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I have failed, once more, at giving up (poem)

I just can’t seem to give up

I have failed, once more, at giving up

I have failed, once more, at giving up,
I just can’t seem to walk down that road.
I find myself sipping from hopes cup,
And then repositioning my load.
There are moments when, just for a while,
I’ll stop, saying ‘here I will remain’
And yet, once I choose to, I then smile
Knowing full well I will start again.

I may sit down, saying ‘I give in’
And be determined to stay just there.
But my restlessness will soon kick in,
When I can sense a change in the air.
There’s always that feeling there is more,
If I carry on for one more day.
That if I just step through that next door,
Something better will then come my way.

Besides, what’s the point of staying here?
This is not where I wanted to be.
Each step I take brings the future near,
And only in there will I be free.
Each Tomorrow brings a new promise,
That yesterday cannot now provide.
What’s the point of sitting in life’s mist,
So I’ll stand up, and walk with a stride.

© Jenny Maryl

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Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation (cup of coffee?) towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.

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Posted by on 2nd Apr 2022 in Anti depression, emotion

 

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Love is Living within Tomorrow (Poem)

Love is there

Love is Living within Tomorrow

Love is living within tomorrow,
Even if it’s not found in today.
Let yesterday keep all its sorrow,
Let tomorrow show you a new way.
In your heart, love is always beating,
Even in your moments of despair.
Even when you find life defeating,
In your heart, love is still beating there.

In your life, you feel love you are lacking,
There is not a trace of it to be found.
But your heart gives love all of its backing,
Encouraging your love to stand its ground.
Encouraging your love to rise up once more,
Letting love flow into every part,
Let your love open up tomorrow’s door,
For love is always found within your heart.

© Jenny Maryl

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Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation (cup of coffee?) towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.

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Posted by on 19th Feb 2022 in emotion, love

 

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Sweet love remembered (poem)

You are still with me

Sweet love remembered

The sun once rose upon us, so clear and bright,
A new dawn arrived, from life’s darkness came light.
Love was born, growing so deeply from within,
A world full of promise where our love would win.

Time spent together in the warmth of the sun,
Although if it did rain, life could still be fun.
A coffee that was shared just between us two,
A moment in time just there for me and you.

Laughter and joy we would find every day,
If some tears appeared, they soon faded away.
Walking barefoot together on the seashore,
Memories captured, and stored forever more.

Alas the sunset came and you had to go,
But although you are gone, your love I still know.
Sweet love remembered, kept safely in my heart,
Always a part of me, never to depart.

© Jenny Maryl

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## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.

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Posted by on 13th Nov 2021 in emotion, heart, love, mourning, reflection

 

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Rainbows within tears (poem)


Within sadness there is light

Rainbows within tears

I thought I caught a rainbow,
Reflecting in your sad eyes.
Bringing to your eyes a glow,
Reflecting the light in the skies.

The rainbow is shedding tears,
Raindrops of colour and light.
Droplets of your pain and fears,
As the storm clouds fade from sight.

Beyond the rainbow is the sun,
To dry up the sadness within.
And once those teardrops are done,
Then its warmth will come on in.

Rainbows within tears are found,
As the sun touches your face.
Gently falling to the ground,
Teardrops seeking a new place.

Then once the teardrops have dried,
The rainbow may fade from view.
But it’s just moved on inside,
For the rainbow lives within you.

© Jenny Maryl

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## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 17th Jul 2021 in emotion, love, reflection

 

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Let the good memories remain (poem) *


The good memories are there inside

Let the good memories remain

Let the good memories remain,
Remember the joy and laughter.
Remember the good times again,
And the smiles will follow after.

Perhaps sadness lingers within,
Maybe just for now you feel blue.
But a brighter day will begin,
Chasing those shadows out of you.

The sun is there every day,
The stars are there every night.
Now and then clouds get in the way,
But they soon move on, out of sight.

Blues skies bring clearness once more,
Sunshine warms the threads of our heart.
Its light unlocking sadness door,
To allow the heartache to depart.

Let the good memories shine through,
Let the love in your soul burn bright.
Let the happiness out of you,
And walk once more in the sunlight.

© Jenny Maryl

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## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 27th Mar 2021 in Anti depression, emotion

 

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First promises of love (poem)


For Valentines Day

First promises of love

Let our love dance between us, listening to our heartbeat,
As we begin those first shy steps, awkward on clumsy feet.
Let our love lift us up, so we can touch the stars in the sky,
As we encounter love promises, and our hearts learn to fly.
Let our love bring us back, safely and gently, to the ground,
As we seek a way, to where a loving future can be found.
Let our love hold us together, to last forever more,
For it is you my sweet love, that my heart and I, adore.

© Jenny Maryl

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or have a question then please Contact Me
## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 14th Feb 2021 in emotion, love, reflection

 

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Sweet memories of love (poem)


Love for those we have lost

Sweet memories of love

Through the sweet memories of love, you are still here,
Within the depths of my heart, your love is still near.
Though your hand I may no longer be able to hold,
I feel your arm around me whenever I feel cold.

You are there, wherever in this world I may be,
Your joy and happiness still live deep within me.
That, although I may now walk through life on my own,
Through the sweet memories of love, I am not alone.

© Jenny Maryl

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Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 13th Feb 2021 in emotion, love, reflection

 

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It has been a better day (poem)


You life can change in a day!

It has been a better day

It has been a better day,
I have seen a clearer way,
At last! A new path for my future I have found.
My world feels so much brighter,
My back feels so much lighter,
Yesterday’s stress has fallen softly to the ground.

I have a chance to live again,
For my happiness to remain,
As my sadness disappears, fading from my sight.
My inner spirit is now free,
It feels alive once more in me,
What was going wrong is beginning to go right.

I can feel that I am stronger,
I can keep going for longer,
Whatever tomorrow brings, I will find a way.
My life will begin to grow,
A better world I will know,
And all this happiness found within me, will stay.

© Jenny Maryl

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## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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A carton of Kindness (poem)


Sharing out kindness

A Carton of Kindness

I have some cartons of kindness,
Please do come and get one today.
They are all made from helpfulness,
And filled with kind words to say.

They contain good deeds of all sorts,
Mixed together with a gentle touch.
There’s a sprinkling of kind thoughts,
Of those, you can never have too much!

There are plenty here for you to share,
With anyone else who’s around.
Just let them know that you are there,
And that with you, kindness can be found.

It’s price is just a piece of your heart,
With a bit of tenderness as well.
There’s enough here to fill any cart,
And it costs you nothing at all to resell.

So come and pick up a carton today,
Add it to your list of things to do!
Then share it as you go on your way,
And help to make this a kinder world too.

© Jenny Maryl

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## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 16th Aug 2020 in emotion, humanity, love, reflection

 

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The path that is right for me (poem)


Be your true self.

The path that is right for me

I have chosen the path that’s the right one for me,
For it is the one that is closest to my heart.
It is the one upon which my spirit feels free,
And in truth, I have traveled along from the start.

There have been times when I may have drifted away,
There have been times when other paths I have found.
But not for long, upon them do I ever stray,
Before my feet decide they should turn me around.

My mind may get lost every now and then,
My thoughts stray from this person just here.
But somehow, my soul seems to know just when,
It is time for my heart to take over and steer.

Taking me away from all this falseness within,
Away from where the pain and heartaches go.
Back to my own path, so I can once again begin,
To be the one person that I truly know.

© Jenny Maryl

To automatically receive my Blogs, select ‘Follow Jenny Maryl Poetry and enter email.
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## Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed ##

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 25th Jul 2020 in emotion, reflection, spiritual

 

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