Tag: life

On Dust monsters

I lay down on the bed one day A lovely winter weekend And took the opportunity Just lay and let the world wash by But much to my housewifely horror The fan blades I did notice And a year’s worth of collected dust Hung…

Entitled

We talk so much about entitled Our entitled youth, No need to work, No need to learn, Life is a smorgasboard of offers. There is choice in what they study There is choice in if they work Each night and morn there is food…

Visitors

I have a visitor today I really do feel quite sorry For busy is a busy does And we can’t be more busy than today. We’ve study, shopping, picking up kids Cooking, baking and back to school Exams are coming up for the students…

Nanna

An old woman lies waiting Waiting for death Her mind gone before her Her body is left. She functions each day Repetition gets her through She repeats each cycle There is naught left to do. Eventually her body Will catch up with her mind…

Scatty vs ADHD

My brain flits there My brain flits here My brain travels to another thought I’ll start one thing And before I know it I’ve moved on to do another. I cannot seem to focus The world is much to bright A movie to watch…

What to do!

My world is in a state of flux Sideswiped by opportunity. An unforseen job came up It stole my unwavering certainty So now I wonder what to do? Do I stay or go or make the most of the two? How do I work…

Much like life

Meander is to take some turns Gentle and winding ones, Paths that take you through the woods And to the rocky outposts, Sometime up undulations Sometimes climbing mountains. The point about meandering Is the outcome is the unknown Much like the life We meander…

Torn by family

We are torn This way and that With things With people With time   Do you realise dear sibling That when you want that You tear at my heart You tear at my mind   Do you realise dear loved one That when you…

Clearing the mental blues

A poem about depression that comes and goes.  The photo is from Brahminy Kite – Aussie Birder Blog and I really do cheer up the moment I catch site of one of these beauties soring above me.  I love how clear the contrast is between the…

Daily Prompt: Patina

Green patinas mark the surface Hiding copper underneath The pure pale orange tones The metal that glissens That conducts our electricity Yet it is hidden under plastic or patina Its age unknown Is this like humans Hiding under our skin Can we ever really…