The rain beats down, And the wild wind blows, But tucked in their beds, The children both know That though it’s cold, And wet and dark, And monsters lurk In the nearby park, That they are safe From harm in … Continue reading

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Get Well Bubba

I wish I could blow Your cold away I’d gladly take it. For you, I’d ball up hankies, And snuffle through long nights, I’d cough and splutter Just to hear you utter I’m okay Mumma. But it doesn’t work that … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories

You fight heavy eyelids To hear every word Of a short bedtime story You’ve already heard. I do all the voices I act out the parts It’s not only you Who knows this book by heart. You know it by … Continue reading

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Safe Sleep

You succumb to sleep in moments, Peace washes over you, The terrors of your younger night times Gone… Nothing But a faded memory. You welcome sleep, Embrace it, Enjoy it. You no longer fear it. You hold sleep, And it … Continue reading

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When You’re Five

Each day is different and new When you’re five, You learn such a lot Just by being alive. You get some things right, And you get some things wrong, And you’re doing and learning The whole new day long. But … Continue reading

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The Lost Summer

They lost the summer that year In a flurry of rain clouds And theme parks And good times And bad times And friends pitching in And mum pitching out And making memories And breaking memories Of understanding, And misunderstanding And … Continue reading

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