Category Archives: Caring

Hidden Hero

  Hidden Hero Hero or coward? “I am mighty, I am strong! I can whip any wrong. I will face each bully down. I will make it safe in town.” No I’m not, I’m afraid. I’m a victim ready made. … Continue reading

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Come, Shake My Hand

  Come, Shake Our Hand Come, yon Reader, meet our merry band, We have treats, so come and shake our hand. Come and find a reading treat, To buy a book’s an easy feat. We’ll read, we’ll sign, we’ll even … Continue reading

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Lost in the Moment

  Lost in the Moment H. W. Bryce I dream of every precious moment when we meet, I picture me, as I sweep her off her feet, I picture her, as she dissolves in happy tears. “Yet every time I … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Mother

  Everyone Has a Mother Everyone has a mother; most have a grandma too, You may be young and hip, well hurray for you, But if you don’t know your grandma’s story, You don’t know just who you are. Even … Continue reading

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Memory Is a Silly Old Bugger

  Memory is a Silly Old Bugger Memory is a silly old bugger, He’s the living example of hugger mugger, He plays hide and seek with facts and with figures, Today’s events…he hides away somewhere and substitutes twenty-year-old events for … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … Continue reading

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Tremulous Times

  Tremulous times So much for peace. When the poorest and the least opportuned people Have had enough and hate replaces hope (the worm turns) And fireworks explode Tempers no longer tempered Do imprudent things Thinking is as thinking does … Continue reading

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