Swept Away on the Turbulent Wave of Remembering

Swept Away on the Turbulent Wave of Remembering – Childhood Sexual Abuse   Remembering is a wave of turbulence Spiraling down Believing you will die from its force Or drown in your grief over your loss of innocence Tumbling round and round Repeating over and over I was just a … Continue reading

Just slightly braver

Just slightly braver I’ve been on a journey now, for quite some time But it does not belong to me; it’s not just mine. They are so many people, trying to be more self aware Too many questioning, what was so awfully unfair I’ve written a lot, about the things … Continue reading

Dear Daughter

Dear Daughter When they handed you to me, I knew this day would come The day my resolve, would be completely undone From that very first day, my head has been in a whirl My precious little princess, my little baby girl I look into your eyes and I often … Continue reading

Just simply a message

            Just simply a message When you feel like it’s an effort to cope When you’re standing at the top of that slippery slope Struggling to comprehend the scale and the scope Clutching at straws while clinging to hope  Don’t be afraid of the clutter … Continue reading

What you Intended

What you intended I clocked you near the ticket office, as you walked in from the cold Your face was calm, but your eye contact controlled I noticed that you did not buy, a ticket or a fare I followed you undetected, as you made your way to the stare … Continue reading

Treading Water

Treading Water I’m going nowhere fast Still re-living the past I’m not where I wanna be But I’ll get there, you’ll see! Having taken many steps I still harbour regrets I’m closer than I used to be I will get there, you’ll see! Starting another new chapter But with gremlins … Continue reading

Someone like me

Someone like me When I was fifteen, sixteen, seventeen Before anyone bothered, to intervene Nobody questioned, my need to be alone This was before C.D’s, and the mobile phone I used to walk for hours, cross the fields I’d roam No real purpose, so long as I, was not home … Continue reading

Pen to Paper

Pen to Paper I wanted to put pen to paper today It’s really not that easy Figuring out what i want and need to say It’s making me feel measly Attempting to put my thoughts in some order It’s causing me to panic Straightening out the levels of disorder So … Continue reading