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Mother’s Day – A Tribute to My Mum

My mother would have been 93 years old this year. Sadly, for her and for me she died in 1983, aged 57. At the time of her death, each of her children had moved out, and she and my dad … Continue reading

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In Memory of Barbara Beacham – A Tribute

Like any Sunday last Sunday was a day when I took myself out of the house and down to the coast. It’s a comforting thing as my life is very hectic and a Sunday at the beach and wandering the … Continue reading

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Prompt #83 “Won” – When Darkness Descends

You wont live forever No one will It’s an illusion to think so. You can be here one day Perfectly healthy Enjoying life And gone the next. Don’t ever think you have to be sick to die. It was a … Continue reading

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OpenLinkNight – November 2014 – The Unthinkable

It’s thrilling when the unorthodox Triumphs over the orthodox. I watched you as a boy playing Toying with opposition bowlers Your flashing bat smashing the ball The boundaries around the field. I suffered your disappointments Celebrated your successes The youngest … Continue reading

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Poem 27

from across the seas, you sent me precious gifts. once again wrapped with hands of love and compassion. a small black stone from the Baltic Sea ancient runes inscribed giving me strength and fortitude.

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