Dear Dad

Your addiction came out of the blue I never saw it coming There were times I felt like running But I couldn’t and I didn’t To stay or to walk away My decision varied every day One day I’d be standing my ground And the next my resolve could not be found Even the days […]

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Woman

Woman She carries the weight of the world on her shoulders But you would never know it She has no time for self-pity She has still so much to do She is more than the label Gifted by society She is more than just a mum Or a shoulder to cry on She is more […]

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Rock bottom

A place for the forgotten   It’s renown for being bleak Reserved for the lost and weak   But I would disagree Rock bottom Isn’t for the forgotten   It’s where people have drawn lines in the sand And decide to take a stand   It’s a place to recharge the soul To reassess life […]

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There’s a saying that “Home is where the heart is” – But what if your heart is broken?

I recently signed up for a project that Shelter is running. It’s part of World Homeless Day on the 10th of October. It has been years since I found myself homeless, but I wanted to use my lived experience to help others.   There are about eight of us who have been brought together via […]

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