Saturday, 15 December 2012

DAILY POEM "MERRY CHRISTMAS"


Christmas is around the corner
the decorations are bright
a time for peace
for to share the light.

Its not all about money
or expensive treats
its love and harmony
every heart beats.

The time of Christmas
is a children s delight
they come together
hardly a fight.

Wishing for their dream
under Christmas lights
colored Christmas paper
wondrous sights.

Hoping they get
what they always wanted
a years full of promise
parents taunted.

The look on their face
once the paper is torn
a face full of warmth
just like when they were born.

But don't forget the less well off
as they struggle to survive
no money or gifts
barely alive.

Give an extra present
to the poor or the old
who struggle to live
in the bitter cold.

Christmas is for giving
to make us feel good
sitting around the table
eating the food.

So when your merry
the mulled wine brewed
tucking into your Turkey
or Christmas food.

Go visit your elderly neighbor
bring them some cheer
include them in the festivities
share a beer.


Here we are again folks, Christmas time, a time for celebration, good food, wine and cheer, spare a thought for the less well off young families struggling to make ends meet, the elderly scared to move from their home, shivering under a blanker because they cannot afford the utility bills, why not make it a special year for them too.















I wish all my lovely readers a safe, happy and prosperous Christmas and new year and a huge THANK YOU, for all your support in 2012..



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Sunday, 25 November 2012

DAILY POEM "LOVE LETTERS"



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I recall the letters you sent me
when I was just a lad
perfumed color paper
made my senses mad.


The love you put into words
brought tears to my eyes
at the end of every letter
you left a beautiful surprise.


Fighting made it harder
never knowing if I would live
your words made me determined
the comfort it would give.


The war bloody and merciless
friends dying in their droves
all I could smell was perfume
and the pungent smell of cloves.


For many weeks nothing came
I felt sad and alone
desperate for your words
dreaming on my own.


When the mail finally arrived
my heart would pound wild
you are my one and only
my beautiful sweet child.


The war had finally ended
very soon we would be as one
memories are still vivid
as we sit beneath the sun.


Your letters kept me alive
spiritually you were with me
even when all around was tragic
you always made me free.


A young soldier in WW1 alone, death all around, having his loved ones letters to read on a cold winter night when the shelling and firing ceased for a few moments.



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Monday, 12 November 2012

DAILY POEM "NOWHERE TO CALL HOME"




Winter is here
comes so fast
the summer gone
it didnt last.


The Homeless fear
of endless cold
cowering for shelter
including the old.


Were will they go?
what will they do?
are we concerned?
not me or you.


Cardboard jungle
pitiful sights
forgaing for food
alcohol fights.


Many go missing
missed by who?
were do they go?
what do they do?


Begging on streets
annoyance of the rich
build them a hovel
give them a ditch.


Angry shoppers pestered
while buying their wares
hands in their face
ashen stares.


What do we do?
when hard times fall?
lying in entrances
feeling small.


Moved on by the law
nowhere to sleep
snow lying thick
hardened tramps weep.


Spare a though for these guys
who may not have a choice
on the streets all year round
never having a voice.



Winter has came along very quickly, this time of the year we witness thousands of people sleeping rough, starving, cold and desperate.
While we start the festive season, buy all our gifts, prepare for a warm family celebration, please remember, there are always people less well off than us, and sometimes through no choice they have to sleep rough.



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Saturday, 3 November 2012

DAILY POEM "CHILDREN IN NEED 2012"




Muffled cries of a baby
that no one wants to hear
no one ever listens
or sheds a tear.


Hungry and unkempt
Mother is out
left alone in fear
cannot shout.


Born to a World of pain
drugs and drink
God knows who the Father is
no time to think.


Just want to be loved
cared about
held in your arms
have no doubt.


But you want to drink
to forget about me
how I hold you back
you could be free.


When you do come
to take me out
its to visit your friends
and your "tout"


I am but an end
to your miserable existance
I bring you benefits
and hold no resistance.


Is it so hard for you to care?
to feed me, keep me warm
your eratic lifestyle will bring you down
judging by your form.


Someone take me away
give me some hope
I will die soon
as you smoke your dope.


My hunger and tears
are a thing of the past
I will leave this place
in peace at last.


You will follow me soon
you lifestyle dicates
I will meet you in Heaven
at the big high gates.



It is sadly a way of life, young girls having babies, whos lifestyle are rocky with drugs and drink, It is coming up to children in need in the UK, so this poem is a timely reminder of the anguish of child abuse of all kinds, it is up to us and future generations to stamp it out.



