Dreamland Visitor

You were in my dream I dreamt of you. You’re on my mind In every thought Always. This was the first time you have appeared in my dreams In dreamland. I was surprised because it was recent you In a wheelchair With cancer you Against time you. I always expected to see pre all this […]

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Days Are Just Days

He asked how I was feeling, the doctor I saw him ’cause I’m not ready to go back to work yet, Can’t think about anything except surviving. ‘Sad’ I said, I feel sad. All of the time. Every waking moment. It’s the only word I can find to use It doesn’t even cover it, Just […]

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Your Thursday

I wake. Before the alarm. Of course before the alarm Now always before the alarm. The sadness that took hold the day you left remains, ever-present Lays heavy in my heart. I take a deep breath I go to the loo. We get breakfast Sam is going to nursery Matt takes him ’cause I can’t […]

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A Nissan Cherry

They knew that time was not on their side That it wouldn’t be long. They were trying to get things organised now To make it easier for her then. They were changing the car He had suggested it. She needed something smaller Something just for her She didn’t like driving the one they had, she […]

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A Spotlight on Reality

I beat them there. I’m not sure how I did it. The ambulance had left our house, blue light flashing, before me. They’d blocked the drive, I wondered if my neighbours would be quietly seething at the inconvenience As I rang my dad and Chris’ mum to make arrangements so the kids still got to […]

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