Melancholy Boy

Melancholy Boy by Nigel Rickman Bay-windowed houses line the street Gardens tended, hedges neat. From one of those bays a Boy does stare At his World so safe,without a care. At the end of the street a black cloud does drift From kilns,belching smoke,when the men are on shift. He … Continue reading

A Little Girl

A little Girl © By Cheryl In front of a window, the little girl watched the trees swaying wildly as if they had a life of their own. The wind, an unseen presence, was their tormentor on this cold, rainy night. Dark clouds blanketed the sky and thunder rumbled in … Continue reading

When I’m Feeling Better

When I’m feeling better. When I’m feeling better I wont think of you for a whole fortnight. When I’m feeling better I wont freeze and retch in bed with my partner. When I’m feeling better This low level pervasive sadness will be gone. When I’m feeling better I will pity … Continue reading

Lessons in LIfe

LESSONS OF LIFE . . . I feared being alone until I learned to like myself. I feared failure until I realized that I only fail when I don’t try. I feared success until I realized that I had to try in order to be happy with myself. I feared … Continue reading

Trust and Guidance

From “Journey to the Heart – Daily Meditations on the Path to Freeing Your Soul“ by Melody Beattie Trust That Guidance Will Come Trust and act on the guidance you have now. Some parts of our lives appear like a long, paved highway. We can see exactly where to go; … Continue reading

The Road to Success

The Road to Success The road to success is not straight. There is a curve called failure, a loop called confusion, speed bumps called friends, red lights called enemies, caution lights called family; you will have flats called jobs. But…if you have a spare called determination, an engine called perseverance, … Continue reading