Poetry

My Love

My love another year gone byAnother walk, another cryAnother first, corner turnedAnother candle flicks and burns The tears still come just not as oftenThe pain in my heart yields and softensMy breath returns with every dayI slowly learn to live this way My soulmate gone, half is missingBut I can’t spend year on year just …

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Marbles Legacy

Colours blue and red and whiteHeart as noble as a knightPeaceful, sassy, full of joyHappy loving fishy boy My value wasn’t less than anotherjust simply because you can go buy my brotherI’m not replaceable like a potMy soul was unique, a one only lot Please don’t speak words like ‘just a fish’Make this my one …

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Dust

Another year has turned to dustSoldier on I know I mustThe bitter sting not quite so searingNot quite so overwhelming feelings But with this, my heart feels sadAre memories fading of times we hadWhy doesn’t my heartache as once beforeDo I not miss you any more? I do, of course, miss you just as muchEvery …

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My Boy

An entire year without my boyWithout his spark, without his joyNo massive grin, no flailing feetNo desperation to come and greet The world keeps turning, life goes onWe all miss the light that he brightly shoneThe stability his energy gaveHe knew how to make the girls behave Cheeky grin and happy soulMoments with him were …

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The Hollow

Hollow dark and oh so grimTwisting, turning, living thingExpanding, filling space and timeThis gaping hole, this grief of mine Opens wide and sucks things inCrushes deftly, makes me spinClaws and maims and gouges outBinds, releases, strong and stout It waits, bides time and rushes inThis overwhelming, dangerous thingIt comes from nowhere, pulls me to itMoving …

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No Doubt

Be kind and be loving, be the changeBe the giver of good, the energy exchange Set examples to young and old alikeWhen injustice occurs take up the mic Help people find strength and courage withinEncourage them forward to fight for the win Tell others to be true to their way and their beingWhen they feel …

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It Was You

It was you that grew, you that flewIt was you that fought the feisty fightTo allow your dreams to take up flight Don’t let anyone say it isn’t trueLet no one utter that you’re not renewedFor phoenix from ashes I see hereThe vision I have its strong and clear Your future you have well embracedYour …

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She Lives On

In scents of Olay, nail lacquer entferner, roasting beef and summer sun.Pictures of feet up, laid back, rays bronzing legs and peace firmly etched in on her faceIn summer ice creams slurped with a wry smile and a cheeky game of cardsSoft hands, long fingers and kindness, never ageing, smiles while I paint her nails …

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My Best Boy

I can’t do this but I know I mustI have your love, I’ve earned your trustThe time is near to say goodbye So to draw my inner strength I try My heart is broken, my soul destroyedI can’t see a future living with this voidYou’re my better half, my life, my joyYou’re my special lad and …

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Things change

Things change, a well known saying goesIts often said and always trueMakes it no easier when it happensLeaves us feeling no less blue Its easy to forget the care requiredTo keep connections strong and boldWhen they haven’t been tended well enoughThey become frayed and tired and old Its hard to believe the truth sometimesLooking back at love once sharedTimes …

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Legacy

Mothers day its plain to seeThe hardest one ever for meNo card to buy, no shopping doneNo present for my beautiful mum I thank the lord from deapest depths of my heartThat from my memories I’ve not had to partEach one is a blessing and a curseThey bring both smiles and wounds to nurse There …

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Priceless…

A style of jumper, a lipstick wornIt’s amazing what can make me feel tornMemories of time all gone byTruth be told, time really does fly Images drift through my mindI honestly know life has been kindSome warm my heart, some make me sadbut treasured are all, for each one I’m glad Our time in Maldon …

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Merry Christmas Mum xxx

As Christmas time grows good and nearWe are told our hearts should be full of cheerEach carol sung seems empty and hollowFestive spirits a bitter pill to swallow Decorations now are only half hungTinsel missing and lights not strungCards not written and food not boughtThis year just seems it’s all for nought My heart feels …

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I can see

I can see my mum, She’s dancing around my headVisions of her smiling faceTucking me into bed I can see my mumA hand of cards she holdsTrying not to disappoint my girlHer winning hand she folds I can see my mumStirring her warming potMaking her special gravy dish‘be careful the dish is hot’ I can …

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My Dearest

My dear old mum was feistyNever a truer words been said“Never let others tell youWhat sitting in your head” My dear old mum was kindHonest and true right through and through“treat others with love and careand they will do the same thing too” My dear old mum was stubbornand always knew just what to do“swear …

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Time

Time stands still for no oneNever a truer words been saidTonight I sit alone and cryKnowing no one is in her bed My dear kind mum I miss herThough I hear her words run through my headI wish I could hold or kiss herI hold each memory dear instead I cant believe that weeks have …

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Today

Today I lost my dearest mumToday the world stood stillToday the sound of silence rangIn the field I felt the chill Today I lost my dearest mumToday my tears did flowToday my heart did shatterPlease mum, no really, oh dont go… Today I curl and hide myselfHow does the world go on?Today just shouldnt happenI …

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