by Jane Seabrook
Minute by minute and hour by hour
You carried me through the day.
By sheer force of will and determination
We kept the darkness at bay.
It was a day to hope for a better future,
A day to try and leave the past behind.
For I am sick and weary of grief
Exhausted with the burden of sorrow.
The past cannot be undone
But we can shape the future,
And as much as it is in my power to do so
I choose freedom and friendship and you.
Copyright © 2022 – Jane Seabrook. All rights reserved.
About the Author
Jane Seabrook is a poet with a love of reading and music. She now teaches the piano to 35 pupils a week. Her poetry flows from real life experiences and personal loss. As a mother and grandmother, life is full. She has a strong faith and believes in kindness, always.
Hey Pocket Fiction Fans!
We run entirely on your generosity and whilst we will never demand your financial support, we’ll also never reject it. We hope all of our authors and readers alike are enjoying the benefits of the site and the collection of works published.
If you are in a position to make a one-time donation, we appreciate your financial support.
Either way, please take the time to scroll down and leave our authors a comment with your thoughts at the end of their post and SHARE the stories you love with your friends.
Thank you for choosing to support us in whichever way you’re able.
If you live within the U.K you can choose an amount to donate here OR use the PayPal option below:
Or enter a custom amount
Your contribution is appreciated.Donate
If you live outside of the U.K and would like to make a donation:
Please click the button below to donate via PayPal and help keep the site going. We appreciate your financial support.
* U.K residents can also use this option if you’d prefer.