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”

A New year Ode

Well, its New Year, a time when people all around the world are celebrating. A time when people get together, when families and friends unite. But there are many lonely, elderly people who don’t have that privilege and will be sitting at home, alone and lonely. My heart goes out to them. Here is myContinue reading “A New year Ode”

The Birds and the Bees

How do you have sex mum? How are babies made? Then I glance at my phone And see my son has been asking our friend Google Home And our Google friend is no holds barred He says the penis goes inside the vagina And I gaze at these robotic, grown up words And wonder ifContinue reading “The Birds and the Bees”

You Said You Loved Me

You said you loved me When we feasted our eyes it was love at first sight I could barely see you with my shitty eyesight And your dodgy white dentures gave me a real fright And we would have looked better in the fog at midnight But you loved me. You said you loved meContinue reading “You Said You Loved Me”

Wrecking Ball

To all the domestic abuse survivors WRECKING BALL You, my wrecking ball I your derelict A palette of purple Green blue hues Priceless masterpiece Painted by ‘loving’ hands Place your fist in my face One more time. Colour your tattered canvas Add a splash more colour Perhaps a dash of red In war-torn rivulets. SmiteContinue reading “Wrecking Ball”