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

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

I guess I’m not that Strong

I guess I’m not that strong Let me paint a picture, of a house beside the sea Where there’s smiles and laughter and happiness, a proper family It was never quite like this though, not even in my dreams It was always me against you all, always different teams. I’ve … Continue reading