Tag: childhood

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by Ian A. Olson
I cannot bring myself to burst your everywhere balloons / That cheer our rooms, mementos of delight, / Nor bundle bears, deep buried in...
by Sarah Stewart
Somebody’s mum hauled you to your feet. / Galaxies had shifted. Your voyage was complete. ...
by Magi Gibson
(After Judge Ian Starforth Hill described a nine year old rape victim / as “not exactly an angel herself” and gave...
by Gillian K. Ferguson
On the earth a stretched second / you stood, balanced. Gravity / / glued dolly shoes. You wore / the sky on your head, jauntily, / / light blue paper...
by G. S. Fraser
O little daughter of delight / and grave and lovely growing girl / Years after year you see the white...
by Diana Hendry
The ghosts are easy. I can switch them on / like a tv soap. Here’s Pa going up the stairs, / flip flap,...
by Diana Hendry
i.m. Julie Betty Rowan / / / Early autumn the school trunk would re-appear / as if to say summer was over, time for my sister...
by John Burnside
Quam angusta innocentia est, / ad legem bonum esse. / Seneca / / It wasn't a fairground so much; / just an acre of clay on old man...
by Chloe Morrish
There is a small fox / slipping through the fabric of morning, / still coated in a layer of grey dusk / / and carefully placing his...
by Glenn Colquhoun
for a child with leukaemia / / Teddy was not well. / Teddy had been feeling sick. / Teddy had to go to hospital. / Teddy was told that...
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