I am so sad to hear today that little Archie (Dyfed Liberation) died last night. He was such a sweet little foal who we’ve visited regularly since he was born in June. https://www.facebook.com/DyfedShires/posts/3500368236655132 Here are some of my favourite photos of him taken through his short life. If you’d like to see more, please check…… Continue reading Goodbye Little Archie
wind’s getting up again he mutters all over the telly it is trees down power out everybody panic like it’s something new you’d think it never blew before he kneels, with a gentle sigh these young ‘uns are soft act like electricity’s their right and this new-fangled internet-whatsit moaning when they can’t update their face-block…… Continue reading the roof stayed on
the moon weeps silently draped in cloud reaching for her reflection far below
a day of leaving and of returning a day of farewell and of reunion a day with emotions tangled up a day of driving for hours and hours in a hot car with a smile on my face because I’m coming home to you
my mind won’t stretch that far to imagine not caring for innocent lives that somehow they don’t matter for some grand cause my mind won’t stretch that far
no stockings here are hung or childish excitement felt only a mother with heart torn as children sleep in far off beds and though my love is by my side it doesn’t feel like Christmas
why must it come at me now with its dark draining uselessness why must it pull me down into its weed-choked watery depths the mirror reflects my sad eyes back at me my sad ungrateful eyes that should be smiling how can they be so fickle and foolish when you are there reflected beside them…… Continue reading why?
in a bar on top of a brewery in Dublin on top of the world fun times free drinks but suddenly I am overwhelmed my love needs me and I’m not there friends are sad I’m no use children want to talk and it’s all I can do to hold back the tears sitting in…… Continue reading on top of the world?
delicate fragile tiny bones hollow brittle so easily crushed underfoot broken forever precious hearts unloved and love unlearned too young for this violence suffered long damage so hard to undo with pain ingrained this should not have been
I wrapped a gag around my face tight muzzled myself, to stop the words trying to hold back the spillage but the words bled out around the edges trickling down my chin, and onto the page blending with my tears of confusion inner battles laid out like exhibits for all to see and peer at…… Continue reading Ungagged