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Winter, 2016

  Darkness envelops A cloak of grey Wrapped up in shade Light pushed away.   Coldness permeates A visible chill Relentless, it has Strength to instil.   Malaise lingers An aura of gloom A sense of foreboding Of imminent doom. … Continue reading

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One

How can it be That a year has gone by Since you arrived in the world With a life-grabbing cry.   Twelve months, just gone Flown, in a haze Of sleep-deprived nights And jam-packed, full days.   So much has … 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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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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Thea

That first glimmer of life Which made our hearts soar From the moment we knew We couldn’t have loved you more. Those first few weeks So fraught with fear Counting down the days That were bringing you here. And then … Continue reading

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