Diary · Life

9/jan/21

Another freezing cold day in france starting at minus 3. Our small oil radiator en route 24 7. Just managed to make coffee and open and close the fridge 3 times because I forgot if I had put milk in.

It’s the 9th January, so much to do, Christmas decorations must come down, probably bad luck if not. About 3 lots of laundry to fold and put away and probably at least 3 that needs doing.

Trying to sup my coffee before the little one wakes up. Too late, guess I will have company. Need to get to the doctors and wait for an appointment alone. Need to book two weeks in advance here and wait an hour too. Got my earphones ready.

What are you upto today?

Phil

family · Life

Cousin Peter – hospital

I finally spoke with a friendly voice

That knows my cousin well

Turns out he was in hospital

Before the covid spell

But this voice doesn’t know

Anymore than me

And I’m going to have to dig

If I want to be freed

Burdened by the unknown

Only holding on to hope

Time is my only option

Call it an escape rope

My next steps that I’ll make

May provide something

And stop adding to this book

Because I’m really missing him

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family · Life

This new year

This new year we celebrate with cheer

Muffled by masks when drinking our beers

I wish you good health and hope you stay safe

We must have hope and a little faith

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family · Life · love · New work

I will find you !

We have been confined

Unable to help

Searching for you

As you have no-one else

Finally I know

You have been taken ill

But your whereabouts unknown

A very bitter pill

I know now

That it will not be too long

I will find answers

And what has been going on

You will know you have someone

That cares about you

Because in this life

We do what we have to do

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Life · New work

The power of dance

I used to love to dance

Majestically moving like silk in the wind

The music would play

And envelop my soul

Controlling my spirit

With its melodic hold

I would breathe it

With every movement

My body my treasure

My actions feel right

As it would move

Without having to think

I would dance forever and a day

Until I could no more

Stopped by my own weakness

Or until the music ends

But if I had my way

Time would never stop

And neither would I

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Life · love · Love 2020 · New work

First impressions

Why when I cry does it never end

As I look at our first selfie

It has been merely days

But my chest tightens so much

When you touch my face

Just a moments embrace

Could satisfy me for an eternity

If we could stay forever

In each others arms

Why do you have to leave

Just an hour is too long

Like a needing puppy

I can only hope to cling on

I have only your scarf

With your sweet scent

To remind me of our precious time

Until the next time

I can breathe your air

My tears I cry for you

My proof of a joyful longing

To hold you once more

And this time

To not let go
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family · Life · New work

Warmth

Oh how I hate the cold

The bitter morning

Leaving the covers a sufferance

As I scoot to the bathroom

Stubbing my toe

Silently cursing to myself

As I close the door behind

I can see my breath

Taking off my cheap pyjamas

Exposing my naked skin

It must be below freezing

Turning the four pronged tap

Hoping to myself

The water piercing

As is flows off my fingertips

And I wait

Anticipating warmth

Almost begging for it

With both hands in a prayer

Please let me have warmth

family · Life · love

Unjust


A cold wet morning

Masked whispering

As I study the clouds

Rain tickles my face

As I take in the emotions

The bells begin to echo

And slowly they approach

Followed by loved ones

Emotions overpowering

Tears weeping

As brothers work together

Friends with reddened eyes

Children in silence

So brave, quietly crying

What must they be feeling?

So young to have lost

So unfair

So unjust