13/2/14 The Worst & Best Day

One of the toughest moments of being a parent is not being able to take away your child’s discomfort when they are sick. If you could take away their pain you would but instead you give them as much comforting and cuddles as you can! Sebastian was diagnosed with a 10cm Mesenchymal Hamartoma on his…

Forced poet

My eldest son Eugi, now 14 1/2 years old, has been forced to become a poet due to being in grade 9 English class. Fortunately for him he has a mother who loves poetry. I love reading it I love writing it I love reading it I love writing it. I love poetry. I took…

Sleep now

an original poem by Debbie Walker. In memorium of a treasured Aunty.

Mum

Mum; a life interrupted. An original poem, by Debbie Walker.

One Year on

An original poem, by Debbie Walker A year, twelve months,Moments; A life-timeTime is broken.I feel broken.How could it be written?How can it be told?For all that we hopedWill no longer unfold.All we once knew,No longer feels true.And the sun’s warmth wanesIn the deep winter’s cold.LostIn this darkness, please holdmy handLet me borrow your strengthAs I…

Tradition review

Tradition revival and review Sitting here a few days after Christmas I’m doing my annual assessment of the good great and groan. Every year during the holidays I learn a little something new. I am a person who enjoys tradition. Repeat the great things we all look forward to. Ditch what didn’t work. Add new…

A wish for Peace at Christmas

A poem by Debbie Walker Christmas is traditionally a time of joy and cheer, but today my thoughts are with those who’ve suffered loss during this most difficult and extraordinary year. As our memories begin to crowd and the bells of pain and loss ring loud, I begin to wonder, if the only way through…

Before you go

For my boys, Eugi and Richard Morton Before you go out in the world There’s a few things you should know. Your safe place is always here No matter how old you grow Troubled lost Or Confused in your path I’m am here to get you past You’ll make some bad choices I guarantee you…