Posts tagged ‘pride’

April 30, 2021

The Big Gay Gull

by Jem Croucher

In the grounds of our Emmaus

Old Portslade village, Sussex way

stands proud a wooden sculpture 

of a seagull tall and gay

The ‘Big Gay Gull’ was built for ‘Pride’

a diverse celebration

in partnership with charities

for summer jubilation

February 4, 2020

Humbling pride and cheer

by Jem Croucher

Someone I have never met
humbled me today
posted comment on my blog
with what they had to say

Tears they trickled as I read
with joy and pleasure there
And the tugging of my heartstrings
was way beyond compare

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May 10, 2017

Achievement and Pride

by Jem Croucher

We’ve walked a hundred miles
my brother Dave and me
The South Downs Way from Winchester
to Eastbourne by the sea
And when we reached the signpost
at the end we both agreed
that the feeling of achievement
was very good indeed

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August 2, 2015


by Jem Croucher


Brighton saw a rainbow
but there wasn’t any rain
Throngs lined all the city streets
And Pride shone bright again

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July 20, 2014

Three Wishes

by Venkat

wish anger
were a whisper of breeze
a bubble of tender death

not rain drops
pinching in grand unison
upon roof of the tender mind

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March 19, 2014


by Rana

They say it’s wise

to pick your battles,

to avoid the conflict

and preserve the peace.

But what of honesty, what of pride

can be preserved in the face of opposition?

There is something to be said in pride –

there is a pride in being honest with the world,

with one’s self.

One cannot sleep in a bed with

dishonesty between the sheets.

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March 27, 2013

The first man

by james left his hat

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You were the first man

Who loved me

Who held me

The first man who cared if I was okay

The first man who came running when I needed you

My first Santa Claus

My first guidance counselor

My first couch date

The first man to lay down the law

The first man first rate.

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September 26, 2012

The brightest star ( my daughter)

by TarekOfCairo

I am sore from stretching
to be as tall
Tired of listening to your music
and dreaming ….
I should too

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