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Friday, 19 October 2012

DAILY POEM "HUMAN TRAFFICKING"




lulled into a false sense of security
taken from a home they know
promises of a life of money
a chance to make them grow.


Everything paid for and more
from poverty to a good life
"you will want for nothing"
you can also bring your wife!


Crushed in pokey vans
with little or no air
driven to tiny sqauts
no one will even care.


Uneducated young children
brought to a strange place
who will ever miss them?
kids fallen from grace.


Used for cheap labor
for companies who don't ask why
groomed for prostitution
no protection will apply.


What are the Government doing?
to end this illegal act
never went through immigration
no dignity intact.


Thousands of people kidnapped
expecting a life so good
the choice of accommodation
the promise of substantial food.


The horror of this act
is aired in public voice
but still it always happens
somtimes with no choice.


Industry growing well
from people working for a song
this isnt helping the economy
Employers are doing wrong.


In a World of uncertainty
the horrors still carry on
the evil of people trafficking
is always frowned apon.


The growing industry of Human trafficking is reaching epidemic proportions, thousands of children are being illegally brought into this country for either prostitution or slave labour, the Government need to address this horror as it grows each day, it will always happen as long as we shut our eyes and pretend we do not know.



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Wednesday, 3 October 2012

DAILY POEM "A TOUCH OF AUTUMN"




Autumn leaves crunch
under your feet
rain is cooler
turning to sleet.

People wear coats
except for the few
they're built like houses
chilled through and through.

At this time of year
the color is unique
birds are racing
to fill they're beak.

Nests are visible
in naked trees
flowers are vacant
of buzzing bees.

Its time to rest
winter is near
the cold will be numbing
dark nights are here.
Fires will ablaze
as the months conclude
gone are the salads
in comes hot food.

Utilty companies in awe
as the costs grow wild
for the weather is cooler
out goes the mild.

Gardeners out for the last time
to collect all the leaves
prune the roses
clear the eaves.

Autumn is beautiful
but it doesn't last
winter takes over
it hits us fast.


Its that time again folks in the UK, summer is truly over, the weather turns so quickly, the beautiful colors of autumn lasts a few weeks, then its winter and it seems to last forever ;)




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Wednesday, 19 September 2012

DAILY POEM "LITTLE THINGS"



The little things you do for me
always pleases my soul
your kindness is noted
it helps me reach my goal.

Friends are like rainbows
treasures await at the end
love and compassion
and all you send.

Seeing you each day
brightens my life
it eases the anguish
lowers the strife.

Your there for me
as I am for you
the smile on my face
shines on through.

It isn't one way
I adore you too
the creme of the crop
the sun shines through.

Whatever happens
as our day goes on
we are there for each other
from dusk till dawn.

I feel so alone
until I hear your voice
your my number one
and that's my choice.


Some people make you smile, they are there for you in sad times, they help you through the day, this poem is dedicated to ALL my friends online, who share their lives and company, thank you all :)


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Monday, 3 September 2012

DAILY POEM " A BLINKERED LIFE"




Looking through "blinkered" eyes
you don't see much around.
nothing much satisfies you
nothing new is found.

All you see is blackness
a vision ready made
forced to see the ugly things
never seems to fade.

No one can set you free
and wouldnt anyway.
they are all too busy in their World
selfishly having their way.

like a nightmare never ending
your a prisoner in your own demise
never seeing daylight
wishing to see blue skies.

Your being held captive
like a lock without a key
your in a place you don't want to be
knowing you can never be free.

The only person that can free you
is yourself if you have the will
you must do it on your own
the poison you must spill.


This poem is about people who only see the negative things in life, they are stuck in a rut and the only way out is if they start to think positive. I bet you have met lots of people who would fit the above poem :)


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Thursday, 23 August 2012

DAILY POEM "THE DARKER SIDE OF LIFE"




Do you have any idea
what its like to be depressed?
always unhappy
feeling stressed.

Everyday the same
nothing bright
your brain is fried
always in a fight.

Hoping you never
awake the next day
caring less what people think
or what they may say.

Visiting doctors
to be fed with pills
watching all around you
attending with ills.

Nothing means anything
no interest in life
wondering what its like
to be cut with a knife.

Planning your demise
each new day
dreaming of wars
and skies of gray.

Waiting for the time
when you can finally rest
your mind will stop working
failing the test.

People all around you
staring at your shell
personal hygiene forgotten
beginning to smell.

