Thursday, 14 May 2015

Hanging my knickers out to dry!

It's me again, lighting up the world with words.

Funny title I hear you say....

I've suddenly acquired this fine lust for life, and I am now throwing off the grey clouds of sadness.

Feeling some, what at one with the world and on fire with life.

 I'm hanging my knickers out to dry on the washing line of happiness.

My thinking is that if they get chance to flap in the breeze a wee while, maybe I'll at least catch someone's eye.

And so what if my arse is bare, and beautiful at least I've stuck it out there!

Let me know though if the mere sight of my rump, ends up giving you the hump.

I'll catch you soon on the flappy.......whoops! 

                                                                      Happy side of life :-) x



Deborah xxx

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Life is blooming marvellous!

Hello to all my friends, followers and visitors of my lovely blog.

I am delighted to be back after so long................What was that? 
                                             
                                                   Where have I been hiding for these past few months?

Well, I'm going to be up front and honest, life has been chaotic but in a fun kinda way.

I am back now and I will be jumping on here most days ...... I know I've said that before, but I really will be I promise!

News update ............

My range of Poetry Cards are now on sale and will be featured in a large art exhibition taking place over the May Bank Holiday, in my local area. 
A collection of my poems is about to be published, so I'll let you all know when the book has been published and is on sale. I really hope that you'll all support me, by buying your copy of the book and the Poetry Cards.

Then on from that I'm busy producing Poetry films, or should I say turning some of my beautiful poems in to visual art.

I will be adding some of these here, and I will update you all and let you know of other places that these will be posted.

So all in all lots happening, and many more pots simmering on my stove of creativity.

I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow ............Yes! I did indeed say tomorrow.

And my lovely people I will be posting some new work too.

Have a brilliant day everyone!

 I'll love you and leave you all for today, and I cannot wait to see you here tomorrow..........

Much love

Deborah xxxx






Tuesday, 24 February 2015

The Only Home I know


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Dusty doorways, hid from view.
Sheltering under starry skies.
Wrapped in thrown out blankets,
found in the trash.
Looking in dustbins, for scraps of food
This is far from the life I led.

Far from the opulent heady days
Those days when a warm bed
and being fed, were overrated and understated.

When mass media was my daily bread.

But here I am know destitute,past refute 
Rebutted and undone.
Nights of abuse, misused by lost youth
Frozen most nights, fearful thoughts

Longing for the great life I once led.
And I watch each passing stranger.
Hoping that one will be my saviour
Lifting me from daily danger.
Giving, me a chance to sleep
And return to the life I once led 
Happily sleeping in a nice warm bed.


Copyright © 2014 Deborah M. Hodgetts 

Monday, 2 February 2015

Happy smiles to you all!

Dear Followers, Friends and visitors,

Just letting you know that I'm still here!

Wishing you all bucket loads of happiness, joy and abundance. 

Life is a magical journey, and sometimes you just have to take your seat and enjoy the ride!

I have now successfully found a lovely shop to stock my cards, and I'm working on more designs as we speak.

My web site will be springing up in March, and you will be able to purchase the cards direct from the site, along with my forth coming publications.

I promise that you will have new poetry here very soon.

Any way I must disappear again, and get back to writing new poems to share here!

Love, happiness and smiles to you all xx

Deborah H xx

Monday, 19 January 2015

I'm so excited........


 I have great news for all of my lovely followers, friends and visitors.
 My first ebook has been published today. I am so excited!
 To purchase your copy please pop to www.cutalongstory.com
 The title is called : Applause now please!

 News and stuff :

 Well, I'm plodding on with my Young Adult novel, and I am glad to say I can start to see a light flickering on the horizon.

 Other excitement has been going to watch my beautiful daughter, perform at a Young Voices Concert at the NEC in Birmingham - truly amazing!
 Incredible considering she is only nine years old, and was part of a 5,500 strong choir, pop stars and a packed arena.
 A very proud moment for myself and my husband.

 So even though it's the start of a new year, and lots is happening. I cannot wait for new adventures to explode in my life.

 Universe I'm ready, and I cannot wait to share happiness with everyone here, and in the world!

Sending you all happiness, love, joy, peace, abundance and gratitude in all you seek for your life.

Be happy!

Deborah H x

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Please Hear Me!

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Back arched and twisted
Flesh bent double: contorted
He waits in silence
Dirty and unloved
Looking at each passer by.
Wondering why?
And longing to die
His hands reach out to touch your soul
As you walk by as nothings wrong
He simply wants to know your name
Feel loved and wanted just the same
But he is lost within the grime, of streets
so filthy and full of crime.
He needs love too my friend, for he was once like you.

Until fate cleft him a deftly blow.
And left him homeless years ago.
So think for this man my friend,
as this could one day be you.


Copyright © 2014 Deborah M. Hodgetts