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“The Phoenix” by Maggie Sue Traynor

From the egg and from the womb, she is born into this world. Time for her to be taught the survival techniques needed For her to rise and survive in this world. Life starts off to be rather enjoyable; everything … Continue reading

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“As Remembrance Day approaches” by Maggie Sue Traynor

As Remembrance Day approaches, the time we set aside To honour and remember Our Vets with Integrity and Pride. You did your tour of duty and yet you still must fight, In honour of an agreement to protect our human … Continue reading

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“The beauty of art, the beauty of life” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The blank canvas that will soon be turned into a beautiful Masterpiece. As GOD takes his beautiful creation and molds it into His own beautiful masterpiece, Just like the artist with the canvas, Only GOD will know the outcome of … Continue reading

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“What Lurks in the Shadows?” by Maggie Sue Traynor

What lurks in the shadows, it’s not always clear When the adrenaline rises , danger is near. Do not write off what you don’t understand For the warnings are detrimental, not all as planned. Deception: overpowering , and exists all … Continue reading

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“Rose Coloured Glasses” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Remove the rose coloured glasses then you’ll see clear The world around us is surrounded by fear Intimidation–a game they play Control seems to be the only way Accountability, quite clear to me The definition they do not see. Yes … Continue reading

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“A Gathering” by Colin Nickle

Supersede me Try your best Hunting is over Quiet the rest Chores to beckon Theories to reap Air in the rattle A red chest to keep Helmet one seeks Bugles and swords Abscond the reasons A wit to afford Truths … Continue reading

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“On a wheel chair Ward 7” by Alan Blenkhorn

No longer running all around Stirring up human sounds Or making an idiot of myself Via tongue and mouth That’s not right I didn’t start any fights These bright lights Not a pleasant sight No one will know If it … Continue reading

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“Check List” by Alan Blenkhorn

Realistic Not narcissistic Grounded Not surrounded Sensitive Not over reactive Persistence Not above resistance Mixing in the crowd Not the clouds Delegator Not manipulator Here Not there Fear Not everywhere Relaxed Not a relapse Always fun Can’t prove one

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“A Mansion of Mental Moods” by Alan Blenkhorn

An entire block on Highbury Street The mansion on the hill for mental retreat A wonderful resort Divided behaviours Piss one off They still talk soft Many intrusive disorders On the ward all over Lacks of control Foul out their … Continue reading

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“Excuses” by Alan Blenkhorn

Drops of my soul on every page Looking from inside an invisible anti-psychotic cage Dreams now, of what may never be We’re just going to die anyways Drifting on a habit boat That never set a float Efforts to avoid … Continue reading

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