Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud

– Maya Angelou -

If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything

– Mark Twain -

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines

– Robert H. Schiuller -

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

– Leonardo da Vinci -

Every moment is a fresh beginning

– T.S Eliot -

“Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others.”

- Buddha -

Standing looking over the city lights, what an awesome sight to hold

Deep in our memories and our hearts, the feelings and emotions, many left untold.

The lights all glisten and shine so bright,

The amazing feelings when you see this sight

The city where we grew and had our childhood dreams

The city that we left, and only visit in between.

But these visits are so special and get better every year,

To see our beautiful city, twinkling shining,

with the memories vivid and clear.

So as we stand and look way out and breath the vision in

We capture new feelings, new loves, new memories will begin.

The emotion you feel when you look to the town

The town where you grew and loved

All special moments in this view and all sent from up above.

So feel the moment in this time and take away the pleasure

The raw emotion, the depth of love is really hard to measure.

This city that has a life of which you are a part

No matter if you’re near or far, it’s always in the heart.

Buried deep inside for anytime you care to just come back ….

..come back to here to see the view …..

..come back to here to just review …..

The emotional bond between Dublin and You..

© Written from the Heart – Michele Graham

6-Aug-2011 - From Killakee Car Park, overlooking Dublin Lights

FEELINGS ........

- Feelings are thoughts in Action -

So quickly you were taken, Oh! how time is moving by

as I think of all the questions, why, why, why?

3 hours feels like 3 years to me

as I sit and remember all the things not meant to be.

This heart of mine torn apart, I’ll never understand,

It’s not your time, it just can’t be so, please don’t leave, please don’t go.

Don’t leave me here and all alone, with this grief like a weight of lead,

Don’t anyone speak, don’t anyone breath “the” word, I don’t want said.

You’ll never understand my grief, so deep, so deep for even me,

My whole being has been shredded and now with pieces back together.

They’re all in different places, none of them make sense,

This is how I feel, my whole body stiff & tense.

Can someone make the clock turn back, I’ll do anything you say,

Just give me some more precious time, to undo the events of that day.

The faithful day you were taken, left my life without a word,

Left me here alone and grieving, with nothing left but hurt.

And now all I have are memories, and all just make me cry,

They used to be such nice ones, and now all seem sad and finish with a sigh!

The time moves by, as it slowly ticks along,

Oh No! it  just can’t be ….that used to be our song.

Here comes another flood of tears, there’s just no holding back,

My Heart, my Soul, my Being all feeling under attack.

A new day has just dawned, I live it breath by breath,

I feel just like a stranger that I have suddenly just met.

Each moment is a lifetime, the moments too far apart,

A new day with the words “Just Breath” coming from my heart ……..

© Written from the Heart – Michele Graham

3 April 2011 - for a friend who lost her beloved husband suddenly.

You came to me this morning and as the day was dawning,

The wondrous sights to see, the feeling on this earth of being me.

No-one can ever really understand, the feelings deep inside,

I speak the words, I do explain, my whole being I open wide.

To leave myself so open, to try let others understand,

I do my best to help them and take them by the hand.

To feel the things that I do, to understand the life,

To keep myself upon the earth, a friend, a mother and a wife.

My heart is bursting open, don’t you get it? Can’t you see?

That all of this is available, not only just to me.

So take one step, along the path, as I ask you now to come,

Take the first step of what I now know,

along the path that leads to Freedom!

© Written from the Heart – Michele Graham

5 April 2011 - for a dear friend Darlene

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