Resolute

Do not read if swearing shocks you!! Resolute So, it’s a new year And I’m supposed to be making a heartfelt resolution As though being a new me is a miracle bloody solution As though being the old me is a heinous crime And I should be having some sort of criminal prosecution Some sortContinue reading “Resolute”

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”

I have seen

I have seen Fifty years I have lived and breathedAnd walked and talked and loved andQuestioned whether there was a God aboveAnd seen and seen and seen I grew up without a silver spoon in my mouthA well turned out kid in a street whereDinner on the table was an uncertaintyCurtains didn’t match the carpetsAndContinue reading “I have seen”

Mental

Mental They say I’m unwell That I live in a world where my moods Rule the moon and the sun And my eyes see in only three hues Of black, grey and white. They say I’m unwell That I live in a world where my senses Just leave me defenceless And moments of clarity areContinue reading “Mental”

Brave

A tribute to my grandfather.. Brave Old gnarled hands Lifetime etched between two palms Hands that served a nation Praising life, not singing psalms Two hands that fought a war That fought in peace when death was calm. Never forgetting your working class roots Never afraid of dirty hands Or the perspiration that came withContinue reading “Brave”