A place of change
A place I grew
A place that challenged what I thought I knew

How was I so blind
That I couldn't see
The need to call time
Smell coffee for me

And so the storm broke
Hell hath, no joke
Dark, scary. Have I done right?
No question about it. Look at the light

At the end of the tunnel
Quite a way off
But there none the less
Beyond the big mess

And so time wore on
And on and on
With things pulled down
Crushed and broken

Time to rebuild
With a different design
Not dismissing the past
Just getting it right this time

A life in two parts?
One not ending before the other starts
Bringing lessons learned
Into a life so yearned
A change of place
A change of pace
More time and space
To save my face

Finding myself
In better health
Well, getting there
With not so many cares

Comments from others
The love of my mother
Hidden, forgiven
No longer forbidden

A chance to think
Less time with drink
So much more fun
When you're with the one

A time of life
A life of time
A home become
Called Walsall

Written by 
Mark Bassett 

1 comment:

Unknown said...

A lovely poem :)


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