Don't care what you look like
shabby and forlorn
wearing old clothes
tattered and torn.

Days and nights the same
cannot concentrate
tears flowing wildly
humanly a state.

Who cares for you?
more people than you know
there is help out there
to make you grow.

Don't suffer in silence
as millions do
there are ways to the light
to take you from the blue.


Millions of people suffer in silence, when they are suffering some form of depression, some are hit very hard and need all the help they can get, as per usual there are cutbacks to these vital services needed to help people combat this dreadful illness.
Dont suffer in silence. Visit your Gp or doctor and start getting help.


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Saturday, 18 August 2012

DAILY POEM "A TOUCH OF LOVE"




When your'e in love
grey skies turn blue
butterflies in your tummy
all day through.

When hit hard
your mind is all mush
nothing else matters
except your new crush.

Head  to toe
you feel so alive
positive thoughts
help you to thrive.

like a schoolboy
you eat and breathe love
God has blessed you
high from above.

Cant eat or sleep
your heart beats fast
your mind wanders
you think of the past.

As long as your here
my life is complete
caressing my soul
and damn hard to beat.

Love is fantastic
heaven sent
your in my life now
nothing will prevent.


When it hits you it hits you hard, you feel like you could fly to the moon and back again, your life is fulfilled, your bullet proof, you think breathe eat and sleep love, and isnt it a wonderful feeling :)


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Sunday, 12 August 2012

DAILY POEM "THANK YOU TO ALL MY READERS"




Welcome to this Blog my friends
you are welcome each new day
to explore this little World of mine
and sometimes have your say.


You support me in my work
and say kind things in reviews
no wonder I get excited
and somehow find the muse.


Lets spend this time together
I value the time you view
browsing through this blog
reading  as you do.


Friends  you have no idea
what your visits mean to me
Its many an authors dream
like love in the first degree.


Heartache, love, and passion
is there for you to read
life, sadness and everyday issues
to hearts that always bleed.


Keep bringing me happiness
thanks to one and all
your reading keeps me inspired
I always have a ball.


I would like to thank you personally
for the brightness you always bring
the writers of the World unite
and in harmony we will sing.


I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who visit my blog, you have no idea how much gratitude I have for you all, writing has always been a passion to me and each time you visit makes my day.
Thank you all very much, I do hope you continue to visit as often as you do.



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Friday, 3 August 2012

DAILY POEM "A WORLD IN HARMONY" OLYMPIC GAMES 2012



The cheers can be heard for miles
as the spectators take their seat
there isn't another place in the World
able to hold this "feat"

Countries taking part
in the greatest show of the day
games all coming together
every night and day.

Athletes training hard
to make their country proud
spectators screaming them on
with voices proud and loud.

The awards are coming fast
sport knows no other celebration
than clasping a golden medal
through utter spirit and frustration.

The music is set to loud
as the runners set the stage
faces of sullen determination
body filled with rage.

Run fast for their lives
as the crowd cheers them on
the winning post is near
proud flags laid upon.

When it comes to the end of the events
the winners have their day
countries have played together
forgetting the foray.

Peace can come to the World
if we let it take its pace
there is no need for man to run
or win any race.

As Britain look back at the moments
when fellow athletes played the game
they did it for humanity
not for any fame.

So after the games are over
when we all go about our life
lets try to be loving and supportive
and stop all the strife.

The Olympic games bring harmony in this World, every time they are played, instead of us all at each others throats we are fighting together for one cause and thats World peace.
Congratulations to all the men and women who have brought us a magnificent set of games ,played fairly and won fairly, we salute you all. :



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Monday, 30 July 2012

DAILY POEM "BACK IN THE DAY WHEN WE WERE YOUNG"




In the glory days of summer
back when we were young
time meant nothing at all
the sun shone forever
with clouds rarely appearing
the heat would last forever
as we played away our youth.
the long hot days passed slowly
never having time to be bored
riding to the beach
on your trusty, rusty bike
The beach was rather inviting
even when you could not swim
the sand was hot under your feet
the time to explore had began.
Hunger never getting the best of you
as you stayed outside for hours
each visit being a different adventure
The time eventually came
when you had to go home
fulfilled,happy with your days respite
bathed and ready for bed
only to dream of the days activities
and long for it yet again
on a new and sunny day.
Time meant nothing in your youth
during the summer vacation
all you worried about
was filling your time
with adventure and if it rained
it did not stop you
as you played indoors
not with electronic games
or computers
but with imagination
and friends.


