THE WINDOW

WHEN I WAS 5 I STARED THROUGH MY WINDOW AT THE RAINDROPS AND SUNSHINE WHICH DECIDED MY PLAY TIME AS A TEENAGER I LOOKED THROUGH MY WINDOW AT THE BOY WHO LIVED OPPOSITE AND HIS NEW BIKE TOY WHEN I WAS 28 I GLANCED THROUGH MY WINDOW TO KEEP AN EYE ON MY BABY IN […]

The Psychs

IT SEEMS I START MY DAYS LOOKING THROUGH TINTED GLASSES THEY AREN’T THE ROSE COLOURED ONES OR DARK IN SHADE THROUGH THOSE GLASSES MY LIFE ISN’T WORTH LIVING WHEN THOSE THAT ARE SUPPOSED TO CARE AREN’T AROUND THERE IN THEIR OWN LIVES ISN’T A PLACE FOR ME I DON’T BELONG OR HAVE A HOME EXCEPT […]

Gelateria

Every woman has a very soft spot For a handsome man ‘Has she not?’ I do not know of any one Who does not like an ice cream cone In my lifetime i tasted many deserts But the one i find really hurts Is ice cream with olives everyone knows If you try it it […]

The Islander

A harbour master flagged me down one day And got me in a romantic way He told his coconut girl Coz he didn’t want the truth to unfurl I was his ex wife on the other line I said go it would be fine Before he left the video call I knew it just wouldn’t […]

A Little Drop of Rain

Can your therapist really be your friend Heal your heart for you Until the very end Through and through? To do his very best No simple care worker Much better than the rest No Sunday’s shirker I know he tried utmost Helping me along my journey The crossroad came close The gates he opened for […]

DESPAIR

DESPAIR, DESPAIR DO NOT LINGER HERE, DO NOT HIDE THY FACE FROM CARE, NOR RENT THE GLOBE ASUNDER, WHILE I SHIVER FROM THE CHILL OF THY PRIDE, DO NOT LAY MY LOVE ASIDE, FOR MY SENSES DO NOT ABIDE WITHIN YOU! This is a poem written by my friend John Herbert and in my opinion […]

Freedom

Here i found myself listening to Scottish folk music I sit in this room signed ‘recovery room’ I ask myself just what am i recovering from As i look around i see the room has comfortable seating and a table I look through the windows and although the morning sun is bouncing off the walls […]