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Love is not heart shaped – Haiku

Love is not heart-shaped It is shaped like full sick bowls And vomity hugs

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When the World is Your Toy

When you are small, Life is filled with great joys, And so many things, That are better than toys. There‚Äôs the straw in your drink, You can suck, You can blow, If you blow into milk, You can make bubbles … Continue reading

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Slow Down

Please slow down darling, You are growing up too fast. Revel in childhood.

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In My Hands

Sometimes I worry That I have too much power In your life. You look up to me, Love me, Hang on my every word. You believe in everything I do Or say. But I am not always right. You do … Continue reading

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Beauty Inside

She blow dried her hair, Put on lipstick and blush, Picked out killer heels And thought of her crush. What will he think When he sees me? She thought Will he admire The new clothes That I’ve bought? Or will … Continue reading

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Reunion

They ran to greet her, As if she had been gone for a year, Not a day. Pudgy fists filled her hands, And slender arms wrapped tightly Round her legs. They hugged her hard and long, Fearful of letting go. … Continue reading

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Sweet Nothings

I whisper words of love In your ear As you drift to sleep, Your hand in mine. The last thing you feel each day Should be love. The first thing you feel each day Should be love. I’ll keep it … Continue reading

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Independence

The first step is the hardest, That’s what they always say, But the last step’s pretty tricky too, It sets you on your way. It sees you walk away from times When someone held your hand, And stumble on to … Continue reading

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The Crying Game – a poem about parenting

Each fat tear broke her, And brought on her own, Though she knew These were purposeful, Brought on for show. These tears that were willed there, Did their job too well, As she felt her poor anguished Maternal heart swell. … Continue reading

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I’m Not Tired

I’m not tired Said the child With bags under her eyes, Who was yawning so often, She risked catching flies. I’m not tired, She insisted, Tears wetting her cheeks I don’t need to sleep, Those tears are a leak. I’m … Continue reading

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