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#OctPoWriMo 2019 #1 The darkness will not keep me down

When the night is black like pitch, With darkness creeping close; Staining everything it touches, Draining your joy and life Until emptiness is all that remains Remember always A tiny spark a forest fire will alight Its warmth and light... Continue Reading →

Shadows and Silhouettes #NaPoWriMo2018 07

Shadows and silhouettes Of empty promises From bitter hearts and minds They will not hurt me My spirit rises above them Carried aloft by my love

#16 OctPoWriMo – Losing your fears and tears

Fears and Tears Before I began this poem I never realised How many of my fears Are connected to family ties. The fear of losing them Is always the most obvious But there are others too That only I might... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo #5 – Not My Fault

I understand now That being bullied Was not and is not my fault I don't want the same things I don't wear the same clothes Or listen to the same music Or watch the same shows I am a geek,... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo 1 – How did I get here?

Ireland, Britain; India too I travel back into the past Searching, always searching For another generation to tell a tale To find ancestry and knowledge too Many lives have been and passed To bring me to the here and now... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #29 – Self Cento

NaPoWriMo Cento You are the reason I rise early in the morning Throw back the clothes and pull on the mindset And quick prayer, compose my head! My lofty mind is set on higher things to fill my daydream  head.... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #3 – The List

THE LIST Tears and fears and panic attacks Asthma inhalers and ambulance backs Anxiety, worry, pain and stress My work is not good for my health! Mortgage and bills and food and pets Clothes, shoes and roof to keep out... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #1 – The Chain

We are all of us more than we know More than we allow ourselves to be Be brave, be noble, be strong, be true But also true is that we can be free Open yourself to that right to be... Continue Reading →

Brain drain

I am not a poet I am an idiot Simply writing down While I frown Thoughts in my brain Which steadily drain From within my soul On this paper to pool

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