HELPLESS

I visit the senior home- there is a cage in the basement with parakeets that greet and potted plants in the hallway. The walls are pink and cheery and the floors are clean and shiny The air smells like the pool and the hospital – Chlorine and Dettol I take the lift upstairs to where…

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My Garden

I had to write a metaphorical poem, based on a prompt I received. This is my take on it.   I sat in my garden Resting my back Against the trunk Of an old oak tree Gazing at all All that lay before me – Content and happy   Seeds that I had sowed Some…

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