Downtrodden

I write for the downtrodden For those who haven’t found their place in this eat you up and spit you out cut throat world I write for those who need a helping hand to crawl out of their pit of ‘you are shit’ Where misfortune throws the meek, the weak, the ‘I can’t cope’ TheContinue reading “Downtrodden”

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”

Bipolar Wish

I wish that you could see inside my sick bipolar mind I wish you could just ride above the judgements of a kind Where I may seem unstable, flighty, moody, and resigned To making daisy chains of bits of brain, and then I find That eyes are staring, no one caring, might as well beContinue reading “Bipolar Wish”

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”

'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”