I Am Not a Meme

I am a mother An Autism mother I browse the forays of Facebook Forgetting the lakes of purples and blues Decorating my limbs in myriad hues Pools of rage and emotional instability Because my Autistic son has the demonic ability To inflict hurt. I cringe at the memes. Why am I not more like them?Continue reading “I Am Not a Meme”

Miracle

My husband had a failing heart, I have a serious mental illness. When I found out I was pregnant, we weren’t going to go through with it. But when I had my first scan and saw that little heart fluttering, I knew I was going to be a mum. Sadly my husband died when ourContinue reading “Miracle”

Butlins

It’s holiday time, we’re going to Butlins Only fifteen sleeps ‘til our only break From this grimy, shitty council estate This holiday made of fine gold plate It’s going to be great, it’s a break from depressing It’s going to be bloody great! Two little girls in the dodgy hood Council kids but our mannersContinue reading “Butlins”

Mocking Bird

Based on a real life case. Child cruelty breaks my heart. Poor innocents. Poem is written for spoken word, so the rhyming and meter are pretty loose. Mocking Bird Hush little baby don’t say a word Mamma’s gonna buy you a mocking bird And crazy mamma’s off her head, fucking sky high And if youContinue reading “Mocking Bird”

Shit Mum

WARNING: SWEARING ALERT! Yesterday was a tough day where I felt like a totally bad parent. I felt like rocking with a teddybear, sucking a dummy and banging my head on a wall! I must defiantly admit it I didn’t think as a mother I would be so shit A northerner, a salt of theContinue reading “Shit Mum”