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Precious

These precious things We tend Patient and strong Our seedlings small Will grow Before too long Our silent voices Yet will rise To perfect song And find our place Our precious home Where we belong (c ) Helen Valentina 2018

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Return

I always return to you In the end Steadfast you wait Patient and calm You know how I am Wanderer in my soul But I always return To you I know I came from you At the start You are … Continue reading

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Journey

Each year it turns This ancient world My boat is tilted Toward the moon’s hopeful light There is land in sight And there is comfort This good night I am aging Like the wood Of this sturdy boat My bones … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

When you fell my little one you knew What you had lost A moment too late is still too late And wings won’t raise you up Above your choices You glide safe down To where you may yet land Survey … Continue reading

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Everyday Dreams

These many years the boundaries of my suburban life have held me in And I must admit some security attended such limitations I would tend my house and garden Feed family and nurture all Except me, except me I understood … Continue reading

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Following

Following the crooked road you yet mis-stepped you fell into this other world A ragged, wretched, silent girl you fell Following the signs in language you can’t read you’re lost within this reverie You cannot know what to believe you’re … Continue reading

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Evening Falls

Evening falls A cloak on a beggar’s shoulders Meagre starlight sprinkled like breadcrumbs on the firmament Eclipsing the last rays of red and purple heraldry of another day forgotten and lost Evening falls A silence rivalling the distant hum of … Continue reading

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Deserted

I am deserted like a broken house left by owners now distressed by angles and curvature not quite right and colder shallows in the rooms where gathers dust, memories and gloom I am deserted I am unloved like an abandoned … Continue reading

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World Outside

There is a whole world waiting outside I don’t care There are lush fields brimming with green Growing there Within my home everything’s dark All is despair There is a whole world living outside I’m not there Watch how the … Continue reading

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Horizons

I am flying Flying onwards to the new I am calling I am calling out to you The horizons Promise lovely scenery Won’t you follow Won’t you quickly follow me? I’m cascading Like pure water falling down Fear is fading … Continue reading

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