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Daughter’s Day

Florists burst with fathers and children, Ordering the obligatory bouquet, Writing heartfelt messages. Others, a card from the garage or Chocolates left over from Christmas. A celebration of mothers: The wonderful mother The ‘good enough’ mother. But how does one … Continue reading

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Death’s attendant

She hovers outside the window in short sleeves, Puffy ankles pushed into sandals, Oblivious to the mid-winter crispness. She sucks the life out of her ciggie, Increasing her lip lines with every draw. Hair dyed so black it’s almost blue, … Continue reading

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Thoughts

Particles, Drift randomly hither and thither, In constant collision. Suspended, In the liquid of the mind. Dust, fluff Tiny grains, Seeds of thoughts, Remnants, Tirelessly, Jiggling and wiggling, In perpetual Brownian motion. ——————————————————————————— © Vicky Newham 2012. All rights reserved. … Continue reading

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RELENTLESS RAIN

Reservoirs still empty But droplets dangle Everywhere, Their grip stretched, Dripping from limp limbs. Swollen rivers throb, Flood waters out of control. Trees hang, Forlornly mourning The glorious giddy warmth And sweet summer idling Of the English sun. A distant … Continue reading

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Buttercup buttercup

Basking buttercups, a carpet of yellow, Cover the lush, hillside meadows. Their bowl-shaped petals face the sun, Devils in disguise, these poisonous weeds. Bees buzz, and flit from flower to flower, Greedily gobbling up pollen. Dandelion seed heads float in … Continue reading

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Love

Minds touch Hearts beat Dreams collide Souls meet Histories merge Bodies speak. ———————————————- © Vicky Newham 2012. All rights reserved. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from the blog’s author is strictly prohibited. Excerpts … Continue reading

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Banstead Woods in May

The rhythmic fall of feet On wet woodland soil Bluebells carpet the forest floor Birds tweet afternoon chorus From trees and peat That distinctive smell Rain falls, a fine film Hood up, attention inward Shots in the distance Woodpecker pecking … Continue reading

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