When you wish upon a star

When You Wish Upon a Star Two teenagers, unknown to each Each wishing on a star She, for eternal love Him, a brand new car They never knew their paths would cross And their wishes they would get She found her love, and him…a car Don’t leave…there’s more here yet…. College years and future dreams Still to come, with who? Two teenagers growing up alone … Continue reading When you wish upon a star

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The Piper at Dunblane

The Piper at Dunblane A chanter cracked from overuse Cheeks salt stained from shed tears Shed for those who lost their lives Lost well before their years The piper played for seventeen Who never saw their best Amazing Grace hung in the air While our hearts beat in our chests The massacre at Dunblane School took seventeen that day One teacher and lo, sixteen more … Continue reading The Piper at Dunblane

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The King of Keeping Secrets

The King of Keeping Secrets Do I love you? I can’t tell you Am I happy I don’t know Will I stay with you forever? That’s a long time I don’t know I’m the king of keeping secrets I’m the best since time began I’m lost here, and I’m searching I am me, but, a new man Love me for the man I am Don’t … Continue reading The King of Keeping Secrets

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How Do You Give Away a Life?

How Do You Give Away A Life? Sorting boxes, packing clothes Assaulted by the past When you stood and said forever You both thought it would last A jewellery box, a trinket here A gift they never used A present from five years ago You smile, a bit bemused The boxes fill, the tears arrive You know it must be done It’s the one part … Continue reading How Do You Give Away a Life?

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Bring Them Back with A Song

Bring them back with a song When do you really lose them? Is it when they up and die Or is it when the diagnosis Is one that makes you cry? When you forget just how they sounded Or just how they really looked Do you lose them over time? Do you forget the food they cooked? You know you can bring them back with … Continue reading Bring Them Back with A Song

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