Category: life

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…

The wee hours

I toss and turn I’ve work to do Marking maths And writing too I’ve got an assignment That’s almost due I feel like I’ve nothing Else to do. I toss and turn and finally give in Plug in my computer And the day begins…

Monotony

Days come Days go Days stay the same Work Study Repeat Work Study Repeat Perhaps I should have considered The implications of my latest grand plan Sure I can study each evening 2 hours no probs peeps. ummm…… Turns out I can do Just…

The 80s soundtrack

The music goes round my head Michael Jackson Billy Gene A little bit of Bill Collins thrown in   Sweet child of mine Living on a Prayer   Come on Eileen Beat it   Girls just want ta have fun Burning down the house…

Weekend Envy

I signed up all excited Higher education beckoned But now I’m feeling somewhat mitred My wings are clipped I am not soaring My shoulders bowed and head is dipping Immersed in writing and in referencing. I do not care just where periods go Does…

A long week

The week already feels About 10 days long I’ve phoned, I’ve visited I’ve taught some classes I searched some bags And hunted in bushes I’ve pushed and pulled And been creative I’ve met and discussed And comforted I’ve complimented And greeted with grins Rendered…

Sadness

A child cries out for love In different ways They smile They laugh They chuckle They rest a sad, tear stained face upon A caring nearyby adult. The lucky child Sees all theses things And knows what comfort a hug brings They know the…

Day dawning

Fog shrouds the low lying ground, Clouds unsuccessfully hide the sun, Brilliant red gold lining, hints at the day just begun.

Updating the family tree

My mother was a legend She did not get distracted She researched all the families And created the family tree. When she was sick and dying She got a promise from thee To keep on researching The rather large family tree, Some years have…

Holidays are over

Holidays are over This is my favourite time of year The nights are built for snuggling The days for glorious sun. The sun is warm yet does not burn The skies are satisfyingly blue Clouds rarely mar the air And rain is never near….