Did you have a good youth, were you had adventure? fun that never ended in days gone by :)



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Monday, 23 July 2012

DAILY POEM " HERE COMES THE SUN"

























After many months of rainy days
the sun comes out to show its rays
smiles all over sullen faces
people come out as all embraces.


Laughter filling the sunny air
no clouds present all is fair
go on day trips have a ball
coming back when its nightfall.


barbaque smells within the air
dogs running around with style and flair
merry people loving the sun
out for one thing, thats having fun.


Will it last? no one knows
as the east wind gathers then it blows
clouds cover the sky and hides the sun
looking for shelter having to run.


One day of happiness isnt too bad
as the rain batters the glass it's rather sad.
will we get another day, everyone hopes
we all love the sun and hope it copes.



We have had it pretty bad in the UK, the weather has been deplorable, we get one day now and again, we are all doing the sun dance lol, to hopefully get it too stay :)



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Monday, 2 July 2012

DAILY POEM "AINT GOT NO COAT"


The winds is up
aint got no coat
the rain is pouring
I need a boat?

Trapped near home
aint got a coat
its cats and dogs
maybe I 'll float?

Will I make a run for it?
without my coat?
or will I get soaked?
clearing my throat.

It's never gonna stop
this howling rain
its not about vanity
or feeling any pain.

The sun has gone
aint got no coat
should I stay here?
its getting on my goat.

Five hundred yards to go
i'm drowned to the bone
can't get a taxi
on the telephone!

The moral of this story
is take a coat
even if its fair
when your in the remote.


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Monday, 25 June 2012

DAILY POEM "BORN WITH NOTHING DIE THE SAME"



As we try to progress
through everyday life
we sit back and think
dissect it with a knife.

Will this day be cool
will it be crap
what are our chances
building from scrap.

Equally we hope
that life will run smooth
with all that's going on
what can we prove?

Take each day as it comes
face it with a smile
take on your adversaries
make it worthwhile.

When all is said and done
you find you did your best
conquer the unreasonable
master the test.

We are all born equal
with nothing to spend
bare and vulnerable
on others depend.

When we leave this Earth
again we are bare
whether life was fantastic
or maybe unfair.

Be happy with your lot
or be defeated in life
whats the use of misery
trouble or strife?

Are you happy with your life? whether rich or poor, we come into this World with nothing and leave with nothing, anything in the middle is a bonus..


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Thursday, 21 June 2012

"DAILY POEM" EXTINCTION OF THE RHINO"



What do we have to do?
to allow animals to survive?
poachers are killing everything
the law can't keep them alive.

Rhinos are facing extinction
they cannot roam free
countries are still using ivory
why cant they let them be?

Its illegal to use ivory these days
but for some this isn't the case
ornaments, and other valuables
the rich always chase.

Authorities cannot secure
the land were rhinos roam
not enough manpower to watch out
at their native home.

Rhinos taken from zoos
to return to their home land
to try and let them breed
enclosed by mans hand.

We need to get a grip
bombard governments with our concern
or nothing will be left
and we will never learn.


I watched a sad documentary on tv about the possible extinction of the Rhino in Africa, poachers are killing them for their horns, some sad countries, you know who you are, are still using tusks and horns to make valuable baubles for the rich.
Soon nothing will be left, animal populations will dwindle into extinction.


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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

DAILY POEM " A WORLD OF SURVIVAL"



The wind whistles through the trees
like an orchestra tuning instruments
the sound gets louder by the minute
almost to a deafening sound.
Birds nests surviving the wind
nestled tightly on branches
the only protection being the parent
for the vulnerable chicks.
As the wind fades the sounds dull
everything is at peace
as dawn breaks
The morning dew is welcomed
by wakening wildlife.
Rustles in the bushes
foraging for food
from an endless supply
of vegetation
so everything can survive
in a World of dog eat dog.


Everything and everyone wants to survive in a World of  dog eat dog, from the tiniest of insects to humans.



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Monday, 11 June 2012

DAILY POEM "YOUR BATTERY IS LOW"



I have an old laptop
the battery is crap
you touch a button
and behold a mishap.

Battery low
screams on the screen
coming every second
no in-between!

Rushing to work
scared you will die
the battery is dead
no chance you will fry.

On the last bit
please have a heart
stay alive for a moment
then we can part.

The new laptops are cool
the battery lasts a while
you can surf forever
in grace and in style.

But stuck with this oldy
make the most of the time
it was a great machine
in its prime.

The battery is gone
I must finish this muse
it tried its very best
that's its excuse.

