As ever

The youngest feels he’s been left out The elder is impatient And I as parent wonder at Sibling dynamics ancient

Speedy

Today my poem must be swift A rhyme instead of sonnet As I have got to do my chores So four lines are my Limit

Identity theft

We all are meant to have a tribe a family that we can live inside a group who understands our ways Accepting us And yet these days It seem to me that this coherence Is suffering mass interference We don’t sit down and talk direct We click and type on t’internet And it is easy…

Patience

Having Parkinsons means I have to learn patience….one day…. Wait with me While I tremble Wait with me While I falter Wait with me While I regroup While I reset While I restart Wait with me Or not I will be here Until I can walk Elsewhere.

New

posted yesterday on instagram

Scrap Heap Challenge

Day 2’s second poem….an homage to using all your scraps up in the kitchen….the glamour!! Fairly loose leeks Kept in the fridge For weeks Brussel sprouts Crying to get out Of their brown bag And other swag From my unlovely shelves Are chopped And skinned And twinned With shining spices And flashing flavor Until we…

Rhyme time

April again….Napowrimo! This one is about time and it’s value Foundations Every waking moment is different and unique It will never come back and we can never peek Backwards and relive our time It runs quicksilver gone But always leaves it’s legacy It’s echo and it’s tone. We may lose every minute yes But each…

Now

I gave Younger an impromptu lesson in mindfulness today. We went to the shop and we bought some bread. Just baked. And it smelt wonderful. And I gave it to him to sniff and I said to him darling, this is what you have to remember. What does that smell make you feel like? And…

Knowledge 1

Discovery is an interesting concept. A tiny piece of knowledge, of information and your life can change beyond recognition. I woke up this morning and I looked on YouTube and read a video blog of somebody’s diagnosis of Parkinsons. Incredibly ,they got the diagnosis from standing start to full knowledge in less than 24 hours…