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Jon Lawton

Poetry

Deepest Dreams

In my deepest dreams At the Back of my mind On the Tip of my tongue The very edge of my thoughts Just out of my reach You’re always there Constantly
Jon Lawton
27th August 2015
Poetry

Soldier

I feel the pistol grip in my hand Familiar and smooth Touch my finger on the safety For the hundredth time Check the magazine is secure The change lever correct My position is firm I am ready To live or die I am a soldier
Jon Lawton
27th August 2015
Poetry

Hope

A broken heart never heals Just switches off Not living, just existing Going through the motions Imitating life Marking time Hoping, but not believing That one day It Finds love
Jon Lawton
27th August 2015
Poetry

Dreams

To truly live You have to love beyond hope Life means nothing Without your dreams
Jon Lawton
29th May 2014
Poetry

Wounds

They say Time heals all wounds But that’s just not true Some never heal For the whole of your life Never go away Always there A constant reminder Of what could have been But never was
Jon Lawton
24th May 2014
Poetry

Constantly

Seeing you today I’d forgotten how amazing you are How you can blow me away with just a look And your smile melts my heart You take my breath away Constantly
Jon Lawton
24th May 2014
Poetry

Joke

Life is a bad joke Once you realise that fact You have two choices Laugh or cry
Jon Lawton
14th March 2014
Poetry

Moth to a Flame

I’m attracted to you Like a moth to a flame My wings always burn But I can’t fly away Though I know it will hurt I’m still drawn closer in Your light is my life And my pain
Jon Lawton
24th February 2014
Poetry

Stopped In My Tracks

To see you today Took my breath away Was completely unprepared Stopped in my tracks I’d forgotten What you do to me How you make me feel I miss you So much
Jon Lawton
23rd February 2014
Poetry

The Basic Facts

A man needs a woman And a woman needs a man It’s not rocket science It’s a need for us all We all know it’s true So why is it so hard? If you got it without trying It would be worthless And mean nothing at all So the morale…
Jon Lawton
21st February 2014