I’m Alright Jack

Definition:  Alright Jack is a UK slang term used to indicate those who acts only in their own best interests even if assistance to others would necessitate minimal effort on their behalf. I Care much. I’m In touch.  I   Got mine. I’m Just fine. I   have job. I’m No yob. I   Vote […]

Saved by Men

Cinderella’s a role model – rich prince she did wed. So you must be a beauty to escape life of dread. Bookish Belle is a stunner – ugly Beast is not nice. So boys must be real handsome for girls to think twice. Snow White stays with men – who refuse to do chores. So to […]

Noisy Flatmate Limerick

Apologies for the dark ending, my imagination led me there.   He tried to undo her buckle with his hands – clumsy and muckle. So she undressed herself but fell into the shelf. It’s then they began to chuckle.   Her flatmate was rather perturbed; from her sleep  – she was now disturbed. She’d heard the […]

Scattered Hopes

She’s on her way on this fine day; whilst the sea advances – expecting dalliances.   Her final drive; she’ll soon arrive. Pick a spot, set her free – on her dancing spree.   A sudden gust; scattered stardust. Off she flies forever – unknown endeavour.   My mother-in-law’s ashes were scattered on the beach today, […]

None of Your Business

When you’ve had enough of people asking about your family planning.   Warning: There may be emotional triggers, related to fertility and loss Well Meaning Questions You don’t have a baby! How can that be? Surely you want one, you’re a woman, you see.   You can give birth and therefore you should. You’ll feel […]

My First Love

You’re my first love, helped me grow My teacher – the best mum I know.   You’re my critic; advisor. My top fan – older and wiser.   You’re my blanket; soft and warm. My shelter – away from the storm.   You’re my safe house; protection. My compass – for lost direction.   You’re my […]

A Bright Past

  Did I do enough in life and career? Surrounded by good people to hold dear?   Did I look in wonder at this world around me? Did I notice life’s blessings and really see?   Did I try enough to achieve my best? Did I ever work out my true life’s quest?   Did I […]