Tag Archives: tenderness


If I could dream a dawn Into existence It would wear your face In its sleep. If I could dream a morning It would wake to your breath, A pillowed silhouette against the dawn, The space between filled with warmth … Continue reading

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A life on the scales

My son has a sick fish in his pond over which we are both worrying. The trouble with pond fish is that they have many places to hide if they are unwell, and you only usually see them from above, … Continue reading

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Tender #midnighthaiku

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When a smile breaks your heart

I frequently write about my son… as I see him every day, it is natural that he is very much part of my everyday life, even without the story of his incredible journey to tell. But I have two sons, … Continue reading

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