Category: life

A holiday night

It’s 8:24pm On a week day holiday night I’m tucked up in my newly made bed Sore feet resting up for tomorrow’s plight. They’ve been sore for a good three weeks now And they will for another few days delight With their pain and…

Wonder

Why do I work all day Family in the afternoon Study for 3 hours each night? Turn out the light exhausted And promptly drift to sleep? I wonder why each night As I set up for my effort Dragging my tired brain Logging on…

She is burning

Queensland, She is burning Both on the ground and in the air. 100 plus bush fires devouring Any grass tree or gum in their paths. Up and down the coast line From Brisbane down south, To way north of Cairns, Smoke haze fills the…

Nippers

We have this thing in Aus, This thing that we call Nippers And every Sunday for 6 months The beaches are crowded Aged from ankle biting To teenage sauve and sophisticated These fluro pink vested kids Jump up and run for Flags They sprint…

Drained

I have wonderful friends They are bright and kind and cheerful Spending time with them Makes my dramas fade away It is always fanastic To catch up with distant folk The ones that mean so much to me That tolerate my remotes I can…

Thank you to my old friends

My friends from way back in high school Were such an accepting bunch I have never really told them How much this meant to me That I could take my time outs To do what I needed to To study, to sit, to write,…

Oh Postgraduate

I’ve always wanted a Masters Of what, I did not care. I’ve dreamed and looked up courses And plotted as I dared. Now I’ve finally started. Two assignments in. The joy has started to wear – a little thin. I still quite like the…

A story for another time

Children should be loved And cherished Their life a happy playground Their problems should be small or smaller Food always on the table Oh No! I forgot to clean my room I did not eat my veges I climbed atop the trampoline And fell…

Sadness

I know a child Not yet a teenager Of life she has seen plenty. I wish that it was fun and fairies Frollicking fancies out on prairies. Alas As I look into her eyes Past aging makeup on her face I see a child…

Cycles

The day is once again done The night is quietening down The TV’s are shut off for the night Phone calls are all completed People have migrated back home After sports training and the gym is finished Dinner prep is long since over Dishes…

Death

Death slides in and out of shadows Sometimes changing pace A quick demise A long slow dive The end result the same. Death slides in and out of lifetimes Sometimes reaching in You there It’s your time to go You, Get your miracle. Death…

Me time

I work full time As a teacher The day is rarely done at 3 I then get home And get the dinner Feed the dog And finally get to w.. After I chase the kids to bed It’s time to log onto uni On…

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