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Lockdown Nearly Over Blues

Lockdown nearly over blues the Sun is out the Rule of Six is in meeting others is no longer a sin 🌑 The Winter of Discontent to paraphrase Shakespeare is coming to end Smiles are back with whooping and cheers 🌑 Where will it end whoever knows But for the time being we can go […]

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Sitting

Sitting waiting for something or nothing it’s hard to tell I’m enjoying doing nothing but I want to do something Maybe the something should be to do nothing

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The Story

The story starts in the depths struggling to take each and every breath Suffocating air crushes the lungs the mind speaks in tongues The journey long forgotten started at the deepest darkest bottom The story ends with air so fresh Joyful to be of blood and flesh

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This Morn

This morn a glorious morn a tumultuous tussle between our Cat and next doors the Sun showed it’s happy face opening the heart and much much more The Birds were an orchestra of delight in harmony complimenting the glittering Light A gentle Breeze filled the air as if all our dreams had come together in […]

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The Dead of Night

It’s the dead of night amongst the gloom someone is awake hiding behind the broom Listening carefully you hear zoom zoom 🌑 Do you dare creep downstairs to take a peep Your mind is racing ready to leap 🌑 With your dressing gown and trusty slipper you head into the fro to confront the nipper […]

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The Simple Joy

The simple joy of old black and white movies Kind Hearts and Coronets Laurel and Hardy amongst thousands overlooked by the foolhardy 🌑 An era when movies we’re at their magical best Perfect to put your feet up enjoy and thoroughly rest

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Magicked

Last night I had a dream what it was about I won’t recount Clearly something was flittering around my brain 🌑 In a wink of sleep the wonder of dreams magicked sunshine from rain

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Mourning

Should we mourn days gone loves lost opportunities missed the ones we didn’t kiss We are human so mourn we will This bitter pill with an aftertaste that leads downhill Closure is needed the antidote to the pill Then we can stride back up the hill

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The Lady of the Slaughter

Daughter of Ra Bastet is your name Your association with Cats is the common reason for your fame 🌑 Lessor known you are a Goddess of War The Lady of the Slaughter is another less gentle name from lore 🌑 Protection from evil spirits you give the home Where your statue resides foul souls will […]

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When All Is Quiet

If we are patient and quiet wait a while we may get a glimpse of her leave her pile 🌑 When all is quiet she creeps around Routing for goodies from the ceiling to the ground 🌑 The Minor Spotted Teenager is rare to see If lucky we may get a grunt before she flees

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The Tree of Life

The roots bury deep into the ground the domain of worms they wrap around 🌑 The branches reach high to the sky with the kingdom of birds they joyfully fly 🌑 The Tree of Life a symbol a sign reminding us to enjoy life challenge ourselves to gleefully shine

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The Old Wily Fox

The old wily Fox still has a few tricks Whilst the youngsters rush around he hides deep underground When the novices return delicious morsels in tow he barks like a dog watching them scatter leaping higher than panicked frogs With a grin he creeps out of his hide Laughing with bright mischievous wide eyes

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The Amplifier

Watching the world with myopic eyes all I think is why why the hate why the conflict why do I keeping on asking why Maybe the solution is to wear a mask to cover up one’s eyes But why should we shy away shouldn’t we pry The only solution I think is shout together to […]

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The Feather

The Cat pounces the Bird ducks this really is an uneven match The Bird dances and weaves this way and that The desperate Cat can’t land a scratch 🌑 As the Cat runs out of puff it is open to its spritely foe The feathered master of Bird-Jitsu lands an almighty knock out flying blow

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Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom why do you come and go You beauty radiates lifts us up makes us glow As quick as you arrive you suddenly disappear We won’t see your hypnotic magic for another year

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A Buzz

We hear a buzz but cannot see We know there must be a Bee Following the sound we find our friend trapped and lost unable to escape to comprehend 🌑 Gently we help our pollinating friend find fresh air We are one For all nature we truly and deeply care

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The Hoot of an Owl

We stare longingly at the moon our heart slowing beating our mind calming flowing our aura gently glowing We listen carefully to nature the feeling of oneness overwhelms We hear the hoot of an owl our senses retreat into the spirit world we gently glide

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The Chest

Amongst the cobwebs and spiders in the attic long lost tucked into the corner an old worn black chest lives Covered in etchings spirals and scratches out of place maybe out of time On the dusty floor no footprints on the floor around the chest not a speck of dust An old lightbulb creates a […]

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A Little Different

The little tadpole thought where are my legs something is missing shall I make legs out of pegs 🌑 Mum and Dad can bounce around I’m stuck here unable to reach the ground 🌑 Mum said I’m different but will be the same Then she said I will be given my Frog name

