Storm on the Horizon (2023-2024)

Just when you think the storm has finally passed, another one starts brewing...

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Still Present

Still Present Jennifer Pickup 05.04.2023 They say that time will heal the loss, What they don’t tell you is the cost – How memories will start to...
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The lies we tell our children

The lies we tell our children Jennifer Pickup, 05.09.2023 Honesty is the best policy, Isn’t that what we teach? Then why do parents find it so hard...
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Time Piece of You

Time Piece of You Jennifer Pickup 09.05.2023 Inside a drawer I find a piece of you, Something I own that once belonged to you, Tucked away and kept...
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Wolves

Wolves (A Villanelle) Jennifer Pickup 10.08.2023 My heart starts to race at the close of light – There are wolves in the shadows, wolves outside, I...
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perspective

Today marks the one year anniversary of my father's death. I wrote this in June, but saved it for today. perspective Jennifer Pickup, 16.06.2023 at...
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Poem of the week

Anxiety Rules

Anxiety Rules (World Mental Health Day) Jennifer Pickup (10.10.2023) It started when first my body rebelled, Took hold of my confidence like a spell...
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Sing (for 11.11.2023)

Sing Jennifer Pickup, 29.10.2023 for 11.11.2023 Sunday morning, we gather at the war stone yet again, All sombre black-clad figures in the cold...
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Spider

Spider Jennifer Pickup 27.11.2023 The lady in front of me at the dressage convention has a spider in her hair. I lean forwards to study the tiny,...
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New Year's Resolution

New Year ’s Resolution Jennifer Pickup (01.01.2024) Another New Year, a new resolution you won’t keep ! Oh, let me take a rough guess : A diet for...
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The Mole (A Sonnet)

The Mole (A Sonnet) Jennifer Pickup, 26.01.2024 I’ve been hiding in the dark for too long, Seeking refuge in ground’s eternal night – A haven in...
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Unsaid (A Villanelle-ish)

Unsaid (A Villanelle - ish ) Jennifer Pickup 2 6 .02.2024 I have all these words that remain unsaid , They disappear when I pick up the phone –...
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Superstition

Superstition Jennifer Pickup 04.04.2024 I always believed in the old wives’ tales, Blamed them for every one of my life fails: You didn’t perform the...
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Poem of the week

Last Train

Last Train Jennifer Pickup (For my Dad, a Steam Train enthusiast) So this is the end of the line, This is the last stop on the track, No more trains...
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Poppies

Poppies Jennifer Pickup 09.07.2024 Amongst the summer crops they each raise a head – Reminding me it’s time to visit the dead, The poppies are...