Tag Archive for ‘poetry’

PRECIOUS

Remember those late summer days, with the hum Of insects and shimmering heat and that sun That low golden, ‘I’m in love’ sun? Remember the songs we could hear in the trees, The scent of hot grass and the warm salted breeze, That thistledown-wish laden breeze? Remember the lemonade smile on your face, The knowing that we all belong in this place, This dearly-held, storybook place? Remember the stepping of […]

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Colour Me In

Will you colour me in, I feel a bit bland? Could you draw a big smile, Put a flower in my hand? Will you cover the tired You see in my eyes? Put some pink in my cheeks And some blue in my skies? I’d like a striped dress And a large yellow hat A polka dot purse And a fluffy white cat. Oh please colour me in, Your crayons […]

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In My Dreams

I am going to write a book, Design a fashion line, I am going to study French, Create a sparkling wine. I’d really like to buy a horse And learn to figure skate, And oh I’d like to make a frame From bits of broken plate. I am going to learn to surf, And grow a veggie patch, Then I might see how I would do In a boxing match. […]

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I Wee’d In The Wilderness

I wee’d in the wilderness, it happened like this: A very long trek, I needed a piss. I felt very shy though I was quite alone, An off-the-track outcrop I chose for my throne. But no dilly-dally for me on the rocks, Or else I’d have wees running down to my socks. So down went my thermals, my knickers to follow And I squatted neatly right over a hollow. When stream […]

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