Transition

The train is leaving, but there is the head of a child

Resolutely wedged in my door of change

A sense of submerging as the old breath runs out

Nasty phobias manifest at times like this

Surrendering, the final click  elicits a sick shiver.

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I begin again with an awkward moment.

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This is how life pans out on my emergence

I walk strangely into a squeaky new room

Only when I am firmly ensconced, do I open my eyes.

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Now though,  once again, my Mind is in the Gap, MIND THE GAP, MIND THE GAP!

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Julia Dean-Richards

Julia is a writer and performer living in the Shropshire hills. Her writing is a product and expression of the love she has found whilst journeying through the most difficult times of her life.

11 thoughts on “Transition”

  1. I love your pages and your form of self-expression, it is a pleasure to have you share your gifts through your pages Thank you. I have nominated you for blog of the Year please visit my page Blog of the year awards and nominations Thank you! Revised
    Posted on December 9, 2012

  2. This is another one I’m having to work at. But you and Audra, and Susan Daniels et al should be flattered. Until a few weeks ago I never read poetry at all, let alone started writing it.
    thanks to you and them and all the others for the inspiration

      1. I forgot to mention I really like the ‘Mind the gap’ pun.
        BTW I sent another blogger in your direction yesterday. She’d posted some shots of kites on her site, and I told her to check out ‘Virew from the motorway II.’ Seemed to like it; you acquired a new follower

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