Words to live by...

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Female friendship

Dear Friend, Save Your Best For Someone Else

Dear Friend, I don’t need you at your best when you come to my home.I don’t care what you’re wearing or what car you drove.I …

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What If The Kids Have Had A Masterclass In Life?

Hear me out…What if the children have actually learned more this year?Not about fractions or physics – but about life.What if, this year, the children …

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If You Have Ever Lost Someone To Suicide…

If you have ever lost someone to suicide, you will know what it’s like to feel guilt…Guilt that you didn’t see more.Guilt that you didn’t …

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You Were Just In Too Much Pain

You were just in too much pain to keep on living.And I’m sorry that I didn’t see that now.I think your soul was just too …

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Shine On…

We are living in abnormal times.Times of great change.Times of great loss.Times of chaos, unrest and struggle.I think we will look back on this year …

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And So The Earth Wept

And so the earth wept,Again.For she has wept so many times before.But this time, she wept further.Her people were in crisis and her lands,were dying.You …

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And I Am Glad Again, That I Feel Pain…

Sometimes I wish I didn’t have to feel everythingSo deeplyLike the weight of the world is mine to bear. Sometimes I wish I was one …

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What If We’re Not Just Tired…

What if we’re not just tired.What if it’s our souls that are exhausted?The kind of tired that sleep won’t remedy, that fresh air or good …

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The year 2020

Where Were You In The year 2020?

2020, the year the world stopped…2020, the year the people stayed home.2020, the year the earth took back its control, for a short while.2020, the …

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You were born without a worry, poem by Donna ashworth

YOU WERE BORN WITHOUT A WORRY

You were born not caring much,For the curves along your thighs.And it took you several yearsTo care a thing about your size. When you die, …

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Pascal Campion, an excuse to do nothing, poem Donna ashworth

You Will Look Back On This

You will look back on this my friend,And you won’t remember the boredom,Or the loneliness.You will remember the sunshine,And the way the stars looked brighter …

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Hilda, poem, self love, poem body confidence, poem ageing, poem for body acceptance

There’s A Woman In My Mirror

There’s a woman in my mirrorAnd she looks a lot like me,Though there’s lines around her eyes,And her hair is wild and free.She is plumper …

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