What time are we going home.

What time are we having tea

A question now often asked of me

Are going out shopping  today

We’ve already been,what can I say.

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How long do I cook the beans 

What’s the time, more and more

I know that you are still in there

Slipping away slowly, it’s not fair.

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There is sometimes a light in your eye

Are you remembering days gone by

It so strange you still look the same.

Slipping away, life’s a cruel game.

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What time are we going home

You can stay I shall go alone.

Stay and have cup of tea with me

There’s​ nowhere to go, we’re home you see.

Why.

Why can it not be taken back

Erased lost removed,back tracked.

Why is it hanging still above my head

Stripping my soul, left unloved unfed.


Why can’t things be unwritten,unsaid

Screaming & kicking inside my head.

Too late it can’t be fixed

Too much pain thrown in the mix.

Soldiers Fade Away

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We sent them off to war,

these bright young men

We had no knowledge of what they saw,

They were  bright young men  no more .

 

Yes they were brave and they were whole

Those that survived had all lost their soul.

Many died, they were the lucky ones , death to them was kind.

Those who returned were faded in body and mind.

 

Their loved ones at first relieved

Soon found they had much cause to grieve.

Though there in body broken, they were not home in their mind

Whether whole in body or not they had left their minds behind.

 

They went out whole, these bright young things

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Taplow Court

They went full of pride for God and Kings

They ran head long into hell

Yet on return they could not relinquish it’s  bad spell.

 

So we had a nation of half men ghosts

Whimpering fearful their heads still have them at their posts.

The trenches and the blasts of bombs, the smell of death

Clung to them and bled them dry, the whole in body, the blind, the amputee it was as if the battle, they never left

 

We sent them off to war,

These bright young men

We had no knowledge of what they saw,

They were bright young men no more.

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Dearest Boy: 2

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Dearest boy

I see  your life  through media

I see it unfold in  colour  and  sepia

Longing  to hold  you close  and  know  you

So many things I so want  to you to know.

 

Your family fun on holiday in the sun

With daddy  though a straw  maze  you run.

Your daddy is  my boy so far away

It breaks my heart every day.

 

Picking  fruit, meeting frogs

Smelling  the flowers, looking under logs

Believe  me  now  in case you never know

I am here  for  you and  love  you so.

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Also  here

 

DearestBoy

Dearest Boy

If  I never  see  you  again

You  will never  know  my  pain.

You have other grandparents

Who will always  love  you

My heart bleeds  because I love  you  too.

You  will never  know  how  much  I miss you.

I cry every day and  my  heart  breaks in two.

All I can do is  watch  you  from afar

Stolen  moments like gentle beams  from a  star.

 

Stream of Consciousness Saturday . Loss. A Nonet.

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It hurts like a razor cutting deep
Through my broken heart and lost soul.
So loved boy not mine to keep
Pain devowers  me whole.
Those words said in haste
Will forever
My love waste
I hate
It.
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LindaGHill said : ‘Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: Start your post with a two-letter word. End it with a two-letter word for bonus points. Have fun!’

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Truth : Three Haiku

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Held safe within my hand
Such joy and happy light
All gone now like grains of sand.

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Time colours all things
Harsh words are only abstract
Silence is what stings.

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Denied and taken from me
All bonds slashed and cut
A loss deeper than the sea.
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