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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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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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Housework

Housework: The tasks, such as cleaning and cooking, that are performed in housekeeping. So today my mum is coming to stay, and instead of cleaning and tidying my house I’m sat here writing this poem about it! I hate housework, do you? Tidy here, Spring clean there, Wipe a spill, Mop, then stare. New spill, Read More

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Power Through

Power Through: (v.) continue despite difficulties Not one normally, To ask for help. Just power through, Fine by myself. Up at night, Work all day. No time for rest, Little time for play. In control of it all, How I want to be seen. No cracks, no failing, Falling apart at the seam. Don’t notice Read More

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Insomnia

Insomnia: Insomnia, or sleeplessness, is a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired. Darkness, silence, Yet my brain screams noise. Thoughts, words, Never quiet. Breathing becomes quicker, Shoulders hunched. Uncomfortable, restless. Eyes wide open. Anxiety awakens, Panic begins. Thoughts whirl, never stopping. Heart Read More

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The Next Chapter

Chapter: Chapter (books), main division of a piece of writing or document. End of one part, On to a new. Different routine, Changes anew. Time to start school, Now you’re four years old. The next chapter for you, New stories to unfold. You’re ready and excited, Brain absorbing many things. Craving fresh challenges, Soaking up Read More

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The Gîte

Gîte: A gîte is a specific type of holiday accommodation. A gîte is a holiday home which is available for rent. Gîtes are usually fully furnished and equipped for self-catering. She stands tall and proud, Elegant on the outside, decorative. Flowers hang by the door, swaying in the breeze. Shutters open wide, Daring the observer Read More

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Building Memories

Memories: The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience. The act or an instance of remembering; recollection: spent the afternoon lost in memory. All that a person can remember. Something remembered: pleasant childhood memories. Lives together, Yet often apart. Separated all day, Joined by five hearts. Goodbye in the morning, Gone all the day. Read More

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Travel

Travel: Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations, and can involve travel by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, airplane, or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one way or round trip. In the car, A long way to go. Are we nearly there yet? For the millionth time Read More