Do you know what saddens me? That one day One day probably sooner than I would like There will be no one left. No one left who knew you, who met you, who spoke with you. One day Probably quite soon There will only be me And you will be a story.
Walking down the street, hand held by mum, My eyes shift to the right, and I see you. Standing in the doorway, cig in hand, Arm lifting, you wave. Standing in the street, I get stuck talking, The village gossips are asking if he’s dead yet. Walking down the street, towards me, An eye roll … Continue reading Memories
White hair, glasses and radiant smile,She sits. The black cat on her knee,Sleeping. The muted TV plays on in the background, The presenter's loud "180!" can still somehow be heard. A newspaper's pages are heard turning, Followed by the clearing of a voice. "Guess what", he says,With joy in his eyes. I love you.
Every year, on this day I think of the time that I ate so many pancakes I was fit to burst. I remember your amazed faces as I sat and ate my 7th in a row and I remember the joy and excitement that you had about the day itself. I remember and I feel. … Continue reading Shrove Tuesday
The things you remember... I remember being asked to read a piece of paper that had written on it: 'happinessisnowhere' and to say out loud what it said... "Happiness is nowhere.""My daughter showed me this... look again at the words... happinessisnowhere and now when I sepearate them... happiness/is/now/here..." "It's all about your mindset." This was … Continue reading Happinessisnowhere
The music is loud and the crowd even louder. Voices everywhere, an irritating mumble of everyone’s words blending into one monotone sound and yet she still hears every single word as if they were surrounded by silence. “Who would have ever thought it!” The conversation had been a positive one, one where she had … Continue reading What Was Already Known
Here's to the ones that we got Cheers to the wish you were here but you're not 'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories Of everything we've been through Toast to the ones here today Toast to the ones that we lost on the way 'Cause the drinks bring back all the memories And … Continue reading Memories
"There's a wall in front of you. It's tall, it towers over you. You have to climb it. In order for you to get to where you want, you have to get to the other side. So start climbing. You will fall, at some point. It's inevitable. But does that mean you give up? If … Continue reading Keep Climbing
I love the rain. The sound of it hitting the street below and splashing as cars pass by. It's inspirational in its own right. There's something very calming and therapeutic about rain. Like a million tears running down windows, witnessed by many a lost soul. It changes things, the smell in the air, the mood … Continue reading Rain
I had not been prepared for March - February seemed to fly by! For March I have landed on the idea of meditating and giving up bacon (just for the one month). This is a hardship already. I am struggling so very much to meditate. I find that the breathing exercises remind me way too … Continue reading March is Here