The sins of the mother, come down to her son,
But how long should we blame her for what he’s become?
One year of marriage – a journey together,
That year during which we learn more about each other.
Two years to bend, and to meet in the middle,
Three to feel the need to forge new ideas and new traditions.
Continue reading 5 Years A Victim
A poem about forgiveness and a skill that is needed to form long-lasting relationships amid human failings.
Forgive and forget, that’s what they say,
So you can be a fool for them on yet another day. Continue reading Teach them
She wants to know when they’re happy but not when they’re sad,
When they’re laughing out loud, but not when they’re mad.
He expresses his feelings, but when THEY do it’s not fine,
Unless they think alike. That’s OK… Both on the same side.
Continue reading Real Conversations
She’s a wonderful woman – that’s all I can say,
Let’s us make our mistakes and find our own way.
No protests when we make our housework easy,
With routines and ideas that would drive her crazy.
Continue reading A Wonderful Woman
Lets not be like the blind man who has met with the elephant,
Who knows just one part but thinks the knowledge of others is irrelevant.
Lets find comfort in difference, and give everyone a voice,
Lets not be offended when their way is not our choice. Continue reading Lets Accept That We Don’t See
She’s there for a reason and her reason is money.
If you’re not doing well she won’t find your jokes funny!
She can’t understand why you treat her so well,
When here purse is empty and her budget’s shot to hell.
Continue reading She’s there for a reason
Can we stop and just listen to what they say?
‘Cos the wheel will keep turning until every dog has it’s day.
Can we withhold judgement even when we don’t agree?
Even when their ideas make us want to shout and scream? Continue reading Can we stop and just listen?