Pray for AUSTRALIA

I am truly moved by the generosity of people. When we see others who are in dire circumstances likened to those in Australia right now, this very minute, the horror they are experiencing at this exact second, we dig deep. Australians have deep pockets and big heart. I am an Australian who is feeling mixedContinue reading “Pray for AUSTRALIA”

losing a pet – 12 months on

My darling boy, as the 12 month anniversary of the day you left approached, I am overwhelmed at how quick time has passed as it only feels like yesterday I was cuddling you. I realized then, that not a day goes by when I don’t think of you. Not a day goes by when IContinue reading “losing a pet – 12 months on”

Poised

Poised in the present Between the highs and lows She believed she could She learned to be strong She speaks her story She wears her eccentricity, her madness her individualism Like a badge She is truth She is extraordinary She will survive everything Because she is who she is She is you Photo prompt –Continue reading “Poised”

What we were told not to talk about

It is Father’s Day in the Southern Hemisphere, which prompted these words, along with the writing challenges, the integration of both together became the inspiration for this poem . . . The woman A daddy has gone Don’t tell anyone darling Please, not just yet * A husband has gone A heart is broken AContinue reading “What we were told not to talk about”

How to be a woman

Welcome to the mind Of a girl interrupted Realistic, honest, positive A girl who grew into a woman Possibly probably fabulously corrupted * Femininity shone from her effervescent presence Belief in her spirit echoed Devilry, mischief Her sweetness evanescence * She knows what she wants Stands up for what she believes At the risk ofContinue reading “How to be a woman”

Save me

Message in a bottle Charming, his dark brooding eyes captured her. He was a bad boy, he exuded sex appeal. Her innocence was no match, her lack of experience making her vulnerable, she was caught in a whirlwind of love at first sight, or so she thought, perhaps not, lust yes. She was captivated. HeContinue reading “Save me”

The mirror cracked

She stared into the face of the stranger Vulnerable Innocent Walking calmly towards life Sometimes Hand in hand towards danger ? . Did she race through life Causing mayhem Creating strife . What encounters shaped her took her breath away made her heart beat faster pangs of loneliness did stir . She knew that faceContinue reading “The mirror cracked”