Month: December 2017

The night is drawing to a close

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Walking into the night The blanket of darkness Hides what is to come What is to be In the new year For now the curtains are closing On the old year Dust-sheets put on joy and grief Memories filed away A photo-album shut The urge for the sunrise to come A virgin day An unwritten story The promise of will be The fear of what’s to come Break free with the first rays of sunshine […]


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on a year well lived tears cried fears fought things learned people met people left people loved people hugged puppies cuddled birds watched flowers smelled books read poems written people hated people forgiven me forgiven boundaries set bicycles ridden mountains climbed defeat admitted overcoming planned dances in kitchen children’s smiles football in the park sticky fingers in my face letting go of pain letting go of anger letting go of fear embraced darkness until the […]