Category Archives: poetry

Wish You Were Here

If I bit my fingernails, now would be the time I would be doing it. No, nothing medical….The Ashes. It’s lunch on the final day and Australia need 20 more runs to win the first of the Ashes test. Already … Continue reading

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Something Deep Inside

There’s something deep inside me, it will not go away. It’s slowly taking over, at least that’s what they say. I don’t know how it got there, I don’t know whence it came It eats up all my energy, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid

 Don’t Be Afraid Don’t be afraid of things you don’t know Don’t be afraid when you’re feeling low Make that leap, that very first stride Keep looking ahead with your eyes open wide Don’t be afraid of things that might … Continue reading

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