Category Archives: poetry

Happy 4th M

Do you know? That you ask me this question About 30 times a day And then comes the watershed Of your mind palace Do you know? Those expressive brown eyes Are a window into your heart Those small square nostrils … Continue reading

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LLC at 3

LLC, now you’re three You’re our little monkey A free spirit with so much chat Who has perfected the art of the “innocent pat” You love big and scrum hard And you’re turning into quite the card We love the … Continue reading

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Twas the night after Christmas

Twas the night after Christmas And all through the house Lingers the magic of Santa And smell of my spouse The stockings were unwrapped yesterday With LLC’s enthusiastic flare Presents exchanged With family who were there The children rejoiced To … Continue reading

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Back from the brink

At times like this I’m my own worst enemyWhy did my inner demons come out to play?To dither and scoldTo time waste and wallowTo tie my hands and mind as time ticked away On the losing side of life’s tug … Continue reading

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You’re a cheeky monkeyA free spiritInnocent and true   You don’t smile on demand But when you do My heart glows And your hearty chuckleThat burst outWhen moo cow bounced on your belly Half squeakHalf gagMusic to my ears We … Continue reading

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