The One True Constant She runs to me with eyes Dancing with more joy than I Or you or he will ever know again. The wild winds pull curls loose from The constraints put there lovingly By someone else. When will they see? Will they chastise her? Will her precious freckled cheeks soon play host

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Joker’s Tongue I came forged in the pushcart net I am the joker’s silver tongue The phoenix of madness I am monsters dawn, the hollow circle I am the pause in silence The company of strength Prayer of life The glory of anger Books of numbers Dementors of grief Fionnuala Murphy I Am I am

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Everyone Acts Everyone acts like they are okay, Everyone acts okay, People don’t tend to say that they are okay. Some people think that they are crap, Some people know that they are ‘it’, Others, who have a brain don’t think they are the same Ryan Askin My Heart Explodes I see you standing there

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Oil on Canvas A pencil sketch of heaven. Scribbles black and grey Everything that’s in-between A dream of come what may Void of colour, void of feeling. Hidden eyes and hidden ears Always watching, ever seeing Void of sentiment, void of tint. The sky is dead and cold as flint Dead as this unholy land

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A Dark Hall You’re facing down a dark hall Voices echoing like a quiet mall Thoughts racing in the deserts of my mind, The rapid beat of the drum hammering In your ears, “you’re the only kind” Fingers pointing, guns shooting, Medication is my only vacation, One word could break me, It’s not anxiety, dusk

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Bitter Bliss The grey clouds don’t dampen our spirits We leap out of the car Barefooted,resented by the tough tar Yet the damp soggy sand is welcoming The strenuous wind pushes us onward As the rocks leave us behind The soothing horizon grows closer As the sun parts with the day The smell of the

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Untitled She sat in her room, on her bed, with her books, Saying “she missed home”, “But you are at home, darling”, her mother said “You don’t understand – Home is not a house, It’s in good friends, warm campfires and peace, yeah even in smiles. But sometimes I got the feeling it’s within ourselves…

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