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To the Girl Before Me #OctPoWriMo2018 #7

You never breathed You never made it home Our parents gave me Your name So I feel that you Are always near A presence at my side To guide and protect You have no gravestone No marker here Other than... Continue Reading →

Reflections OctPoWriMo2018 #2

Reflections On death We say goodbye Your day is done Adieu

Surrender OctPoWriMo2018 #1

I say goodbye to you. Though I am not ready, I know it is the only way. Today I surrender you To a certainty of life. My love will go with you Until we meet again I shed all my... Continue Reading →

Untitled #NaPoWriMo2018 19

Death breaks away the veil Transitions both living and dead When I was four - but nearly five! I lost my favourite uncle I wept, I cried, hid under a chair! My child's brain learned loss that day But I... Continue Reading →

Family counts #NaPoWriMo2018 11

-1 I wasn't the first There was the girl who came before me Whose three names I inherited One I arrived in winter, premature And terrifying in my tininess I slept in a sock drawer Two My brother arrived in... Continue Reading →

Two’s Company

This is a short story I wrote in 2012 Photo : https://www.123rf.com/photo_11727983_rocky-cliff-overlooking-the-sea-in-portofino-in-italy.html

#20 OctPoWriMo – Desires & Remembering

  You should be living Here to talk and sing and laugh Not gone in the spring   Many days recalled Of sun and laughter with you No more since you left   My heart broke in bits In those dark... Continue Reading →

#12 OctPoWriMo – Sestina

Love, Death and Hope "Here it is." No one ever says of death Instead we live in a blind world of hope Certain that we will never be left alone That our lives will be filled with eternal love Not... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo #7 – Crossing the Line

I spoke out of turn Told a truth none wanted to hear I broke the line From friend to enemy In an instant Quicker than a blinking eye She hated me For telling a truth She didn't want to hear... Continue Reading →

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