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Sleepy Snuggles

Just one more cuddle? You plead, before you sleep; There is *always* time

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To My Daughters, Who Taught Me how to Love

You taught me how to be a mother, Leading me with pudgy toddler fingers, Sticky kisses And questions about questions about questions. You made it easy. I did not know how To give of myself, But you knew how to … Continue reading

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Becoming You

Each day you are a bit more you, And do things that you want to do, No longer shackled by Mum’s ties, As you grow, so you realise, That you are you, right through and through, I cannot tell you … Continue reading

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Emotional Genuity

In an instant your mood changes From despair To jubilance. Joy seen through the last moment’s tears. I envy the way children can do this; Cycling through emotions As if flicking through a colour chart. You find the one that … Continue reading

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Grow but do not changeĀ 

Each day you grow Bigger Bolder More beautiful inside and out. Each day I see you stretching, Reaching, Challenging, Testing. I see the young women you will become. Honest and kind, Funny and wise. And I am proud. What part … Continue reading

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Bedtime Tears

I dry your tears, And yet they fall; I don’t have hands to catch them all. From where they come, I do not know; So sad, my darling, Why so low? Your words Are not enough to share, The pain … Continue reading

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Poorly Baby [haiku]

Your hurting hurts me; I wish I could take your pain. Get well soon baby.

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