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Unfortunate names?

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Pickthanks and Naysayers

Last week, two things jumped out at me: the word ‘pickthanks’ (which was to become a favourite) and a photograph from 1936. Well…the following was the result…   Why I Wear My Cross. In a world of pickthanks, he stood out- … Continue reading

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First Love

  First Love   He holds her pale hand firmly in his grip Lest she might slip away Leaving him alone, desperate.   Never though has he held her love. I keep that safe beneath my bed, in a box … Continue reading

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Dark Thoughts

Dark thoughts. You have now become The thing you did not expect And shameful cuts bleed. Shadows in your eyes? Darkness can’t hide bitter tears As you cut new scars. Winter’s taking hold Old dreams soon fade, frost bitten In … Continue reading

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I Miss The Beach

There are times, many of them, when I look back on my life and think how good it used to be. I guess I am one of those people who often sees the past through a rose tinted lens. Right … Continue reading

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Nearly New Year Resolution

This past year has given me something new. I have managed to do something I didn’t really think possible a little while ago. I have taken my guitar and sat in front of strangers and, maybe worse, sometimes people I … Continue reading

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