You got colour in your cheeks
And something free about your walk
That tells me life is on your side
And your cares are far and few,
Can I take your hand my love and walk a little while with you?
Baby you don’t know how much I've longed to see,
This day, thought it would never come
Storms are all but long forgot,
No more talk about those things we fear,
Can I take your side and walk a little while more, my dear?I hear music in your voice,
Your words dance in harmony,
Like birds that know the summers coming,
Porcelain pillows for a night in warm arms,
helplessly falling for those familiar charms.
Nights feeling like a champion broken by the cold morning
days spent making up for the wrongs of the night.
A one record collection, same tune stuck on replay,
Can never live up to the talk that you say.
While your comforts alluring with its smile full of teeth,
Calm on the surface but a storm lurks beneath.
Goodbye Mr Funnyman,
You forgot to take your bow,
You left the stage in mid applause,
Who do we laugh at now?
Maybe that’s the problem,
Our foolish eyes just don’t see,
That the joker’s smile hides a storm inside,
A soul desperate to be free.
Perhaps emotions are what made you doubt?
But they also made you great,
Behind bright blue eyes quiet sorrow stirred,
No-one could know your lonely fate.
So many faces filled from ear to ear,
And tears drawn out like gold,
You knew just how to reach beyond the screen,
Poem Inspired by the image above, kindly shared by Christin McBurnett
I suppose in life you can’t have it all,
There are times you will fly; there are times you will
Clouds will form in your sunniest sky,
You will laugh out loud, you will fall and cry.
It is true what they say, life can be hard,
You will sink or swim, you will grow stronger but scarred.
Your feet will grow weary inside of your shoes,
But you’ll lace them up tight and walk straight past your
If a star filled my night a wish I would make,
U & I
U didn't realise I would hear your whispers,
U didn't consider the twain shall meet,
U changed court in a clever diversion,
U cried wolf as your silence was sweet.
I closed the door so symbolically sudden,
I am no coward in my actions you’ll see,
I took a stand against your faux intentions,
I am not weak as you believe me to be.
U think I have no ambition,
U think your better than me,
U mistook my kindness as weakness
U told lies and thought I couldn't see.
I had a feeling inside if I am honest,
In my back, in my bones,
Your dark echo bemoans,
In my warmth, in my cold,
You never grow old.
Your visits unwelcome,
Uninvited you come,
No knock on my door,
No pleasantries done.
In my arms, in my hands,
You make your demands,
In my joy, in my pain,
You never abstain.
You’re a constant companion,
Never leaving my side,
An unwanted reminder,
Of freedom denied.
In my muscles, in my skin,
You’re sleeping within,
In my speech, in my thought,
Control you have sought.
You’re a thief like no other,
Frustrations and Forgetfulness
Forgetfulness can be mistaken,
It’s like a drain that’s never
Forgetfulness is the
All my shining moments
I now lose my way in
My mouth betraying my
My past, my future all
lost out at sea,
Falling years, miles
Forgetfulness is the
Uncertain horizons in my
I am not myself most of the
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I will Remember
As I rest my head,
And feel the warmth,
In the comfort of my home,
My head full of plans, dreams to make,
Friends texting on the phone.
I think little of the journey here,
Fought bravely by those gone,
Their sacrifice in all our names,
Yet in war they won.
I wonder if we could do the same,
If faced with atrocity,
Are we too selfish now?
Too caught up in all thats 'me'?
I dont think we have the heart,
Like they did way back then,
To unite in the face of war,
To knuckle down,