A Winter’s Day

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There, I see a robin On the window’s bay. A snowflake floating by On this, a winter’s day. The scent of new mown grass, Beneath an April shower, Heralds spring has come To raise another flower. Otters play along the bank; Picnics in the glade. Summer days are long and hot; Lazing in the shade. […]

Little bird

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Good morning little bird. You came to visit me? I’m very pleased to see you. Shall we have a cup of tea.   You’ll have to learn to fly soon. Pussy’s in the bush. I can’t wait here all day; And he’s not in a rush.   That’s very good; please try again. But next […]

Road to Hell

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Some are selfish; some are not. Trapped inside their granite shell. Be satisfied with what you’ve got. Don’t travel on the road to hell.   Some care for others far too much. Forget they too could be a star. Care for yourself and keep in touch With you and you  and who you are.   […]

The key

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You are custodian of yourself; Safe keep the key. You’ll find in time ‘twill set you free.   Test your morals If you must. ‘tis then you’ll see Where lays the trust.   I trust in you to trust yourself And to your own self be true. Pleasure is a slice of time. A bolt […]

The tree

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I’ve seen them come. I’ve seen them go. I feed them all. They reap; I sow.   I give them shelter from the rain. I give them shelter from the sun. I built this house not just for me. I built this house for everyone.   Now I’m old but I’m still strong. I will […]