Technology eh, the older laptops were never designed  to last a long time on its battery, about an hour then you need to put the mains on, thankfully over time, manufacturers have designed the newer, faster laptops to last a few hours, sometimes up to ten, but just how many of us still have the oldies lol...



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Sunday, 3 June 2012

DAILY POEM "NEGATIVITY BREEDS CONTEMPT"


We all go through life
day by day
hoping it gets better
on our way.

We meet new friends
who stop to say hello
it makes the World turn
allows it to flow.

But some are cruel
poisoned by hate
making life hell
of which they create.


They can bring us down
be negative, be down
we want to survive
don't wanna drown.


For those we must lose
go our own way
think for yourself
have your own say.

Better to be alone
get on with life
grow day by day
than die by the knife.

Jealousy lives
in this uncertain age
its human nature
governed by age.

From when time began
hate was born
human nature shattered
ripped and torn.

Be who you are
don't copy the sad
its better to be nice
you will be glad.


There are so many people out there still living in the Stone age, their morals are poor, they are negative and try to bring you down to their level, we need to be strong and think for ourselves. Sadly people are still being bullied even when they are elderly, this isnt a nice World to live in when these things go on.


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Monday, 21 May 2012

DAILY POEM "EDINBURGH MY HOME"




There is a place I call home
and never would I leave
my heart belongs to only here
of that you can believe.


The hills are oh so golden
the grass is evergreen
trees are tall and majestic
seldom ever seen.



A castle in the city
streets of aged times
historic views aplenty
churches with old chimes.


Auld reekie is her nickname
she is graceful tall and proud
cobbled streets of yesteryear
traders shouting loud.



So if you happen to visit
this beautiful city of mine
you will enjoy the history
and leave here feeling fine.


Edinburgh is beautiful
so proud to call it home
I wouldn't leave it for anything
even to live in Rome.




Despite this poem I did leave for pastures new, as family moved to Southern England, I would never have left Scotland but still regard Edinburgh as my true home, and at times miss it deeply.


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Saturday, 19 May 2012

DAILY POEM " THE ONLY WAY THEY KNOW"

Gangs A Short History of Gangs
Born in a World of hate
guns and knives the way
nothing to look forward to
except dying every day.

Ethnic groups everywhere
fighting for their right
looking after their families
every day and night.

Days and nights in fear
wondering what will be next
its not like living in a fairy tale
far from the happy text.

Children as young as five
carrying weapons to kill
education not an option
looking for blood to spill.

Parents in jail or dead
no one to look up to
every moment a bonus
just feelings of blue.

What is the answer?
no one seems to know
just statistics to quote
as the hatred will grow.

We are all to blame
sitting in our safe castles
forgetting whats really going on
its not us involved in the hassles.

Look around what do you see?
the youth ,going nowhere
brushed under the carpet
a place were life isn't fair.

I watched a fantastic movie last night called "freedom writers" it inspired me to write this poem, and it also gives hope about kids in our generation, what they can achieve if only they are listened to!


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Monday, 14 May 2012

DAILY POEM "ADDICTIONS IN LIFE"



I'm addicted to chocolate
can't help that
it makes me feel good
fulfilled not flat.

I'm addicted to friends
who are always around
from the very old
to the new ones I found.

I'm addicted to the sun
and the warmth it brings
it makes people smile
and a bird always sings.

I'm addicted to love
and all it unveils
the excitement, the rush
it never fails.

I'm addicted to peace
and shout it out loud
from a singular person
to a massive crowd.

I'm addicted to Animals
and the love they give
the need to survive
to let them live!

We are all addicted to something or other in life, it does not always have to be the bad things like, drugs, or alcohol, are YOU addicted to the above?


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Friday, 27 April 2012

DAILY POEM "EVERYONE NEEDS!




Everyone needs sunshine
for spirits to rise and glow
people need positive attitudes
to make you bloom and grow.


Everyone needs food to survive
be it vegetables, meat or fruit
for some there is one or the other
as meat it may not suit.


Everyone needs to be loved in life
feel wanted, even if only a hug
its part of the ritual of mankind
being bitten by a beautiful bug.


Everyone needs companionship
even a "hello" to a stranger passing by
kindness costs nothing but a lowly word
and a courteous glance with your eye.


Everyone needs civility
even when your not in the mood
smile as you go through your day
it is valuable, and does some good.


Everyone needs each other
or else what is the use?
so thank your lucky stars for love
and forget any excuse.


