Posts tagged ‘neglect’

December 5, 2016

Too cold in the winter

by Jem Croucher

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Neglected in winter
gets quite overgrown
Too cold to sit out there
grass stays unmown
Trees shed their leaves
and they fall to the ground
and because I’m not out there
they just lie around

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November 19, 2016

Secret Places

by Jem Croucher

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It’s hidden by the railway line
unkempt for many years
and if the Signalman could see it now
he’s be reduced to tears
Once known as Railway Gardens
when the signal box was there
Nestled just behind the sign
that warned us “Trains – beware”

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December 4, 2015

Garden II

by Jem Croucher

 

I have a parcel of land
out the back where I live
Which comes alive in the summer
when it’s superlative

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May 6, 2015

The Supper I Dream

by Venkat

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I am a deer
In spotted young fur
But I do not run
I stitch a sweater
For my supper with the lion
On that cold snowy night
When he retires, with a tearful eye

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May 23, 2014

Give To Others

by graypoet

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People seem to have lost sight
Of common courtesy and respect
Is it something they learn by life
Or is it due a parent’s neglect.

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March 15, 2014

Our Passing Times

by Venkat

Short, shrill
Chirps of little birds
In hollow echoes of our time
Drowned in mountains of silence
Deafened by guiltless crime
Left with no words
Dead by will

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February 28, 2013

220 Grit

by maiasong

Over and over again

And again

Back and forth

Predictable as time

Ticking away

A hot July day

Front porch swinging

In rhythm

Cooling

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January 13, 2013

Not Now,later I promise

by willowdot21

OH! Don’t you just hate deadlines, they really do my head in. It’s all corporate times  and their patience is paper thin.

Yes I’ll take some time off and you and I with the kids we’ll spend the day. I promise you, I promise you, just it will not be today.

Up each morning at 5am. Shower, coffee, car you have to be seen working hard or you never will go very far.

Yes I’ll take some time off and you and I with the kids we’ll spend the day.I promise you, I promise you, just it will not be today.

Home late every evening, are the kids in bed already. Yes love please a big one I need a drink, my nerves to steady.

Yes I’ll take some time off and you and I with the kids we’ll spend the day.I promise you, I promise you, just it will not be today.

Yes I am important and I am always at the ready I have to work the weekends the firm would collapse with out me and it earns us an extra penny.

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