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1.
My Baby's Mother
There’s something inside me at last
For a long time there was nothing
I gaze at the reflection of my baby’s mother in the mirror
She raises her glass, drinks
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2.
The Drunk
I wasn’t always a drunk
Once I was a child - a little girl
Who wanted love
Which she found - in a bottle
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3.
Miracles
“Miracles flourish from tragedy”
I believe it
With all my heart
And soul
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4.
Marwee
My little dog
Who has spent her whole life loving us
Is dying
Her heart which has loved so freely
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5.
Peter
Your hand in mine
Makes me feel whole
Encourages me
To continue
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6.
Minamata
I remember seeing a photograph of a mother
Holding her daughter -
In a town called Minamata in Japan
Where mercury had been dumped into the water
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7.
The Ocean
The icy, menacing ocean that once tried to lure me
To seek solace from my pain
In its dark, grey, churning waters
Has now become a thing
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8.
Forgiven
Eyes bright with tears
Peering down dark depths into my soul
A heart broken by careless comments
Sobs against my breast
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9.
Enk
You’ve seen so much of my boy
Been with him for so long
Wrapped yourself around him
When he was sad, or when he had a hurt
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10.
The View From Our Verandah
Sitting with you on our verandah
Amidst a jungle of ferns, palms
And emotions
Looking out over the tops of red roofed houses
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