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Have you met the black dog?

Have you met the black dog?

Have you met the Black Dog?                                     Always there,                                              But I am not always aware Of his brooding presence.   He never forces his attentions,          But let the natural sway                   Of life...
Fearing fear

Fearing fear

The black tentacles encompass my heart, The reddish purple, lava-like, swirls in my guts, My breath shortens and accelerates, My heart rate tunes into the changing movement And adjusts itself accordingly.   My whole system is on alert, Remembering why it is doing...
For Ferris

For Ferris

    Fire Fairy, Web Weaver, Mythical yet skilful. Gardener extraordinaire, Connected to the Earth.   Pet lover, people lover, Gatherer of the suffering. Coming to full power now, Potential limitless.   Independent spirit, but Thriving on connection. Sensitive and...
Ode to Mo

Ode to Mo

The pace was cruel from the start, Mo’s rivals in close order. It seemed East Africa conspired To find a new marauder.   ‘It’s suicidal’ came the whisper Of the keen observers. But no, the athletes worked as teams To test Mo’s true resources.  ...
I’m over all of this

I’m over all of this

I’m over all of this, I’ve decided. The striving to be somewhere else, Or someone else. To be prettier, slimmer, Or cleverer, or more successful, In the future. To constantly look beyond today, Backwards or forwards. Life‘s progression delivers progress Without my...
Things that bring me joy

Things that bring me joy

A kindly word, A cheerful smile, My morning stroll – About a mile.   The dog’s soft fur, His jaunty gait, The ‘stop and drop’ That makes me wait.   A turn of phrase That makes me grin, Connecting hearts Bring warmth within.   A welcome call From someone dear Can...