Everyone needs to sometimes vent
to get the bad things out
raise your arms, cry out loud
batter a punchbag about.



Everyone needs a lot of things in life in order to tick over, sometimes good, bad, or just unlucky, all scenarios are there and it is up to us how we work on them..


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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

DAILY POEM " THE HOUSING ESTATES"



Concrete Jungle
were there is no hope
no prospects ahead
just a life with dope.


Criminals are rife
no one cares
the well off drive by
and everyone stares.


Unemployment soars
living off the state
nothing to live for
no jobs they create.


Kids grow wild
tearing things apart
dogs run ownerless
nowhere to start.


No sign of greenery
trees chopped down
masses of stone
a desolate Town.


Police coast daily
numerous arrests
single mothers pregnant
after taking the tests.


No one goes to school
their education lost
millions of taxes
counting the cost.


Government ignores
these shocking places
a seperate community
blackened faces.


Centres closed down
no money to spare
then they wonder why
no one will care.


Barbed wire fences
around the estate
shops with metal windows
scared of their fate.


Muggings every night
scared to go out
doors fully bolted
from fear and doubt.


What is the answer?
no one knows
were poverty breeds
negativity grows.


There are many places we can all relate to, were it is like the land that time forgot, poor areas are all over the World, places were the forgotten are left to cope with poverty, unemplyoment, and neglect,sadly in 2012 these places still exist, people are left to get on with it amidst criminal activity, high child birth, and lack of education.



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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

DAILY POEM THE OPPOSITES IN LIFE.



You love, you hate
your up, your down
your in, your out
you smile, you  frown.


You laugh, you cry
you see, your blind
you eat, you starve
you lose,  you find.


You scream, you go mute
you come, or you go
your happy, your sad
you die or, you grow.


You like, you loathe
your free, your in chains
you think, you imagine
you use your brains.


you promote, you ignore
you get up, you fall down
you keep a poker face
you float, or you drown.


you smile, you frown
you give, you take
your either a real person
or merely a fake.


you rise, you fall
you war, or like peace
you enter, you leave
you start, or you cease.


you swim, or you sink
you walk, you run
you are either serious
or prefer to have fun.


a play on words, the opposite of everything can be positive or negative.




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Sunday, 11 March 2012

DAILY POEM GOOD TIMES, BAD TIMES.




Blinkered by the madness
going on around
we put up with stress
hit hard to the ground.


We go through our day
hoping its cool
having a laugh
playing the fool.


But deep down we cry
with all the pain
like a dulling sound
of beating rain.


We lift our mood
try to smile
at the end of the day
its all worthwhile.


Our defences high
keeping everyone out
we scream, we despair
and shout about.


We turn to drugs
down the booze
to help us out
lenghten the fuse.


But is it worth it
no way in hell
we think out loudly
find an ear to tell.


Another day comes
we start anew
hoping good things
will come to you.


Sometimes we have a good day, other times its bad, but at the end of the day we only have one kick at the ball, and it is up to us to make it as pleasant as possible :)




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Thursday, 1 March 2012

DAILY POEM "A WALK IN THE PARK"




White flowers
growing wild
loving the weather
because its mild.

Mums with buggies
in the park
babies with bottles
hitting the mark.

Dogs of all sizes
chasing a ball
some are tiny
others are tall.

Green keeper busy
doing his rounds
fish ponds cloudy
out of bounds.

Blissful place
park benches full
a maintenace man
using his tool.

Picnics laid
time to eat
get some rest
put up your feet.

Its time to go
the kids are sad
toddlers sleepy
carried by dad.

A day in the park
is what you need
so visit one soon
its priceless indeed.

We all have access to a park, its escapism from the every day husstle and busstle of life, a place were we can all go as a family, have fun, enjoy the day.


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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

DAILY POEM "NEVER ENDING WARS"




Blissfully we seek harmony
whats wrong with that?
peace for every nation
we need it stat.


War amongst people
almost everyday
just because Governments
won't let them say.


We all have a right
to live without fear
to cherish and love
all we hold dear.


But war won't let us
it sneaks in the door
the horror, the murder
worse than before.


What is the answer?
no one really knows
so we settle for bloodshed
and take all the blows.


Will anything be left?
as we destroy all around
will peace ever win
can love be found?


Wake up and smell the coffee
it could happen to you
once civilised countries
are torn and blue.


It's hellish to see
when you turn on the news
people dying
turning the screws.


It appears the World is on the brink of disaster, wars still ravage certain countries, people are dying daily, and no one seems to have the answers?



