Sadness

Sadness

Sadness is a state of mind, an emotion, triggered by circumstance Like loss, or hurt Or some other happenstance What makes us sad? Why do we get this way? Can’t we just not think and forget What makes us feel this way? But I think to do so Would be the greatest...
Five years on

Five years on

Most of my friends never really met or knew my mother. And it occurs to me that by the time I’m 50 I would have lived longer on this earth without my mum being here than the years I lived until she passed. Most people have that privilege for a bit longer, of...
The Independence Question

The Independence Question

There was a whole lot of debate and talk between the Scottish and Westminster Governments about how the question of the referendum should be worded. There was a lot of debate and compromise till it was agreed a while ago now the question would be “Should...
Why I walk you home …

Why I walk you home …

It may be due to some ancient code Written in my DNA From an almost forgotten notion of ages past When men were gentlemanly Maybe how I was brought up was a factor In why I carry out this deed Why whenever I can I like to make sure Someone gets safely to where they...

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