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Lament to Ignorance

People who have never been there can’t understand. They’re ignorant, yet disparage those who are there. Ignorant and entertained by another’s pain. Their antipathy denies them humanity. Their callousness angers the wise.

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Enough

Why aren’t I worthy? Why aren’t I good enough? Why don’t I ever stand a chance? If I knew what I lacked I’d get it. If I knew what to do I’d do it. If I knew what to say and when I’d say it. If I was rude and selfish would you notice me? […]

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The Disapointment

A disapointing son Mum’s expectations stun Her love unquestioned Her disapproval unmoved He can never be someone

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Nowhere Left to Run

My peace shattered My sanctuary defiled My fortress breached No place of respite No haven of safety No shrine of solace A house but no home A fuel with no fire A life lacking purpose

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The Sub

Lurking in the deep Sailing through enemy waters Destroyers sailing above Every movement or sound a chance of discovery Surely they know, surely they’ll find it! The sub sneaks through, undetected Until next time

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Surrounded

Tension rising, pressure building Battle looming, breathing struggling Armour dented, helmet cracked Sword chipped, shield busted Alone surrounded, soul wounded Foes taunting, vultures circling

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The Climb

Climbing the valley wall I push through the miasma Climbing higher the wind tries to tear me off I reach for the next hold Climbing further the rain makes the rocks slippery I grip tighter Climbing on, the lightening blasts the rocks from my hand I push on Above the storm it’s still dark No […]

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Tomorrow’s Glory

Night has come again I survived another day Perhaps tomorrow A chance for glory And the Valkyries will call me home

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Elegy to Jazz

This is a poem I wrote for my dog after she passed away.

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A Mother’s Day Poem

This is a poem I wrote for mother’s day back in 2015.