Poem : Our Baby Lost

Poem : Our Baby Lost

A precious life Here, now gone Precious name Not yet called Precious smile Never seen Precious talent Undiscovered Precious friendships Never made Precious moments Forever passed A precious promise We’ll meet again. More...
Poem : Kindred Spirits

Poem : Kindred Spirits

So brief our friendship Like mist, it was gone. Meeting as neighbours, Leaving as new friends. Talked of doubts and cares, Shared our hopes and dreams. We didn’t meet every day But every day, I miss you. Telling our stories Life paths crisscrossing Meeting for coffee,...
Poem : One of us

Poem : One of us

I didn’t know you well but you were one of us. You belong right here. I saw you in the paper shop, Sometimes in the supermarket, Once, I spied you by the swamp. Smiling as you ate at our local And lunched with loyal friends with lattes from the van. You were there...
Poem : Listening for Footsteps

Poem : Listening for Footsteps

In my mind’s eye I see your nod, your sigh I see the way you walked I hear the way you talked I catch myself listening For your footsteps.   I recall that you laughed At a joke I shared I knew you frowned At an opinion I aired I remember your tears, Your joys,...
Poem : We’ll never know

Poem : We’ll never know

We’ll never know why you refused to stay You left without a word, without a note. No time for tales to share or words to say that speak of love. No final anecdote to tell your workplace full of tearful staff. No further rounds at local wat’ring hole where plans were...
Poem: What will you remember?

Poem: What will you remember?

I won’t remember The mountains you climbed in your youth The knowledge you gained through study The money you earned in the good times The goals you reached along the way The ideas you aired with conviction The applause you received from peers The success you...