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8/ 30 More Fire!

How much more love do we really need?

Does it look like more stable marriages and less divorcees?

More faith to find a way though we disagree?

Should there be less tantrums about our wants and needs?

Is it about acceptance instead of accommodation?

Is it a contract without an escape clause .

Is it enjoying the meal in spite of the waiter

How much more love do we really need?

If it truly starts with you and me….

Is self-love a missionaries position?

Is there a bible?

What’s the core values of this religion?

Are the different types of love denominations?

How do we get to more love if some loves seem hateful?

When love shows its face why can’t some fall for it?

Mass produced in many ways, is it cheapened by brand disloyalty?


Your love and my love should have some common ground.

When and where can this so called more love be found?

Is it in the 18 years you stayed for the kids

Believed in second chances while refusing to forgive

Refusing to forget and let he or she live

What’s love if you’re going to act like ….well I love you too much to use you as an insult

It is uncaging, reincarnating, composing without imposing

More than doting on your yes men

It’ll give you more exposure than a naturist at a winter clothing convention

Yes!  Full of foibles, fantasies and awe-inspiring flaws

Love is adding a rug, unafraid to be naked when you open the door.

Out of love we go to war and in love, we find peace.

If love makes the world go round, it takes your will just to be.

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4/ 30 A blues for Ruby

Mood Indigo
Book of blue notes turned encyclopaedia
A Glasgow kiss feels easier to bear
The pain of you not being here

Blue notes.
Melody sharper than citrus tipped arrows
I look to the sun and find you in the shadows
In your sleep, you remain hallowed

Some say I’m sentimental like a sudden burst of thirst for your first
Sometimes for the best, the worst comes to worst.
Can’t blame the doctors, won’t blame the nurse.
In the song of my life, you were a producer with a great featured verse.

My mood… indigo, yet finding new greens
Your principles were priceless.
Hope to see you in my rest
Reunited, under the supreme

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Watching a Father losing his son in front of his eyes.

Seeing the screams barricade his heart in the name of strength

Like the last drop of water rung from a spun load

A tear fell

Traffic stopped, my eyes gazed sky wards

Watching my Father like a worn watch

Praying for time, wondering what will happen when

It happens

There’s a first time for everything they say

He hugs me now with more strength than he ever disciplined me with

We are old friends that once were foes

It’ll soon be time for me to complete the circle

I hope we can hula hoop, if but for a moment

Though some stone him, his shoes I have grown in

Shunning the shade of shalom with my mother’s tongue

I am my Father’s son,

Enlightened I wonder when that which will be has come

Will I be bound or free

Torn between his life and my existence


A little boy lost

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Sprung (52/10)


She handed me Daffodils
Like acid rain curating a rock face
I crumbled
My eyes like barren barrels filled with fatherly fermentation
Her smile could not smell my in sense
If posession is nine tenths of the law, then holding them I was broken
Sometimes silence is the truth unspoken
Yet when she planted those daffodils, my future exploded
I became a golden goal den
Yearning for the day, when daffodils aren’t the only ting I’m holding

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The Invitation (52/4)

The nest is being broken
Come along, come along!
The nest is being broken
Come along

The sun has awoken,
(For) Manhood chose to clothe him
Come along, come along!

What heart he had now stolen
To plant his seed he’s grown him
Come along

Scraped the barrel.
Found gunpowder
Blew his mind
When he found her
Come along, Come along!

See this late blooming chapter,
Tears of Joy and laughter
Pack the place to the rafters
Come along, Come along

Now if you guard the runway
They’ll be flying on the Sunday
Come along!

Share in vows unspoken
Hope they never will be broken
Come along!

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Thank You

Reunited with Grandad

Reunited with Grandad

Can’t believe this is goodbye
I can’t remember my first hello but I still…remember you
Life is that circle that I want to make square right now
Time showed you eternity and dressed you in heaven
Thank you for the father you leave me with
Thank you for every word that came from the heart of God in you
Thank you for showing me his face when I couldn’t see my way
Thank you for being a rock for the family
Thank you for being there
Life happens but in death you still fought
It’s like in the heat of a battle that was not yours as you left through the door
You left the message that the battle is not ours
Your latter showed you greater than the sum of us
It doesn’t add up how you the ever present is now past
You are the gift I’ve been able to unwrap
So I say thank you

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Good old Crimbo

The world has changed how we really see Christmas
As a kid it was all top pops and Christmas singles
Nativities, the snowman, all the joys of giving
Has it lost its glimmer, is it more of a business?
Where happiness is manufactured like boybands and reality show series

Enraptured by the period, playing blind to the contrived
I’m yet to know what Cliff Richard meant by Christian rhyme
I’m sharing Christ till eternity, that’s Christian time
Would you mind sharing kisses, I have mistletoe and wine.
Like showing your affection before and after valentines
Christmas is much more than December 25
They tell me
Giving to receive is a crime of the times
Lock me away at the cost of hope
If being kind can’t inspire
(And) with your humbug, harmonise, it’s seven tenths of the law
Be renowned for the encounter with your Santa Clause

Though we colour coliseums of cacophonous crassness
Letting the penny drop to complain that we’re cashless
While we’re pampered by the pomposity of poignant attractions
The 3rd world has guns and roses on an evil axis
We moan about our wages just hoping they’ll slash less
They count the cost of life, dare we we talk about taxes?
If we’re feeding on misfortunes, ours is just a snack
The main course might be too raw so believe in what we have

(Like) ding dong merrily on high
Would you like a mince pie?
Mulled or cherry wine?
I opened my advent calendar
To find you’re the surprise
Now my Christmas banquet might need a fruity vibe
Just a little mix to give my roast the X Factor
Might drown my sprouts in gravy
I’ll eat them if I have to
Watch the Queen’s speech
Better still speak to grandma
Your royal family aren’t the Windsors
They’re the ones that know your character
The one’s you pull a cracker with
Tell the sort of joke that you’d normally be embarrassed to

See the magic of Christmas is the fabric of winter tapestry
Without Christ what would the reality John Lennon’s imagine be

Just a glorified bank holiday
No Mariah Carey blaring,
No August preparations, no serious wayfaring
The cycle of life, is something we all share in
So be daring
Even if your name is Ebenezer scrooge
You better realise that heaven needs you too
They’ve tried to replace Christ with an X
The message of love your neighbour still rings true

For here it is, Merry Christmas
Like Elvis, the jingle bells rock and sway
Rest in Peace to those who lived to the max
By graves,
With devotion let’s ride waves
Not take this thing lightly
Shrek The Halls with the Holly and Ivy
So that the nightmare before Christmas is highly unlikely

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