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Fiona Burgess Poems
I’m tired, I’m tired of being strong, When everyone else needs me to be I’m tired of holding back my dreams So someone else can be free
And the dancer danced She danced her life away For an audience who wasn’t there To music no one could hear
Living In The Desert Of My Dreams
Standing here on the shore of life A coastline battered by violence and strife Behind me churns an angry sea Ahead lies a road unknown, as yet, by me.
Cry! Cry! The Silence
Cry cry the silence 'Set us free We want to be Don't leave us to drift
I stand upon a midnight beach The wind dances round me Keeping my happiness out of reach In time to the thundering sea.
The dirty city sun glares down on a wind beaten track The echoing voice of the commentator Mingles with the sound of traffic, pulsing along the freeway The air is thick with tension and excitement
The Winter Of My Soul
Cold morning, frozen earth Frost lying like a blanket The cool breeze cuts like a knife Through the thick blanket
For the Love of the Game
For the love of the game We rise before dawn Rain, hail, wind and shine For the sake of the game we greet the morn
A Small Hope
When did our shadows learn to cry? Their fears and worries No longer set aside Like gleaming moons in winter skies
Shall I defy the wind with my rage? Challenge the ocean with my tears? Shall I fight my way from this mortal cage And summon the courage to face my fears?
I'm sorry that I hurt you That I made you cry I'm sorry that I had to leave Without saying goodbye.
Falling stars these memories from torn histories Buffeted by the winds of time Plummeting from the archives of the mind Chased by music and out into the night
Welcome To This Place Called Hate
Welcome to this place called Hate You named it and made it yours Was it destiny or fate? Direction or choice?
So These Are The Dreams
So these are the dreams That drift along streams Running between barley and rye. And although they’re not as they may seem
Comments about Fiona Burgess
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
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(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
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I’m tired, I’m tired of being strong,
When everyone else needs me to be
I’m tired of holding back my dreams
So someone else can be free
I’m tired of putting on a brave face
And holding back my tears
I’m tired of picking up the pieces
Of someone else’s fears
I’m tired of keeping up appearances
And walking in someone else’s shade
I’m tired of going the extra mile
To help someone else get made
I’m tired of accepting the blame
For other peoples errors
I’m tired or being the one to pay
Hello? I have my own terrors
The kind that visit in the ...