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A lonely Whiskey Glass

December 31, 2012

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Twenty minutes ’til the years end Twenty minutes ’til his destiny begins No more will he tolerate this No more will he good times miss For now he sits alone Watching Jools with a quiet phone As he pours himself a lonely whiskey glass Thinking on his future and his past He toasts the ghosts […]

Day’s End

December 31, 2012

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Whilst people across time zones party hard Making merriment with others, being a part She sits alone in her empty flat Fireworks explode outside where she’s sat Nowhere to go or with anyone at all She helped so many but been a fool Self-imposed in part her exile is Tonight’s festivities has to be missed […]

Gone with a Bang

December 31, 2012

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And there it goes the old year Gone with a bang Shed no tears Finally gone in the mists of time New wishes to be made and dreams to fly Grab those horns and let rip Not writing useless lists Say hello to strangers new friends to be Say words of longing set yourself free […]

Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013

December 31, 2012

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I was toying with the idea of writing a little speech for Christmas Day as an alternative to the Queen’s speech but decided I’d do a New Year’s one instead, so here goes. This year news-wise has been a mixture of good and bad. Here in the UK it’s been a year of sporting achievements […]

Shadow People

December 30, 2012

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Who are you when not there When you should be but don’t really care? Where are you when others left waiting In falling rain or snow melting When silent calls go unheard or loud screams flutter or embers burn You who claim so very much Shadow people do you hear the hush?

Perception

December 30, 2012

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How do you see what you don’t actually notice that sits in front of your eyes? to you shadows to me like the sun Oh how I pray for you in my disbelief that you will one day see blind you are no perception

Twenty-Twelve

December 30, 2012

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Twenty-Twelve was a funny year In many ways for me Not the best or the worst But the back of it I’ll be glad to see For personally it was poor Fighting against the tide Fought at every turn But I couldn’t hide Then there was brief respite In this country too From the dark […]