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Beautiful older woman/ loss don’t last the journey image

Don’t Prioritise Your Looks

Don’t prioritise your looks my friend,they won’t last the journey.Your sense of humour though, will only get better.Your intuition will grow and expand like a …

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Teenager starting into distance/ poem about teenagers by Donna ashworth

Tell The Teenagers

Tell the teenagersThat this will not go on forever, that very very soon, their life will begin again and it will begin in glorious technicolour. …

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CHARLES MACKESY DRAWING

ONE DAY

Today, I dared to let myself dream,That the world will one day open again.That the locks will loosen, the walls will fall,The doors will fly …

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Toddler boy at window

Life After Lockdown

I think it’s time to tell the story of the journey we’ve been on,Now that life is slowly starting up again.Perhaps it’s time to take …

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Mother and daughter in lake

If I Ever Have To Leave

If I ever have to leave you love,Please know I didn’t choose it.You were my every waking thought,My world, I wouldn’t lose it. If I …

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Woman in field

I Know It’s Hard…

I know it’s hard,to let people see the real you.Like showing your whole hand of cards at the start of a game,you won’t win.But life …

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3 girls splashing in the sea, body confidence

There Was A Photo Of A Woman

There was a photo of a woman on the internet,She was smiling as she splashed amidst the sea.I read the comments underneath and this is …

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Little girl releasing balloon

Tu me manques…‘you are missing from me’

The french don’t say, ‘I miss you’, they say… Tu me manques…‘You are missing from me’. You are. Missing. I feel your absence as though …

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Female friendship

Dear Friend, Save Your Best For Someone Else

Dear Friend, I don’t need you at your best when you come to my home.I don’t care what you’re wearing or what car you drove.I …

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What If The Kids Have Had A Masterclass In Life?

Hear me out…What if the children have actually learned more this year?Not about fractions or physics – but about life.What if, this year, the children …

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If You Have Ever Lost Someone To Suicide…

If you have ever lost someone to suicide, you will know what it’s like to feel guilt…Guilt that you didn’t see more.Guilt that you didn’t …

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You Were Just In Too Much Pain

You were just in too much pain to keep on living.And I’m sorry that I didn’t see that now.I think your soul was just too …

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