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Trapped

I feel as though I’m trapped There’s something In my stomach Or somewhere down In that direction That I need

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Cleansing

Waves lap around cool naked legs, Toes squelch shyly on the soft warm bed, Skipping, dancing Exhultant and free, Mysterious

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My Mum

She is a person I will always love.   We’ve been through thick and thin, good and bad, Nothing could

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Moving On

She cries like a child For the life she missed out on, In her mind the memory Of a mother

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Every Day

Every day I am learning, Every day my soul is now                               healing its wounds… Every day I stretch towards                    

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Through a Glass Darkly

Through ugliness I saw beauty. Through pain I recognised love. Through rage I learnt forgiveness. Through letting go I am

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The Perfect Whore

I’ve been your good girl and your bad girl, your perfect little whore; loving mother or virgin bride you beat

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home   Just the other day, a thousand years ago, I fell into the only home that I

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Womanhood –

What is it good for? Breasts! – I wouldn’t trade them, And there’s baby food for free. Multi-tasking! – we

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In memory of Sonja

Sonja was my friend, my sister, Worked on the doors in Bristol. She always put other people first, And she

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Faith

  When your feeling over-whelmed by anger and despair It just gets harder, day by day and your life seems

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PROCESS

I’m standing here waitingWaiting for him to arriveMy stomach churningI know I should give up  Here he comes as bold

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MOTHERS LOVE

It’s not nice to be pushed asideTo be ignoredNot even to be remembered  It’s not easy being told you’re not

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LOVE LOST

Looking in the mirror Only time will seeHow you broke my heartAnd crushed the way I live  But I want

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LOCKED SECRET

It’s dark in here and it’s all locked upNo where to go nothing I can seeExcept the glint of light

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IMAGE

I see her standing thereAll naked and bareScars on her arms and legsJust looking at her self  Who is this

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I WAITED HE CAME

I waited he cameHe’s so fit what a babeHe stroked my faceAnd just for that ½ second I felt safe 

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Change…..You can!!

Close the pages of that bookIt’s time to start anew,Learn from all that awful stuff-Now from good folk take your

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Clouds of grey

Clouds of black and grey surround,not one ray of sun to be found.That’s my life from day to day,Only the

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Daddy’s Girl

Daddy’s GirlSo why do I hurt him?I don’t intend to..Just don’t think about the consequences of what I do.  My

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Souls in hell

Dark as hell on our streets;nooks and crannies, doorways and alleys.  Now you see us,now you can’thide and seek, woman

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Blank inside

Some are angelsSome are not,Some hate menSome,love has forgot.We ply our trade,Forget self-prideTurn off our brains,Go blank deep inside. Anna

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Stereotypes

  I am afraid to have to admitthat the public have the viewus working girls in Hillfieldsdo whatever we’re asked

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Christmas in Recovery

Shining lights, colourful and bright, reflecting off my eyes they themselves bright and shining.   To wake in the morning

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Warning

As tragic lives go on around us, We fight to breathe. As the people of this world stumble Towards destruction,

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Stigma

Silly preconceptions of small-minded people! Tarring every user with the “mugging pensioners, needles thrown away in parks” brush! Ignorance towards

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Stargazer

   As I look upon these stars tonight   I realise this is all a cycle So many lifetimes All

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To Davie

Can you hear, we scream our names, for all that we have needed?   Can you hear, we scream for

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Holding on

For all I have, in my life to hold, My hands are just too small, As evidence of my existence

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Booze

Booze Oh booze you are a pest You often keep me from my rest You send me home looking rough

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Sat in the One25

Candice is asleep Opposite me. Trinna 2 the left Books 2 the right And me in the middle.   Just

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The Truth

I was run over by the truth one day It hurt so much I could have died. So I got

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Forgiveness

Can forgiveness be good or bad? Can it make us happy or just really sad? I don’t know, I’ve not

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Rising from the ashes

The hardest part of a journey Is the first step. Feelings of mixed emotions –  Anxious, scared, nervous – Happy feelings lost, The unknown

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Sal

I once was broken Left words unspoken Now I’m getting put together And not so unpredictable, like the weather Maybe I’ll go to Heaven,

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Zodiac Lives

I was born under VirgoI’m supposed to be logical, analytical and critical – But I’m no Vulcan, I can tell

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It’s hard not 2…….

It’s hard not 2 laugh                        when you’re being told off,                        when you’re on TV for being bad,                        when your brother

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Smack’ed

What’s it like when you first try smack?It hits you in the face with a big fat whack.Sometimes you’re sick,

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Inner Child

Deep inside me I know you’re there.You try to get my attention,But I ignore your calling,You scream and shoutAnd stamp

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Newborn Baby

Curled like a cocoon, As fresh as washed sheets, His hand as big as my thumbnail, His hair as soft

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I am……

I am the sun that sets on your sadness I am the sadness that sinks in your heart I am

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Well Rap 2

Hey you girls who are on the beat Get your backsides off the street! We know where you been cos

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I Like ……

The women at The Well    I like chocolate, I like chips, I like crisps and spicy dips, I like

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