Poem

A Sparrow

A Sparrow invaded my backyard space set aside for a favourite – the blue jay resplendent with his Roman-shaped head beak as a sword and flashy...
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Gold cherry

Samhain and Beyond

Samhain and Beyond We stand in hallowed doorways, hand in hand, hallway light spilling out onto pavement traffic, small fingers summoned to fumble in...
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Gold cherry

You asked, we chose

Prime Ministers' Questions has improved so much since they replaced politics with Sandi Toksvig. The doorbell rings. It's the trick or treaters...
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Cherry

I never thought it would happen

The PE teacher spends every lesson focussing on overhead kicks. For the whole lesson they lay on their backs, trying to score the perfect goal...
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Cherry

We'll find a place to roam

My friend lives on a boat. She pats strangers dogs and orders off-menu in cafes on side streets most people would just walk past. On your birthday...
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Cherry

Grounding Of Autumn

I'm deep as an abyss in reasons for loving this season, for my sensitive tears fall like leaves blanketing ground; pooling these cheeks with...
Cherry

Do not shed tears

(Villanelle) Do not shed tears when dreams have not come true. And don’t regret those moments that are lost. Regret stops heart from knowing what to...
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The Life of an Ancient Mariner

Indifferent mum. Makes him rather glum. Then a tot of rum, With fabled bum? A full tum, Merry hum. Skin turning plum. His parrot's dumb. But it's a...

A Sleepless Night

Sell-by date.
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Dad's 74th Birthday

In November of 2011, Dad was told that he was terminal and wouldn't survive. He was diagnosed with Leukemia and he passed away at the age of sixty-...