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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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Intruding Noise

Outside I hear the intruding noise A party on this home’s shared land I wish not to deny their fun I hope their party’s bright and grand But as the evening gathers in I hope that they will understand The … Continue reading

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Under One Roof

I have no need of evidence I have no need of proof I live with love and providence All found beneath one roof My delight is in the simple things The laughing of a child Scarves and shawls and wedding rings … Continue reading

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Silence

A silence fills this house The clock grows still And on the window sill This fractured night No songbird will alight Not even breath will stir Mouths are silent Yet deeply violent Messages they convey Before the break of day … Continue reading

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