My Christmas Tree's Still Up

My tree has been up since November and it’s still up. I don’t even notice it anymore, even though I look at it every day! I just can’t muster the motivation to take it down and put it away! So it inspired me to write this simple poem… My Christmas tree’s still up Sitting forlornContinue reading “My Christmas Tree's Still Up”

Happy Birthday Jesus

Happy birthday Jesus Lying in your simple manger Lowly, meek, humble, commercialism a stranger bet ya didn’t know that years to come your beloved day of birth would become a multitrillion franchise that gifts of gold and myrrh and frankincense by men proclaiming themselves wise would morph into a creed of greed whilst children pleadContinue reading “Happy Birthday Jesus”

I Remember a Time

I remember a time Back when our innocence was Christmas And love was Christmas And peace was Christmas And Joy was Christmas Today I cancelled a haircut I cancelled a haircut because I’m living on the bones of my arse And I don’t want my child to wake up to no presents I don’t wantContinue reading “I Remember a Time”

Letter to Santa

Dear Santa I know I haven’t always been a good girl But please give me a bleedin’ break I don’t ask for much, but every woman has her desires For goodness sake. I run myself ragged, day in, day out Autism mum first and foremost Harassed bitchface, mardy cow There are days when I don’tContinue reading “Letter to Santa”

'Twas the Night Before Christmas 2019

‘Twas the night before Christmas And all round the house The children were freezing The gas had run out They’re huddled in blankets And second hand coats With bad chest infections And painful, sore throats. There is no electric They’ve run out of money They’re scared and they’re frightened They’re crying for mummy. But mummyContinue reading “'Twas the Night Before Christmas 2019”