Strung With Hope

For Clare This ship sails Through fair weather And through gails As it glides over The ocean’s vastness That sea can get rough Ripping holes And threatening to sink Conditions can change In a blink For all the storms That break and shake Confuse and abuse That take you off course This ship stays strong […]

Presence In The Present

Mindfulness is an ancient practice.  As contemporary now as it was at it’s conception.  Mindfulness has helped so many to make more of life – whether it’s a tool through depression or  just enjoying the moment.  It’s something yoga is trying to remind me of.  The moment is what it’s all about, what everything is […]


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O captain, my captain O where have you gone The life you’ve forsaken Has seen it’s last dawn The laughs you created Ways to hide away your pain The pain so deeply gnawing Relief you found in vain I’m sorry no one was there to help No one to cry by…

It’s Ok To Be Cold

A letter to my younger self You were one tough cookie Unassailably happy With skin thicker than a wookie Except I know thats not true You took the shit With determination and grit But still I feel what it did to you No one ever knew You gave people only good news And shorts all […]

The Swan

The swan on the lake Looked up with heart ache The other birds flew And regardless of his wings The water was all he knew Could he fly? Was the air safe? What if he were to die? Heavy were his fears Many were his tears But the lake wasn’t enough Seasons change And life […]