Category Archives: poem

Who Cares What Others Think

Following on from last night’s ‘victim’ poem, tonight’s offering is seeing things from the perspective of the narcissistic abuser … ******************* You wanted so much, you wanted to live, But you didn’t realise I have nothing to give. My life … Continue reading

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Taking Time Out: The Norm?

William Henry Davies wrote, What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH?

How much does it cost to forgive? An ounce of pride; Harsh words left unspoken; The past put behind us; Hope for the future. How much does it cost to be unforgiving? A lifetime…

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Friendships, Trials, Tribulations and Poetry!

Anyone who reads this blog, or any other of my blogs will know that one of my loves is poetry.  One of the lessons I have learned is that when the hard times roll in or I face testing, disappointment, … Continue reading

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Seeing from the Blind Perspective: The Interview

So, here we are … after a few entries about my blind friend, I am sat at her computer doing a ‘live interview’ (in reality, I ask her questions, type down the answers and post the blog … I guess … Continue reading

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An Oasis in the Storms of Life

Today’s news is filled with horror … the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, 15 dead in a Nigerian oil pipeline fire, winter storms dumping huge snowfalls in Colorado, teenager dies in street stabbing, disabled woman trapped by vandals … and the … Continue reading

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