Go outside

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Tuesday 31st January 

Go outside
Watch the tide ebb and flow
Breathe deeply
Measured steps, softly slow
Follow seabirds
As they fly to and fro
Observe surroundings
Take note of nature's show
If you don't see
Then you'll never know
Inhabit the now
To be here tomorrow

Love you so much
Precious sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx
An empty Porthmeor Beach this afternoon
Blustery and cold
Less windy in the harbour
Wrapped up warm

A new perspective

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Monday 30th January 

A new perspective
Could be effective
A little reflective
To be objective
And quite selective

Love you so much
Precious sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx
Porthmeor Beach
The Island
Low tide in the harbour
A squirrel in Trewyn Gardens

Small steps, baby steps

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Sunday 29th January 

Small steps, baby steps
Steps in the right direction
That is what matters
Yet upon reaching an intersection
Left, right, back, forwards?
Which way for self-protection?
Weigh up all the odds
Stop; take time for reflection
May not be easy
Make it work without objection
No one else can choose
That crucial task of selection

Love you so much
Precious sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx

Somewhere

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Saturday 28th January 

Somewhere
The air is still
Where all is quiet
Thoughts gently spill
Floating like mist
Caught in a slight chill
Slowly spiralling
Through trees, downhill
To mask the struggle
Take a white pill
Breathe in deeply
Believe in my will
Retreat for a while
All is tranquil

Love you so much
Treasured sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx

And every night

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Friday 27th January 

And every night
I'll seek your presence
In the universe
A rare luminescence

Searching for signs
And subtle essence
The way of the stars
A point reference

Love you so much
Treasured sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx
St Ives harbour this afternoon

Thankful

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Thursday 26th January 

So thankful for the past
Oh, didn't we have a blast!

Now in the present having fun
Smiling at each and everyone

What's the future going to bring?
I'll try and give my everything

Love you so much
Treasured sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx

Between

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Wednesday 25th January 

Between the first Hello
And the very last Goodbye
Was so much love
Now your soul does fly

Love you so much
Treasured sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx

Clear blue skies

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Tuesday 24th January 

Clear blue skies
All day long
Crisp, cold air
Seabirds throng
Finding food
For a song
Sing it loud
Shrill and strong

Love you so much
Precious sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx
Low tide at Porthmeor Beach
Smeaton’s Pier
Kitty’s Corner
Turnstones and a herring gull
The view of the harbour with afternoon coffee

Who I am

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Monday 23rd January 

Who I am
Is where I've been
Time for travel
Maps to unravel
And if I don't go
I'll never know
And so I'll explore
Keep discovering more
Filled with trepidation
But such a temptation

Love you so much
Beloved sons
Treasured Mum
xxxxx

I’m waiting

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Sunday 22nd January 

I'm waiting
For things to get better
I know
It won't rain forever
I'm trying
To feel happier than ever
I hope
We'll all be together

Love you so much
Treasured sons
Beloved Mum
xxxxx