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Anita Roberts

Poetry

If only

If only your wishes could be normality If only your hopes could be reality If only you could be free of fear If only your way forward could be clear If only to yourself you could be true If only you could find the lost you If only you could…
Anita Roberts
12th September 2015
Poetry

Ordinary Wife

I often turn back time in my head And ponder would I still follow where you led To your parallel universe where nothing is as it seems It belongs in either nightmares or sweet dreams In a candy floss universe or a demon inhabited domain Chocolates and champagne or battles…
Anita Roberts
23rd April 2015
Poetry

War Casualty?

Is it the battlefield or is it in the kitchen At the sink staring out of the window Is it the spare room the no man’s land Is it she crying silently into the pillow With the noise of battle coming from Her husband’s rantings in the living room Is…
Anita Roberts
20th March 2015
Poetry

Wondrous Red

Poppy petals of wondrous red Bow down to kiss your head Where you sleep for evermore Far away from England’s shore Alas it was not meant to be You would come home to me The call to arms you had to leave I am proud and yet I mourn I…
Anita Roberts
16th June 2014
Poetry

Circle of Love

Each dawn brings a new beginning Each hour holds memories in waiting Each path finds those in need Each smile is a friendship pending Each “Hello” is sunshine to the lonely Each “Can I help you?” supports the weary Each “How are you:” is compassion Each I love you is…
Anita Roberts
10th March 2014
Poetry

Missing

I miss you at home you’re not there I miss you sitting in your favourite chair I miss you the way you used to care I miss you each night before I go to sleep I miss you in dreams I awake and weep I miss you when the hurt…
Anita Roberts
13th December 2013
Poetry

The Silver Lining

No amount of make – up can make sad eyes happy No amount of fashion can disguise the longing No amount of fluffy sleeve sweaters can replace a hug No amount of new shoes can walk you to happiness No amount of handbags can carry the emotional baggage No amount…
Anita Roberts
26th September 2013
Poetry

The price tag

Was it really you and me Entwined together in ecstasy Or was it struggling to be The other half which once was we The heart is steadfast for a while But it can never go that extra mile To keep the family from becoming a pile Of statistics in a…
Anita Roberts
21st September 2013
Poetry

Seen Off

It starts with just the one And that’s not a problem In fact it’s quite fun Then it’s “just the two” Still it’s not too bad But it clouds your view May as well drink the bottle Feelings now unfeeling Rearing to go in full throttle Moving up another gear…
Anita Roberts
22nd March 2013
Poetry

The Colour of Love

A paint box gift to you from me What colours would they be? The softest green to keep you calm A hint of yellow to be your balm A sky of true blue for each new dawn An orange sunset to rest upon A golden heart which is kind and…
Anita Roberts
11th February 2013