Monthly Archives: May 2016

Family Tie

A gossamer thread In our lives will embed Tying us up in a knot A bond never forgot.   An invisible line An unspoken sign Of a heritage shared Of lives duly cared.   It links like a vein Love … Continue reading

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Run

It’s just a step To take A tiny move To make But my toes Feel like lead And a deep fear Looms ahead.   I need to make That lift Force my heels To shift Yet I’m gripped By paralysis … Continue reading

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First Day

You didn’t turn around You just looked ahead Letting someone else Hold you instead.   You didn’t look back Without fear you went Not a murmur or moan Or sign of dissent.   You didn’t hesitate Your confidence clear Not … Continue reading

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A Daddy’s Care

Your devotion’s been unstinting Your adoration endless Your commitment never wavered Your hard work’s been relentless.   Borne out of love, a promise Exceeded in its honouring A decision made, so selfless A generous, heartfelt offering.   Not once could … Continue reading

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If Not Now…

Tomorrow, perhaps I’ll wake up at dawn And wander outside As a new day is born. I’ll feel the damp dew Under my feet And watch the sun rise Where land and sky meet. I’ll feel the warm rays Beat … Continue reading

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