Tag: Poetry

Hidden pain

I had a student the other day One look and I knew his pain It was hidden in what he did not say He did not greet me normally Yet laugh loud with his friends A loud obnoxious tra-de-lee He entered class with excess… Continue Reading “Hidden pain”

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… Continue Reading “Scatty vs ADHD”

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… Continue Reading “Updating the family tree”


A song once sung “Head West” proclaimed But what would we find there. I headed west Into a desert Sheoaks and spinifex lived there But not all wests give the same And one day I went bushwalking West Endless vistas of mountain ranges A… Continue Reading “West”

Day 10

Day 10 was not so good But I did not stray too far A small slice of apple pie A bit of custard Now I have to say of apple pie The fruit was way too sweet And custard, I did not get much… Continue Reading “Day 10”

Upon this wood

Upon this wood Outlook over the sea Brass plaques are attacted to thee Memories of ones gone before Lost at sea Not on the shore.

Writing job applications

As a graduating uni student I, of course, wrote quite a few I got very good at them And shouting my own trumpet. I found a glass of wine would help But certainly not over two. Roll through the years And roll on some… Continue Reading “Writing job applications”

Dreams in my head

I’ve got dreams in my head As I’m laying in my bed And it’s feeling quite frustrating; Yet the dreams are quite elating. I want to work with wood; And I’ve projects that I could. But there are life chores to be done; And… Continue Reading “Dreams in my head”

Friday afternoons

I come home feeling satisfied, A week of work is done. Students are educated My mind is feeling sated, Tired and exhausted Yet I enter the house feeling cautious Has the kitchen been cleaned Has the washing been done Will I have to spend… Continue Reading “Friday afternoons”

Winter Sun

Winter sun comes streaming in Windows block the vicious wind. Winter sun warms my soul Blue skies, an inverted bowl. Days warm up to mid twenties Nights are cold, it’s time for jammies. I love this season, winter warmed Garden dormant, plants waiting formed.… Continue Reading “Winter Sun”