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Dilemma of an Angel.

A greying baby or a billion lives.
Could you watch while a baby dies?
A ripple effect or a ripple affect?
Death on demand or Life from compassion
Compassion for angels desire to save or compassion for a humans desire to live or die?

by Heather Lydia Thornhill

added by HeatherLydiaThornhill
24 mins ago


They say dreams can predict the future
and can be lucid and movable
They say déjà vu means your job will change
They say death is painful but usually quick
They say you can die and come back to life
They say death is a metamorphic thing

by Heather Lydia Thornhill

added by HeatherLydiaThornhill
9 hours ago

The black tie

Dad brought out the black tie again.
Seems like I've seen it every week this month.
He stands in his underwear at the sink to bathe, as I look for him in his usual spot.
Instead I see the black tie.
The bathtub has become too dangerous now,...

by Heather Lydia Thornhill

added by HeatherLydiaThornhill
10 hours ago

Peace of you

I know a piece of me is in a piece of you
Each good thing you've said leaves a piece in me
No matter what you've done
And all the saddest grief
A tiny piece of prayer lives inside of me
Even as a foetus heartbeat beating to the stars prays its...

by Heather Lydia Thornhill

added by HeatherLydiaThornhill
16 hours ago

Like Mam

You clean my dishes like Mam
You hoover my floor like Mam
You change the bedding like Mam
You like folding clothes like Mam
You think i'm crazy like Mam
You wait in the sun like Mam
You outgrew kisses like Mam
You grew a pot belly like Mam

by Heather Lydia Thornhill

added by HeatherLydiaThornhill
18 hours ago

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Powerful poem. I knew someone like that but only for a day.

7 days ago

I think the bluebird is singing all the lost poems Charles never wrote

8 days ago

Got enough to finish another book now! Hope someone buys it x

9 days ago


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