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Twin Sisters

We say we are twin sisters separated before birth, my sister dot and me 
We seem to do and think the same each day, unbelievably 
One of us has an idea, The other carries it out 
Twins separated before birth that's what we two are about 
Maybe our dad got disturbed while on the job with our mam 
Maybe god knew two of us wouldn't have fit in our mams small pram 
I have no idea of the reason w...

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Enough

I have decided enough is enough

i have seen the glass bottom so many times and the view is so distorted that life means nothing.

Life is what we make it - so the next life will be better

The next life will be worse

The next life is just that the next one.

 

I am so far from home that I do not think I will ever return.  

My light is lost, it is shining on those that need it mor...

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139CaitRoseTwins

But for you

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But for you

We would be one

 

But for you

The lack of feeling alone

 

But for you

The unknowing, not so cold

 

But for you

More joy in growing old

 

But for you

My mind might be at rest

 

But for you

Life, less of a test

 

But for you

A single race I have run

 

But for you

There are clouds above the son

 

But for you

The be...

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2 birds

Twas on this night in '80

I met 2 birds a tweeting 

A fateful day for maybe three

Cos these birds have been perched by me ever since 

Party, party I heard in a noisy pub

Me and my mate looked at each other with in for a penny smiles

So there we were in a packed flat just near by

One room to drink, one room to dance, one room to, well it was dark

First date so just rooms 1 a...

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Castor and Pollux

Castor, he ran- he was swift in the field,

With horses, they vaulted behind.

A brother to him, with a love so blood-deep,

Was Pollux, son of Zeus and divine.

 

Their devotion together, not one to be quelled,

Was tested when one half had died.

Then Pollux wept out, with his soul ripped to shreds,

And demanded they share the same sky. 

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Unknowing

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Unknowing

 

ghost brother

ghost sister

 

twins

two years before

 

unable to fight anymore

they gave up their tiny breath

to history

 

she never spoke of them

in anything but love and memory

of what could have

should have been

 

never tripping

over regrets

at what came after

 

me

my brother

our family

 

they had names for th...

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THE BALLAD OF BOB THE BUN

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Our friend, Bob The Bun,

just loved to have fun

and exciting adventures galore,

he’d laugh all day

and jump and play

and roll around on the floor.

 

Its a very rare sight

to see a bun take flight

but one day he went flying so high,

he held onto a kite

by the tail, so he might

get to see the world from the sky.

 

Now, whilst he was high,

something low ca...

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More Mammy Wata, hopefully better now.

I've done some work on a previous blog entry, entitled 'Mammy Wata'. I hope it's now a little more complete, and makes more sense. I've a feeling it's going to be one of those projects that NEVER really feels finished.

 

The Yoruba verses

 

I - Constance

 

Who comes to visit me,

when the sea is fat with breath

and streets are quiet?

Who is it hangs, one-hande...

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