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the future

the future today is the endof all that we wereof all that we promisedourselvesand each other you thought I was perfectfor youyou saidbut you said itin the past tenseand not the presentsotoday is the endof the future *** Click here … Continue reading

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a song

a song I used to singa song to youit was full of happy wordsand you’d join in the choruswhile I la lad the jaunty tune the words you lovedwere all my ownthough I stole the melodyfrom Lennywho you called Mr … Continue reading

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you were here

you were here you were herelong ago I rememberhow I worshipped youand you hurt meso many timesbefore you left you were hereonce again so I did everything you askedand moretrying to anticipateyour wants and needstrying to make you happytryingand failing … Continue reading

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clementine

clementine sitting on the sandlistening to the sealooking at the skyeating a clementinewishing thinking of the pastcontemplating the nowdreaming of the futurewishing remembering your smilemissing your embracelonging for your touchaching at your lossregretting oh so muchwishing wishing things were differentwishing … Continue reading

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you said yes

you said yes I saw youstanding with a group of friendsat the school gatesand when I plucked up my courageyou smiled and said yes some time laterI left for universityI knew a girl like youwould have admirersbut when I asked … Continue reading

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garlic

garlic chopping onionscracking garlicthinking of the past I remember whenyou did these thingswhen you cookedbecause you enjoyed itand I was happybecause you did it so welleven a sandwichwas a gourmet delightand a work of art and you went to the … Continue reading

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a tree

a tree once there is a treein a field of verdant grassstanding tall and happywatching decades pass in the field are hosts of poppiesdelighting untold butterfliespollinating joyfullyno hint of tears or sighs the butterfly epitomisesall of nature’s joy and beautyso … Continue reading

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boats in pyjamas

boats in pyjamas boats in pyjamasprepared for winter sleepuseless as promiseswe knew we couldn’t keep masts in pink petalsdancing in twilit skynatural and lovelyto my unconsoled eye trees now undressedshorn naked unleavedexposed as the summer lieswe never quite believed sky … Continue reading

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solitude

solitude there are those who doand those who don’tand those who dance together and those who laughand those who lieand those who love another I stand apartwhen I do or don’tand I never dance at all I laugh atnot withI … Continue reading

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how

Click here to hear the poet read his words: how falling in love is a magical thing like springtime an inspirational start but when my tears fall like brown autumn leaves how can I mend what you’ve done to my … Continue reading

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