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School Days

Remembering my school years and going back in the day, These were the good old days in their own way. Dinner tickets at lunchtime to go...

Liz

The Queen is like us, at least that’s what I think, She may not be tied to the kitchen sink. She’s a Mother and a Grandma...

Thick and Thin

You can’t choose your family, there’s nothing you can do, But choosing your friends, that’s up to you. The special ones who stay by your side, You...

Your Grandad and me

If in the future my granddaughters go on to marry, I hope they remember the advice I told them to carry. You can’t go wrong if...
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Poetry Corner

The Gift of a Smile

Today’s a new day, forget the one before, Hold your head up and smile as you go out the door. You might not feel up to...

Wedding Memories

When I walked down the aisle holding onto my dad's arm, I felt quite emotional and also quite calm. He was giving me away after 21...

Stay Home Holiday

Our camping trip was cancelled, so we can’t go in our tent, We got a refund back on the money we had spent. We should’ve been...

Breakfast at Nan’s

I’ve got two little faces who are grinning from ear to ear, They can come and have a sleepover, we’ve been given the all clear! It’s...

Haircut Lockdown Blues

I thought it would be isolation, Social distancing and separation, But it turns out my biggest fear Is cutting my hair and chopping off an ear!   My hair...

Caring

Thank you to Salford writer, Jo Williams, for sharing this poem to celebrate Carers Week. For more information on Carers Week, click here.  She does...
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