Category Archives: Family

Jackie


To the woman who’s taught me what love is, my thanks to you every day; to the woman who’s taught me true laughter and how to just joyfully play, your wisdom is ever so simple that in words it can’t … Continue reading

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On Growing a Pair


It’s time to leave the angry man somewhere far behind and find instead a gentleman, with a calm gentle mind. But sometimes that’s quite hard as every man will say because we have all grown up told to get our … Continue reading

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Sometimes


We stand upon the precipice of all our lives have sown and look out on the garden of all that has now grown. Can we be proud of what we’ve done; the future left behind? Have we left behind us … Continue reading

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My Girl


There’s a gentleness within that child tempered by beauty free and wild. It’s in her heart, the Earth’s sweet song; in her is where all truths belong. I see her eyes flash fire and ice; her love holds fast – … Continue reading

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To Sophie


A day of laughter it’s always true is wonderful when spent with you for you are truth and you are free exactly as we all should be. Your simple joy and smiling heart; expressions of sweet Gaia’s art. To walk … Continue reading

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A Little Poem Of Tarts by Sophie Fletcher


You can get all sorts of tarts Making them is one of the arts Lemon, jam and berry too Though I don’t think there is one of poo Some are plastic some are real Some even taste of orange peel … Continue reading

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A Haiku for our children:


Whatever you do is always embarrassing the eyes of your child

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UnFolding Green


Sometimes I look around me and wonder where I’ve been; why don’t I have a big house and lots of folding green? It’s then that I remember the choice was always mine; ‘twas me who lived the ‘other life’ and … Continue reading

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Poems to Sophie – A Star Who Fell To Earth


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Mother’s Day


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Sorry


I stand before my Forefathers; my story still untold. I know that there are many things from their time I uphold. But other things I do reject and wish could be undone; the sins that they committed when ‘Australia’ had … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day to My Mona Lisa


I saw her soul, it shone like gold; its simple beauty made me bold. I knew ’twas reaching for the stars; she was Venus and I was Mars. But reach I did and felt her heart; her Spirit – Mona … Continue reading

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Jackie


Many loves I’ve have in life, but none more precious than my wife. She’s one who is more than she seems; of her inner beauty I could write reams. For now, suffice it if I simply say “I’ll love her … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Art


Buildin’ fences, chain by chain, with nothin’ but shovel and bar; the fanciest piece of equipment, a little red Hillman car. A car that could go most anywhere; more than one thought four by four; it could drag a trailer … Continue reading

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Real Child


I remember the joy of running through trees; the fun that we found in picking up bees. Then sometimes a tree just got in the way or the bee would manage to sting anyway. But the cast on your arm … Continue reading

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