This topic contains 11 replies, has 11 voices, and was last updated by  TakingMeBack 1 month, 1 week ago.

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  • #85403
     HunkyDory 
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    Years ago I used to write limericks to make my friends laugh about our escapades. I got to thinking about stuff and came up with this poem. It’s a bit raw so hope no one is offended. Im no poet but I did make myself laugh. It’s called “no more”

    The bruises have faded
    The cuts are all gone
    Reflecting on life and the things that he’d done

    Now all lives are different- this might not ring true
    But here is my list of “no more” just for you:

    No more making dinner that goes in the bin
    No more shouting matches and making a din
    A lovely clean toilet, no p*ss on the seat
    No more skiddy undies
    No more rancid feet

    No more criticizing or made to feel bad
    No more endless lectures – he’s actually mad

    No more messy kitchen and pots in the sink
    No more morning f*rts (oh my god did they stink)

    I buy what I want now, it makes me feel good
    I’ll start to go out – no more stuck in the mud

    No more tesco face cream I bought for two fifty
    It’s posh stuff for me – I refuse to be thrifty

    Now seriously ladies, we’ll have our new life
    And we won’t give a t*ss if he finds a new wife
    Because WE are the BEST and we’ll get what is due

    Be good to yourself now and look after YOU

    XX

  • #85405
     KIP. 
    Participant

    👏😂 love it x

  • #85428
     Minniemum 
    Participant

    Brilliant!

  • #85444
     HopeLifeJoy 
    Participant

    Made me laugh thank you for sharing 😄 and ai enjoy the last few empowering phrases yes!

  • #85582
     gran 
    Participant

    HOW COULD THAT OFFEND ANYONE EXCEPT MAYBE A BULLYING CONTROLLER, LOVED IT ITS GOOD TO LAUGH AND GIVE OTHERS INSPIRATION. I’M GLAD YOU ARE ABLETO ENJOY LIFE AGAIN. LOVE GRAN XX

  • #85611
     lover of no contact 
    Participant

    Brilliant. I loved it.

  • #87012
     Fudgecake 
    Participant

    Great poem and made me laugh!!

    “No more endless lectures- he’s actually mad” made me laugh out loud as it is something I’ve often thought in the aftermath !

  • #87079
     Iwantmeback 
    Participant

    I loved this, thank you for sharing. It’s funny how artistic we all are in our own ways. I too have taken to writing poetry and am looking into creative writing classes. Watch out for our books eh?😊

  • #87093
     HunkyDory 
    Participant

    Thank you ladies for the comments- much appreciated I didn’t expect such a reaction! IWMB writing classes sound fab, I’m sure you’ll enjoy that! Keep creating xx 😘 xx

  • #87880
     JustKeepSinging 
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    Love
    Love
    Love it!!!

    Thanks for bringing a smile to my fave tonight. I have an ever growing mental list of ‘stupid’ things I can do now…now to mush feel brave enough to do it!

    X

  • #89358
     FreeFromHim 
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    That was beautiful!!

    A standing ovation from us!… I do love a poem I must say.. however, the one I wrote directly related to my experience was more somber.. and a part of a therapy exercise (write to your former or future self)… here is goes (ahem):

    Dear to my future self

    I trust you’re doing well,
    I often wonder how you’d be in the future place we dwell.

    There are many hopes I have for you, ones I know you possess
    Like courage; passion; kindness; love; gifts that are so blessed.

    I know it hasn’t been easy this journey between me and you,
    But remember, I never gave up faith in who we’ll grow into.

    Right now, I feel we have walked in shoes, from babe, to girl, to woman,
    But I for one never gave up hope,
    After all we are just human

    We’ve had our moments you and I,
    Days so dark, so sullen,
    But as a phoenix we arise, facing all our villains.

    I hope you move past shadows now, not just shadows of your mind,
    And found the people in the world that are beautiful and kind.

    I hope you finally found your soul, no longer shall you roam
    A life that shouts out to you now;
    ‘YOU are LOVED, and WELCOME home’!

    This is a letter, I do digress, that has such meaning, has such depth,
    And in its finality I do draw breath, from the former girl I knew!
    Sadly, we shall forever recall, what we can’t undo
    But always remember… you should ALWAYS be LOVED by YOU!!

    x

  • #89521
     TakingMeBack 
    Participant

    Needed to hear this right now! amazing and so true:)xx

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