Archive for November 2011

Pregnancy and Birth

My husband and I decided it was time to give our daughter a little brother or sister. We both felt it was good to have siblings; it teaches us how to share, compromise and gives us someone we can lean on for support as we grow into adults. We had managed very well with our…

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My Mango Tree

Strong of Trunk Deeply earthed Long branching limbs A feeling of rebirth Adorned with fruit Glistening with dew Shimmering in green Surrounded with blue Rough is the bark Against my skin Cradling my body Calling me in I climb high And higher still Into a world So peaceful and still I watch the spiders Spinning…

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Taken

I was left cold The loss So very alone The loss It had hurt The loss Cold inside The loss Numbing cold The loss Spreading out The loss Paralysing me The loss Can no longer sleep The loss Can no longer dream The loss My innocence Lost   © 2011

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Flame

Tongues flickering incandescently fiery hues of shimmering gold, The aroma entices and beckons where the log stands so bold You hear the crackle and sizzle as the fire takes its hold My mind drifts into the past bringing memories of old The land beyond the fire a tale, long ago told Priscilla, Prudence, and Penelope…

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Careening

Careening! Shocked! Losing control What was that? Oh such woe Spinning! Flying! Thundering down What has happened? Oh god not now Children my children Have they survived? Yes one is screaming One half buried but alive We must rescue them now Quick take flight My door won’t open Oh god what fright Can you reach…

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