Poems by Annabel Sheila

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  • My Daughter's Tears

    • Published: August 2008

    in Depression Poems

    Until it affects someone we love,
    We don't even know it's there.
    It's really not our problem,
    So why should we care....

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    As I read this poem, I hurt with you. I feel the pain and still do that you do and could only imagine what your mother must of be going through to help you deal with it and trying to...

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  • Living With Dementia

    • Published: July 2008

    in Aging Poems

    She's trapped inside the prison walls
    That used to be her mind.
    The woman that she used to be,
    Has long been left behind.

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    Would love to read some of your experiences. I am currently caring for and have two care givers looking after my 80 year old mother.

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  • The Ruse

    • Published: July 2008
    Poem From Mother About Daughters Depression

    in Mother Daughter Poems

    She's beauty, style, poise and grace,
    At least she appears to be.
    But no one knows the girl who hides
    Behind the face they see....

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    I myself have a daughter that is now going to be 26 in a little over a month. She doesn't leave the house at all, she comes to my house and to her Dr's appointments but not by choice. They...

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  • The Wisdom Of Children

    • Published: August 2008

    in Life Lesson Poems

    Wonder what it's like to be scared every day,
    Knowing war and destruction are on the way?
    Not able to run and play in the park,
    Never camp out in the yard after dark.

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    • Rating 4.33
  • Listening For Santa

    • Published: December 2008
    Poem About Child Waiting For Santa

    in Christmas Poems

    A squeak on the stairs.
    Could Santa be here?
    Better pull my blankets
    Up to my ears.

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    A falling sound in the chimney. Could it be Old St. Nick? Better pull my covers and go to sleep.

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  • Two Letters To Santa

    • Published: December 2008

    in Christmas Poems

    I wrote a letter to Santa
    To make sure he would know
    It's only two weeks until Christmas,
    And we still don't have any snow.

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  • The Horse Ride

    • Published: August 2008

    in Humorous Poems

    Taking a romantic ride today,
    We sat upon the wagon.
    Suddenly the horse lifted his tail
    And we heard a roaring dragon!...

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    To me this is the best poem I have read in a long time, so I am sending it to myself.

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  • Picture Perfect

    • Published: August 2008

    in Humorous Poems

    She stood there by the ocean,
    The breeze gently lifted her hair.
    Of that seagull just above her,
    She was totally unaware....

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    • Rating 3.76
  • Office Policy Change

    • Published: August 2008

    in Humorous Poems

    Stepping into the boardroom meeting,
    Stepped out of character too.
    Put a red slipper on one foot,
    On the other a bright blue shoe.

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  • Reigning Men

    • Published: July 2008

    in Humorous Poems

    Kings and Princes; Lords and Earls;
    It's always reigning men.
    Few exceptions where women rule,
    Though some of us have the yen....

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