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Not for me

ProThey gave me so much in so little time

ConsI lost them

Well this a poem from my heart and a tribute to Bleep and Booster my IVF twins that passed that are now in Gods hands. Never a day goes by when I don't think of you, And all the things that you would be able to do, I was so upset, when they told me I could not conceive. At first it was really...

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Excellent

“THE DAY THEY TOOK YOU AWAY”

published 27/04/2004

ProA poem about my wonderful little boy

ConsIt's sad

At first there were two, Then there was you, At 14 weeks you were kicking, At 26 weeks you were born. Home & Away was just starting, The pains we went through, On the floor we fell, The ambulance came, And took us away. So many doctors, And so many machines, Your heart had stopped beating, With...

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Good

Pronone whatsoever

Consloss of your time

IF If clouds were pastel coloured in a rainbow tinted sky And raindrops fell like sparkling jewels delighting every eye With greys and darkness banished to another unseen place And every child awoke to sunlight shining on their face If summer breeze was finely tuned like tiny tinkling bells And...

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Super

“MOMENTS”

published 25/08/2005

ProIt should hopefully make you think!!

ConsA bit long

There are certain times of sadness when a little spark of happiness enters your mind and finds its way to your heart; your heart shakes up your brain and in a state of half slumber, the latter responds: "Yes, I knew this all the time..." MOMENTS From so much repeating to myself That life has not...

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Super

“An Orkney Quartet”

published 28/01/2004

ProI actually like them even after all these years, w...

Consyou might think they're awful

I'm not writing poetry at the moment. It's something I do intensively at intervals, when moved to do so. Here's a quartet of poems from my visit to Orkney in 1980. They were written many years later when I discovered my journal of the time. AN ORKNEY QUARTET i.The Crossing Ola races scudding...

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Excellent

ProHidden meanings within whole poem, switching and c...

Consheartache and sadness turning into strength, your ...

Thinking about something my boyfriend had said the other day, when we were getting into a pretty deep discussion; I came up with this poem. I can tell where he gets his insecurities about people leaving him, because his father left him, and a few past girlfriends have used him for things like...

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Good

“Regret”

published 18/04/2004

ProFor you to decide...

ConsPlease see above!

Way back when I was studying for my English Literature A Level (many darkened moons ago), the best poetry I read was always elusive in what the piece was actually about. I actually enjoyed doing the unseen poetry and prose exams because it allowed my imagination to run riot, deciphering the inner...

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Good

“Jack's new friend”

published 02/11/2006

ProCute and innocent I hope

ConsI will let you decide

I would greatly appreciate any and all comments on the wee poem below. I don't mind being told it's rubbish at all (I am not easily offended but it would be great to know how I can improve it. Jack had moved from one house to another With his brother, his goldfish, father and mother. With no...

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Good

Pro None

Cons None

Shadows Of Devotion Your lips, magenta like radiant embers, Fervent with the hunger for kisses. Eyes glimmer like jade, Two deceitful precious stones Encompassed by lashes of Mahogany silk. Fragments from the devastation you left behind Begin to stream forward in the ebony Coolness of my...

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Excellent

“Soulmates”

published 28/06/2004

ProYou get so much

ConsSometimes you give too little?

True love, does it really exist? Do you ever feel that you have truly found your ‘soulmate’? That special person who is so deeply entwined within your heart, and your soul, of whom there can only really ever be one. Okay, hands up, you got me, I admit it! I’m a romantic! I found this poem I had...

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Excellent

“Last Rites”

published 03/02/2009

ProDonno, it rhymes

ConsI shouldn't be able to write this, he should still...

Last Rites This is a poem that is based around death and some of which is true to me and some of which obviously isn't, basically this is something that has just come to me when I sit around with nothing to do. Since the time of birth I've grown Through this able body I have shown How to smile...

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Not for me

“Dealing with mental illness”

published 02/04/2004

ProHope someone can identify with this.

Conspersonal feeling.

I guess some topics are personal, but I have had a bad day and wanted to vent a few feelings. In a blue flunk today, However have things got this way? out of control, my mind can't grasp how to do a simple task. dishes in the sink, galore papers littering the floor. Ironing piling in a mound...

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Excellent

ProNone

ConsNone

Some more from the archives.... I promise I'll do something more constructive with my time shortly - ie. actually review something. Just a bit of fun: ************************************* ** Nan's Tree Please sir, can you help me? My Nan is in this tree She went up there to fetch my kite But now...

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Super

“A Small Collection”

published 27/02/2005

ProYou decide

Consnone

First Moment The very first moment I saw your face the universe was halted then moved out of phase The planets collided and orbits decayed then went back to normal but memories don’t fade The very next second Our eyes met as one and time was at stand still and so was the sun The heavens alighted...

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Super

“TENDER LOVE SONGS”

published 23/02/2004

ProLOTS OF LOVE

ConsNONE I HOPE

This is a few of my love poems I hope you enjoy them. PLAY ME A LOVE SONG Play me a love song, Lovers rhapsody for two. Entice me with your loving touch, And I will play for you. Play me, a sensual melody, And turn the lights down low. Take me in your warm embrace, And feel me start to glow. Lost...

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