Who am I?

I am a mother, I am a wife, I am a daughter, I am a sister, I am a carer, I am a counsellor, I am a confidant, I am a champion, I am a lover, I am a warrior, I am disabled, I am grief, I am fury. I am a very frightened infant,…

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Remember Your Song

Do I remember my song? I hear its echoes on the air. I feel the ache of it deep in my bones. I taste the flavour of it on my tongue. Do I remember my song? The grass, the flowers, use their fragrance to remind me. The trees call to me, as the wind soughs…

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Staircase

Not again I sigh I brace myself for the climb Stepping up with my right Dragging up my left The first steps I manage Then the ache of strain Begins to build until I am awash with pain I begin to rely on my arms To drag myself up Then feel the alarm Of pain…

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Barbara

Barbara, I love you I heard her say, Until you had arrived her mind had lost its way, You came with compassion, gentleness and care, Then when you called “Pamela” she was there, Her heart had broken, but then continued to beat, Pamela’s family in fear did retreat, They called and called to her with no…

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Feeling Safe

Feeling safe oh how I wish I could Feeling whole this would be so good To be able to trust what a wonder that would be To feel stable and strong this is what I wish for me   These insecurities I hide from the outside world For none would understand my emotions in such…

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