Category: life

Scruffy Pizza

One exhausting Friday night We succumbed to take out. And as we waited our turn in line The fish shop was invaded. A father with three under four Was valiantly entertaining and educating His young mob. He’d mastered the art of distraction Taught numeracy…

Desert

Warm pavement Cold shadows Hot sun Desert Cool breezes Crisp skies Bright light Desert Clustered flowers Graceful grass stalks Bougainvilleas Desert Gorgeous sunsets Pale pink moonrise Soft dawn Desert Chirping birds Silent insects Leaping Lizards Desert Camels, cows Horses too Dingos, rats And mice…

Tears falling

The tears fall in brief gushes Blurring my vision Thoughts reluctantly surface I don’t want to think. The questions storm in fast-flowing eddies I write instead of getting balancing sleep. Why are my hormones playing up like a teenager’s Why can I not hold…

The irony of Iron

I attempt to eat quite healthily It doesn’t always work. The body acts quite stealthily And some unseen issues lerk. I take myself off to the Doc To get poked and prodded Four blood tests later and and what a knock, My thyroid’s fine,…

Meetings

I had a meeting the other day Whose sole purpose was to pave the way To set the date for another one Agenda to be decided when the next was done.

Displeasing me

I live in fear Of being Me Of letting myself be Who I want to be. I live my life Through others rules I cannot do What I want to do. I cannot teach How I want to teach I cannot speak my mind….

Day One again

Every time I start a plan I plan to improve my fitness This time I’ll be better at it. I won’t do this or fall for fads I’ll simply change my diet, Add a bit of exercise An extra peice of fruit No more…

The let down

That feeling after the tenterhooks That feeling of complete depression The one that saps the energy The one that drains The one that makes all thoughts so hard That is the feeling.   You work so hard You bust your guts You fight for…

Leave it at the Bridge

There is a bridge On my way home And it’s where I leave my thoughts The bad and not so good ones.   You see I have taught for many a year In tough schools that no one’s heard of. I’ve taught the rough,…

I wonder

  I wonder how long I have left in me To be on the go To talk constantly To put myself out there Out of my comfort zone Constantly forcing myself to grow Constantly forcing a challenge. I wonder how long I can keep…

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