Tag Archives: loneliness

Close to you…

I wander into the kitchen… the world is silent except for the little grunting noises Ani makes as I cuddle her good morning. I don’t speak dog fluently, but I have a feeling these short, low grunts are an expression … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Lulu is lonely ~ but she has Pete Springer

Dear Santa, This virus that appears to be getting around the worldeven faster than you do, is going to make sure it is a very lonely Christmas for so many people. Families and friends cannot be together as they would … Continue reading

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Worn ~ Kim Blades #writephoto

Haggard with tiredness and pain slow and stooping in his gait the old vagrant moves on   Continue reading at Kim Blades

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Glisten ~ Kim Blades #writephoto

The last oozings of a setting sun glisten on still waters freckled with dark shadows – touched by the cold of a dying day Continue reading at Kim Blades

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Silvery Serenity ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Drowning in watery wails I try to clutch the waning light My eyes wander in a wild pursuit Knowing not what they want. What is this weird place? Silver glistens in the sky Lending its sparkle to waves Not a … Continue reading

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Do you care? #CarersWeek

I wandered through into the kitchen, snuggled in my dressing gown, to boil my own kettle for my second coffee of the day… an unaccustomed luxury. I am usually at work by that time, dragged reluctantly from sleep by the … Continue reading

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A silver cord

As soon as I was considered old enough to wander alone… a ridiculously young age by today’s standards… I would knock on the doors of the various elderly relatives that lived within a stone’s throw of home or school. Their … Continue reading

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Fading ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They didn’t tell him he’d be seeing things. They didn’t tell him how cold he’d be, or how alone, or how desperately he’d miss even the smallest comforts. Like a hue that wasn’t on the scale of dirty-white to sort-of-gray. … Continue reading

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Forlorn ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

I stand alone Reminiscing my glorious past I rot but the decay dawdles Storms that I endured Echo around me Accentuating their power Continue reading at Emotional Shadows

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! The small dog, snow and The Story Reading Ape

It’s Chriiiistmaaas! Well, okay, maybe not yet. But it will be soon… and I can’t wait, whatever old grumpy she might say! But at least I can start counting down… and have some friends over for my Advent Calendar! There … Continue reading

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