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The Work Commute

I look fondly back to the work commute the challenge to find a train seat if a total fail stand on my weary feet If a seat is found the dozer is the next joy leaning further further over the gentle pushback I deploy As I look up someone is blankly staring at me give […]

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The Mole

Some of us I think are just a little bit crazy I’m pretty sure I am more caffeine fuelled rabbit than daisy 🌑 We look at the world not with rose tinted glasses but psychedelic microscopes stolen from baffling science classes 🌑 The “truth” we are told is not the truth we believe We don’t […]

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The Bird Scoots

Across my eye-line the bird scoots dashing to its destination where is it headed the mind whirls twisting my head to see an unnatural swirl to find it is gone oh well let’s carry on

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Twitching

Leaping over the laptop to take a peek Constantly there a tickle she seeks 🌑 A black silhouette behind the screen To the unwary causing a scream 🌑 The little companion comes and goes Spying out the window twitching her nose

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The Waiting Room

From the sea dew she climbs basking in the light of the green moon a dolphin in a frock passes by need to be home by half past nine overhead in the gloomy shine a bulldog flying on a pink balloon thoughts gathering in the mind’s bizarre waiting room

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The Innocuous Rock

Lift up a rock and what do we see dirt and mud roots of a nearby tree Or maybe curious worms bustling ants or even some unknown creature munching on a plant The innocuous rock home to many you see Time to walk away leave it be

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Little Black Cat

The little black cat wouldn’t take on a fly or so we thought until we saw an unwelcome cat nearby 🌑 Our little softy turned into frenzy of claws The unexpected victim frantically escapes without pause 🌑 A little black cat no more She gives a satisfied look cleans her claws and settles down to […]

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Run and Run

Skidding across the frozen lake the baby Arctic Fox goes Mum is busy foraging for food me I’m playing there’s not enough time to doze 🌑 Everything is new all a wonder I just want to explore have fun Mum says I should rest let my body grow But that’s boring I just want to […]

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Ouch!

Tumbling tumbling through the trees goes Sidney Climbing to the top now doesn’t seem such a wheeze 🌑 Crash wallop bashed and bruised Sidney’s pride is lost More importantly he knows his mother will not be amused

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The Wooden Horse

The Wooden Horse trundles down the hill bouncing and rolling it’s going to spill 🌑 How it got to the top it doesn’t have clue It’s pretty sure though it’s going to need gallons of glue

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Hendecagon Bring Fore

Some of us are seen as a bit odd we don’t quite fit in Not really noticed our views tipped into the bin 🌑 We gravitate to those who are different from the norm A square is not for us a hendecagon bring fore 🌑 The unusual and the weird are who make the world […]

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The Short Walk

Walking strolling with head down Mulling musing with an intense frown 🌑 Lost in thought oblivious to all Escaping four constant walls 🌑 The short walk lost about town Clears the head deals with that frown

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Heartbeat

As she glides over hillocks you may discern a glint of a smile the life she sought pulling an indescribable yearn 🌑 She soars over mountains a thought impossible feat her freedom has been found A promise has been made enjoy each and every heartbeat

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Shame

From the dust and ruin the little girl crawls Tears dried to her face as the society she knows tears itself apart and falls 🌑 Destroyed is the street where she was just a child being a child All that is left is ruin and decay She has no refuge escape from the wild 🌑 […]

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Instant Karma

“Oi sod off” Maria the Ant shouts as the foot hovers “Go away lout” 🌑 The shadow grows instant karma kicks in The lout slips on his arse as Maria gives a massive grin

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Monopoly Woes

From zero to nuclear some seem to go Passing start collecting $200 without any attempt to slow 🌑 A chill pill is needed time in the jail We may or may not consider bail

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The Matchstick Ship

The Matchstick Ship has seen better days No longer drifting over the waves 🌑 The hull threadbare the mast no more Lost and forgotten in a bottom drawer 🌑 With time and love she is ship shape again Ready to explore a new glorious sea lane

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Lockdown Fever

I think Lockdown Fever has got to me I’m wondering what fun Lego Man to be 🌑 If bored with your head switch it around or your legs so they reach the ground 🌑 Is it just me who this fever attacks or are others on the same weird tracks

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My WordPress Travels

My WordPress Travels 🌑 October 2019 I started as Lost in Nowhere depressed in a dark place I didn’t think I had a prayer 🌑 Then I met some of you my mood improved To WordPress I became addicted and glued 🌑 January 2020 Perditus was born Lost in Nowhere died and I didn’t mourn […]

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Panic

They sneak up take you unawares When at worst bring you to tears 🌑 Your breathing is laboured your heart frantically pumps Anything is likely to make you freak out and jump 🌑 Panic attacks a trial for you and me The cause though is blind and cannot see

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