A Familiar Stranger

Each morning in the cold light of the sun, a familiar stranger stares back at me. A person I recognise but know nothing about. An old acquaintance who I’ve lost touch with over the years. I see this girl in the mirror everyday but yet […]

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Finding My Feet

I know where my feet are, they are at the end of my legs, where they have always been. But this isn’t what bothers me. I know that their purpose is to keep me balanced on this rocky terrain, but that’s not the problem either. […]

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Autumn: A Season of Transition

Crisp autumn leaves That blanket the ground Orange, red and mustard yellow Lazy morning sun glistening Over the long dewy grass Summer memories Echoing in the empty streets Now all living creatures Burrow down As the nights slowly grow longer It’s that time of year […]

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A Journey of Recovery

Cast your mind back to this time last year, October 2016. The leaves were starting to fall, the nights were beginning to feel that little bit colder. Which I suppose isn’t much different from now, expect from the time that stands between us. An empty […]

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Dear Depression

Dear Depression, My faithful friend, well at least that’s what you told me. It’s strange really because you never really gave me your name. I had to find it out from someone else and if I’m being honest, I didn’t believe them. I mean surely, […]

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This is the part we save ourselves

You will out shine The bullies who hurt you Your heart will survive The lovers who left you Your soul will soar Over those who don’t believe in you You will stand tall Against those who try to crush you You are stronger, more beautiful, […]

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Finding Purpose

Purpose is the reason we rise each morning and the fuel that feeds our dreams. It’s the acceptance that we belong and that our lives have meaning. And if we are being honest with our selves we all want to know what are place is […]

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An Open Letter to my Younger Self

Dear eleven year old me,  It only feels like yesterday that I was stood in your shoes. Starting out on a new adventure, a whole host of new and exciting opportunities. I know you’re scared about what the future holds, the unknown can be a […]

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Memories I don’t want to Forget

Don’t you find it sad that we won’t remember every smile, every moment we laugh and all the warm, content feelings? That our memories become an old silent movie which plays in our minds and distorts over time? Fading away, dissolving in the pools of […]

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We are stronger when we stand together

Under the stars Is where you’ll find me Breathing in air That fills my lungs Feeling the ground That takes my weight Writing my words Where you can find them Home is where my heart is And this is where my home is Hello, I […]

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