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Sunday, 26 February 2012

DAILY POEM " JUST ONE MISTAKE"


He tried very hard to fit in
but no one gave him a chance
a new guy in a new hood
a new life he hoped to enhance.


Forgetting the bad times he had
in that old horrific life 
all he wanted was peace
an end to the strife.


Attending many schools
they always got their way
his life was made hell
nearly every day.


A fight that ended in death
they called it self defense
but no one would ever forget
it never made any sense.


Another kid pulled a knife
he had no choice at all
having to defended himself
or he would probably fall.


Reputation followed him
no matter were he went
always leading to challenges
with no peaceful intent.


Someone bigger and stronger
wanted to take him on
but always he would avoid them
before the day had gone.


Eventually he had to pull out
be educated out of school
despite his reputation
he wasn't any fool.


One mistake in your life
follows you all your days
no one ever forgives you
no matter what anyone says.


I bet a lot of people can relate to this poem, either personally or they know of such a person, everyone deserves a second chance in life, we are often to quick to judge.
one mistake can follow you forever, especially when you are young and have to go to school, college or University.
Thanks for reading :)





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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

DAILY POEM "AS WINTER SUBSIDES"




I long for the time
when the sun will shine
when the days are longer
everything is fine.


To get rid of Winter
and all it entails
when you start to dream
and nothing fails.


The sun makes you smile
your alive  when you wake
fills you with energy
gives you a break.


The rays give you color
when your outdoors
go for nice walks
open  doors.


The fresh smell of spring
through an open window
things come alive
then  lovingly they grow.


As the long spell fades
of cold and ice
there's nothing more beautiful
when the weather is nice.


So lets look forward
to the sun shine days
when all is harmonious
and will amaze.


It has been a long long winter as always, its always nice when you start to see the spring growth in your garden, it is indeed a sign of better weather to come. A time when the days are longer and brighter and there is heat in the sun.


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Sunday, 12 February 2012

DAILY POEM "A TRIBUTE TO AN ICON"




After we make love
your all the man I need
Didn't we almost have it all
Exhale.


Do you hear what I hear?
anymore?
Greatest love of all
get it back.


Hold on!
how will I know?
I believe in you
I bow out.


I have nothing!
I belong to you
I learned from the best
I look to you.


I wanna dance with somebody
if you say my eyes are beautiful
It's not right ,but it's okay
I wanna run to you.


Joy to the World
lover for life
one of those days
I'll run to you.


One moment in time
saving all my love for you
where do broken hearts go?
you'll never stand alone!


Thinking about you
until you come back
step by step
you give good love.


This is a tribute to one of the finest singers ever produced. traumatically taken away at the tender age of 48.
Everyone whether they admit it or not, enjoyed Houstons long career starting from an early age, her sons are an institution and will live on for all time.

R.I.P Whitney ,gone but never forgotten.


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Tuesday, 7 February 2012

DAILY POEM "LETS HAVE A DUVET DAY"




Lets have a DUVET day
forget about the strife
take a day off work
enjoy your life.


Lay in all day
watchin day time TV
you know its for the best
its were you want to be.


Work can wait
settle right in
forget about the dishes
or emptying the bin!


Let the kids run riot
forget about your woes
just make sure your comfy
and cover up your toes.


Forget about the money
it isn't the end of time
enjoy your duvet day
it isn't a human crime.


You feel much better
a day of R&R
get yourself a drink
snuggle up to the bar.


At the end of the day
you need some me time
no one will suggest it to you
enjoy, while in your prime.


We all need some time, to relax, forget about our stressful days, why don't we all have a duvet day, forget about work, the kids, the bills, and just have a ME day, go on have one today :)


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Saturday, 4 February 2012

DAILY POEM "WINTER MORNINGS"


wake up
to a sideways World
alarm still beeping
toes curled.


One foot out
of the cozy bed
frozen solid
starting to dread.


Where is your nightgown
plumped on the chair
too far to reach
your body is bare.


Run to the lou
damn its cold
whether your young
or getting old.


Turn on the shower
water uninviting
must get in
damn its frightening.


Too lazy to shave
the night before
so you must do it now
then run out the door.


No time to eat
you took your time
the weather takes its toll
when in your prime.


Be organized this time
do everything at night
or suffer the same shit
in the break of light.

The long cold winter mornings take their toll, I bet all of you who read this go through the same day in and day out, at least when the weather is warmer we can cope, but when its freezing its a nightmare, isnt it? lol



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Friday, 3 February 2012

DAILY POEM "FACEBOOK A PLACE TO SHARE"


Love it hate it
its there for all
log in and your there
and you have a ball.


