Poetry: My Heart, Always

You’re not in my arms and I wish you were here I love the smell of your head and the way Your little body fits into mine and you climb Into my bed and my heart feels whole again For a few minutes or hours at a time and I Love your schoolwork and your…

Poetry: Glows Like A Rainbow

Love is a brightly coloured thing That swings and dips like a swing And children laughing at a park in play Will often run fast rather than obey Tricky aches and pains in my chest Remind me what it means to feel happiness And the swing still goes up and down The merry giggles spin…

Poetry: Badge of Honour

I wear my love for you as my Badge of Honour And I am not ashamed Of caring about you Of feeling for you You matter to me Thriving, for me Means being unashamed of Who I am Why I am I love you Yes, Little Dove You All of you And like an ocean…

Poetry: Never The Last Time

Yellow flowers bloom outside my window Reflecting back at me the cheeriness Of form and freedom that finds you and me Happy and at peace Daddy’s watching tv and I’m stroking your head to sleep A cup of strong berry tea Slightly scratched green sunglasses The feeling of a little hand holding mine And last…

Poetry: Jesus and Krishna

Little Dove These are the important things in life: Family Love Education Finding the good in people Breathing deep when you’re on country roads in the car Going to the mall with people Having the time of your life Feeling happy Listening to seashells Hearing the universe when it calls to you Singing Sitting around…

Poetry: Little Dove’s Dinosaur Adventures

Little Dove You are my baby, and I love you so much When you were born you lit a fire in my soul To protect, to guide and to provide Let me tell you about all the great moments you’ll have Because of me Your first day of big school Hugs from Dad Kisses from…