Ignorant Heart

Years of life given in the blitz of loveSweltering in your arms, my heart encasedProtected and in comfort it was heldWhen all else seemed to fade away, you stayed. Under a myriad of stars, each night adoredIntertwining branches of an oak, stood mightyTwo constants in time with sweetness of wordsHeld together by currents in anContinue reading “Ignorant Heart”

Love Made Me Do It

I was running. Running so fast I could barely feel my breath as it entered and left my lungs. Running so fast that my head throbbed with blood and made my vision foggy. “What have i done?”I lay flat on the ground, the wetness on the street seeping through my clothes and cooling my back.Continue reading “Love Made Me Do It”

The Final Lesson Of My Youth

You knew there was hope in these watersI felt like I couldn’t feel a thingThe world was growing all around meI had no idea what to do Patting my hair, holding my handsWhat took you away from me, I can’t understandGod knew that I needed you hereProtecting my innocence and fear And as things wouldContinue reading “The Final Lesson Of My Youth”

My darling niece

My darling niece. She looks up at me with pondering blue eyes. Confused and comfortable in one look. “Her face is sort of right, but its not mummy” she thinks. So there she goes, concerned, Her face scrunching and then softening like she’s making up her mind. A soft voice reaches out to her fromContinue reading “My darling niece”

Finding Peace

After my previous post “I look to you”, I realised that I wasn’t as happy as I thought I was. I was scared that I’d didn’t even know what made me happy and that maybe somewhere deep down my mind was fiercely trying to retaliate on my rational and heart protecting feelings. On Monday lastContinue reading “Finding Peace”

Apologies for Yesterday

Would you give me a moment to say that I’m sorry for yesterday’s sadness and the night that was lonely. Would you give me a moment to explain what I can of the uncertainty I feel and then hope you understand. Apologies for yesterday, I think I’ll get better Soon I’ll move past this andContinue reading “Apologies for Yesterday”

As strong as her

LR was the first patient that made me feel like I was actually a nurse. She needed me and I, in some ways, needed her. She gave me confidence and hope and strength. Gosh, the strength of that woman you couldn’t believe. LR had lymphoma, the third life threatening cancer she has encountered in herContinue reading “As strong as her”