Tag: Future

Orpheus 

Taking time by the hand She walks Looking to the future An Orpheus curse But despite her aching heart She never turns back

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Stepping 

Sometimes to move forward You feel like you’re stepping back Sometimes this gives you the space To feel like you’re on the right track Sometimes stepping seems impossible You feel like you’re wading or trapped Sometimes try standing fast in this moment You may see something new in this gap Sometimes to stand is the…

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Merry Christmas folks. Here's a new poem which is very close to my heart about accepting your here and now at a time where you're expected to fit in with the clichés and expectations of others. Realising that you can enjoy the now and still remember those you have sadly lost.  


When the family gathers and the smiles start flowing

With the cold crisp air all eyes are glowing
When the air seems filled with festive tunes

And laughter hangs in the decorated rooms

Like gossamer threads in the frosty morn

Starlight glistens, they burn brighter than before
Telling tales of the moments gone, the unforgotten days

Are handprints ghosted on surfaces, gifts and doorways
A cliché; I know, but it's the small things I adore

At a time where we all notice and are more aware than before

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