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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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Summit ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Fear watched in awe Mist of doubt dissipated As he climbed up dauntless Talking only to his mettle Friendly talk fell apart At the speed he sustained Daggers drawn at everyone Knocking rivals down Climbing upon carcasses Swinging on subterfuge … Continue reading

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Islands…

Over the past few days, social media has been awash with disgust at the note left on an ambulance window when the paramedics had been called to a dying man. It was a critical and time sensitive occasion and the … Continue reading

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