depression · happy · Life · love · managing depression

The peace of the park

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Oh I love the peace when we come to the park

I can hear the birds sing and lark

Watching the joggers as they pass on by

Reflecting on life, not asking why

I love the sun as it warms me up

Not too hot, its just enough

As I watch the water rippling in the sun

Kids feeding ducks, having fun

I stop to breathe and forget it all

Before I leave heaven and I fall

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fantasy · Life

Dare me

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Dare me

Go on do your worst

Punish me with your words

Quench my every thirst

Tell me what you want

Intricated thoughts

Twisted nothingness

A daredevil to be bought

If I expire doing what I love

Dying happy all above

Whisked in emotion

Whirpooled away

Stunned in shock

Scare THAT away

You will never win

I refuse to be beat

Stubborn as hell

Unsurmountable feat

So come on bring it on

Make me suffer pure

If you think you’ve got it

Make me your…..whore

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Life · Success

The egoistic man

There was a poor old man

A poor old man was he

He used to pray to his god

Selfish as can be

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Why do you not help me out

Help me to be rich

Please give me lots of wealth

Don’t treat me like a bitch

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A holy man took pity on him

Wanting to give him a break

So he too prayed for him

Hoping it wasn’t a mistake

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God appeared before him

Is this a joke my son

This man thinks only of him

What will he become

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The Holy man insisted again

And God agreed to help

To help the selfish man

I will offer him wealth

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The poor man was off one day

On his way to pray

Every day he walked the same

He never changed his way

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So God prepared some gems

Priceless incredible gleam

He put them on the poor man’s path

They only had to be seen

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I know, I’ll close my eyes today

The man said to himself

He walked across the gems

Without realising their wealth

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What are these things under my feet

As he kicked them out the way

That stupid silly selfish man

Would live to regret that day

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Flowers · haiku · happy · Uncategorized

Spring haikus

Look at that sunrise
Warming beauty, rays of gold
Allume this grey day

The little boy gave
His hand, whistling while crossing
The road with her

The odeur of them
Seeping through to our nostrils
Flowers blooming spring

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family · Life · Rhyming poetry to change your day

Wake up sleepy head

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Almost the weekend

So true so true

One more day of work

What will I do

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Mode zombie today

Not slept enough

Got to drive to work

Feeling so rough

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Can I go back to bed

Under the covers so warm

No you lazy git

Oh my heart is torn

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Let me sleep

Just a minute or two

I promise I’ll move

What am I to do

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Drag yourself downstairs

Make a cup of tea

Enjoy its warmth

See, isn’t that glee

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Now begone you hermit

Move your bloody ass

What did you think

This poem was gonna be class

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happy · Life · love · New book · Rhyming poetry to change your day · Uncategorized

Today let’s have a blast

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I like them moments of silence

Just being alone

Hearing just the clock ticking

In the comfort of my home

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The fridge whirring

Nothing else

It’s a funny thing

Being by one’s self

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It’s lonely

Exhilarating too

Daydreaming about the world

What we are about to do

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No television

No radio

That would spoil it

Not the way to go

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Just…. Peace

Tranquille as can be

In my little bubble

Free like a tree

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What will happen

On this day so new

I am so excited

Opposite of feeling blue

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Just….. Thinking

Reflecting on the past

I am sure today

I’m gonna have a blast

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Today let’s have a blast

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Life

A nice cuppa

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Oh i fancy a cuppa

A nice cuppa tea

I need it to wake up

For me to be me

Dont take sugar no more

Sweet enough me

Mm a nice hot cup

To start the day really

Lounge back in the sofa

Knees up to my chest

Cup to my lips

You know the rest ๐Ÿ˜‹

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happy · Life · love

That first time

What’s a relationship? well I’m gonna be blunt

Can you be with someone, succeed the hunt?

Do you know someone before going out?

Their favorite things to go about?

Ok, fast forward skip all of that

Let’s get to the good stuff, the blunt facts

You finally do the business his place or hers

What happens next? What is going to occur?

Was it rubbish, no joy there?

Did they smell bad? Not going there!

Was you so clingy they told you so?

Did they grab their coat and go?

Did they say their ex was better?

Did they leave an ex’s letter?

Maybe they won’t do the thing that you love

For you it’s essential, for you it’s a must!

So…  

You find a good partner, great, once and for all

What happens next, it is your call

That bizarre moment all is done

The sex is over, so is the fun

Make a cup of tea? Put on the telly

Make dinner, fill our bellies?

Awkwardness over for a little bit

Enjoy your life, make a go of it! ๐Ÿ˜„

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happy · Life · love

You make me happy

Please sing along…….

Love me tender, love me true

I just keep on loving you

What ever you do to me girl

I’ll love you and I always will

You make me happy every day

To me you matter in every way

Our lives shine bright just like the sun

When our paths crossed I truly won

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