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Happiness

Happiness: Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. I didn’t think it possible, A dream I’d always chased. Wishing, hoping, yearning. Not wanting life to be a waste. Courage came from deep within. Forced myself to try. Worked harder than I Read More

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At Night

When it’s the middle of the night and I’m not allowed to sleep, I panic and I feel wretched and I slowly start to weep. The weeping turns to anger and I feel out of control, Hate myself, hate no sleep, into darkness I begin to fall. Evil words leave my mouth and cruelly abuse Read More

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Tears Bubble

Tears: Lacrimation, or lachrymation, (from Latin lacrima, meaning “tear”) is the secretion of tears. Tears formed through crying are associated with strong internal emotions. Tears bubble under the surface, I will not set them free. They won’t escape, just bubble there; Always a part of me. Sadness washes over at times; Overwhelming, sudden, shock. Instead Read More

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Jog on PND

You know you’re not welcome here anymore, Go away, get out, I’ve shown you the door. Don’t you dare come back and ruin my world, I won’t let you, I’ll stay strong for my boys and my girl. Get lost, jog on, go away, just scram, I’ve worked too hard to get well and to Read More

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Not enough time

Too much to do, so much undone, Not enough time. Want it all, to have it all, Not enough time. Gallop here, race there, Not enough time. Rush around, never stopping, Not enough time. Half done, a rubbish job, Not enough time. Never finished, rarely complete, Not enough time. Anxious and worried, Not enough time. Read More

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Fallen Leaves

This is my entry to the Center Parcs and Tots 100 November challenge. If I’m chosen, I would like to visit Longleat Forest. Center Parcs is a wonderful place for a fantastic family break and so I’ve decided to enter this poem into their family blogger competition! If you’d like to enter then Center Parcs Read More

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Different, but the same

I’d just like to say that after reading this poem back, it could possibly sound like I’m a bit dissatisfied with my life at the moment, which couldn’t be further from the truth!! I guess I’m just very aware at times that even though I do different things everyday, my days are still very much Read More

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A Monster Ate My Mum Press Release

A MONSTER ATE MY MUM Written by Jen Faulkner A children’s book, written in rhyme, looking at Post Natal Depression from a child’s perspective. First Edition, published on 18th October 2013 Print version: £7.49 ebook: 99p An important subject, and one that can be tricky to talk about, is Post Natal Depression, which affects between Read More

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The Why Cowboy

Now, I’m not sure if I’ve banged on about it enough, but I recently I self published my A Monster Ate My Mum poem. The response so far has been overwhelming and I’m thrilled. It’s an amazing feeling to know you have reached out to people and are helping others that have suffered or are Read More