A place to meet friends
maybe have a moan
compliment someone
your never alone.


Old friends new friends
people you meet
designed for the World
at your feet.


Private messages
or public view
you can be who you like
or just be YOU.


Play games
chat online
whatever your preference
its all just fine.


Meet old friends
never seen for years
catch up on old times
wipe the tears.


Read articles
comment or like
celebrate birthdays
or take a hike.


Believe them or not
its up to you
stories are flared
whether happy or blue.


You don't need a pc
to get your share
your cell phone is handy
to get you there.


At the end of the day
you can just shut down
a day in facebook
won't make you frown.

Don't you love Facebook?

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Tuesday, 31 January 2012

DAILY POEM "ANOTHER WORLD"




clouds rare
blue sky
the setting serene
birds fly.


trees reaching
magnanimous heights
still they tower
epic sights.


a river so smooth
hardly a ripple
ducklings at the side
sucking mums nipple.


The sun shines down
on a lavish domain
as all the wildlife
flourish without rain.


canoes are still
no wind this day
just warmth and silence
and reeds that sway.


the view is ideal
far from the smoke
as the paddles dig deep
were no one will choke.


As the sun now sets
in this glorious land
its time to ponder
on all that is grand.


The memories are long
nothing will change
this unspoilt beauty
no man can arrange.


such a serene setting, far away from the hum drum of modern life.


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Friday, 27 January 2012

DAILY POEM "LIVING ON THE BREADLINE"




These days we worry about
whether we can eat or not
bills are piling up high
little money have we got.


nowadays bills come first
as we try to rob Peter to pay Paul
children are going hungry
even the mighty can sometimes fall.


Governments screw the poor
taxes have to be paid
the rich always get richer
as bread lines are always made.


Hard working families deteriorate
luxuries are very rare
children do not understand
why the table is bare.


As the Years come and go
we wonder will things get better?
prices rise, money is tight
it's a World for the young trend setter.


Jobs are hard to come by
benefits are into reform
but it's always the working class
who suffer by the norm.


What is left for our Children?
when little or no work is around
even for the highly educated
who Years go were sound.


We have to live in hope
be positive every day
you get your say at voting time
then the public get their way.


As we listen to the news these days we all get a little depressed, Companies are laying off employees, the Benefit system is being reformed, and prices do nothing but rise, so what is the future for our kids? it is looking grim.


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Tuesday, 24 January 2012

DAILY POEM " SUFFERING THE PAIN"



Silence in the room
is what you require
your head is spinning
you start to perspire.


Alone in the dark
the pain is immense
nothing is helping
no matter the expense


Feeling sick
you cannot relax
round and round it circles
migraine at its max.


Certian foods you eat
can make it worse
this horror in your body
a satanic curse.


You cannot see anyone
you need to be secluded
the slightest noise
terrifies the alluded.


Eventually the pain
starts to depreciate
you can face the light
from the window grate.


You can cope with pain
but migraines bring you down
you cannot do anything
except you will drown.



Ever experienced the worse pain ever? being a migraine sufferer can be  traumatic.
This poem is dedicated to those people who suffer in silence.


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Tuesday, 17 January 2012

DAILY POEM " SICKENING SLAUGHTER"




How can we sit back and watch
Dolphins being slaughtered each day
getting caught in fishermen s nets
its not the humane way.


Waters have to be explored
for food , we understand 
but why pull everything out of the sea
by unpopular demand.


The Japanese Government ignore
the signs of millions of pleas
signatures captured Worldwide
but still  no slaughters ease


Be ashamed of what you do
as people sit back in awe
disgusted with your antics
you cannot see a flaw.


Soon there will be nothing left
you will have raped the seas of life
as the World watches you with passion
your causing  pain and strife.


I hope someday there is justice
and we all sit back in delight
as you slaughter your last Dolphin
and end this bloody plight.


As the World sits back in utter anger, the Japanese people are still insisting on slaughtering thousands of poor Dolphins each day, despite the petitions going to their Ambassador, and the Heads of States, it seems the process is slow or non existent.
This needs to end and NOW, Japan we are all disgusted with you, the sooner this needless sickening slaughter ends, the better, keep signing petitions folks and get your message across, before there is nothing left.


please sign this petition to STOP the needless slaughter of Dolphins by the Japanese People.

SIGN THIS PETITION

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