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*... COMING soon a dedicated website for Steve's Poems & Stoems(R)...*... Poem Book Vol 2 - Last Updated 20 April - Includes 'Twins' & 'Coffee Shop Romance' ...*... Audio Recordings available FREE see below - Still Recording 'Snow White...' ...*... Updated the FEEDBACK section lower down on THIS web page...*




"April"

ݰ She sits silently in the bay window,
    watching the people walking through the
    snow.

 
      
What wanders through her mind and
    where does it go?
    Maybe no-one will ever know.

Ӝ For April is her name,
   and for her life is not the same.
   April doesn't understand,
   what your mind can command.
   She has a special label,
   it makes her seem unstable.
   Autism is its name,
   until recently it had no fame. 

To April there are no rules,
   no use putting April in ordinary schools.
   Yes April understands there are things
   not to do,
   but when she doesn't understand the likes
   of me and you; 
   for April has a different view,
   life comes at her with a strange hue.

 

Try to hold her hand and she cannot bear
   the touch,
   it doesn't seem to you and me
   to be very much. 

      To April it burns,
   her stomach churns.
   Eye to eye contact she spurns.
   For freedom she yearns.

 

A life alone,
   a disjointed tone.
   She seems like she is in pain,
   with nothing to gain.

 

Yet the dappled light,
  of snow flakes in flight,
  makes April smile,
  just for a while,
  touched by a glimpse of heavenly delight,
  like seeing an Angel ascending in flight.

 
Then back to her world of the un-reconcilable,
   returning to the condition of her label.

Dedicated to all who live different lives, who feel like aliens living among us. Also to those who care for them.


©2014 Steve Simons





Introduction:

Welcome to the world and work of Steve Simons, the Micro Poet.  I started writing the micro poems as posts in games that I was playing; the posts like Twitter were restricted to something like 140 characters.  The challenge being to write something so small; that made sense; had flow; and at times was quite deep.  This book brings together some of those posts. 

Thanks to my fellow games players who liked my posts and encouraged me to continue.


There are now TWO volumes of this book, the first covering 2013, the second covering 2014, the latter is a live project and being added to regularly, see below for the links....

See bottom of page for date updated




Genuine FEEDBACK
* what a kind and genuine person you must b! You always get to me. . . * . . You may never know how many lives you have touched. Yet please know that, you have touched mine my friend.. . * . . You have touched my heart again, with the reading of 'April'. I am eternally grateful for your words.. . * . . I'm a Psychotherapist and I really am glad that you are getting the word out! so many people suffer needlessly in silence. . . * . . Your thoughts and kindness with your gift to string them together is the sunshine in many people's hearts. . . * . . You have such a gift and are an inspiration.... Big hugs xxx . . * . . You are so talented, I feel so emotional reading your poem 'Called Depression'. . . * . . What an amazingly talented man, not only do you provide entertainment and enjoyment, but support, help and advice too with your poems . . * .The Poem "April" got the following comments: ... # You have been a 'Blessing' ... # I cried, as finally someone sees my girls as beautiful I see them; ... # I now understand what my son sees and feels; ... # Your poem is so beautiful it made me cry; ... # This poem could apply to so many situations and circumstances; ... # You are a genius a modern day Bach! .


Click VOLUME 1 (2013)VOLUME 2 (2014) to view the FREE PDF books

*On iPod/iPad/iPhone, HOLD finger on link above and
OPEN in NEW TAB, otherwise whole PDF does NOT open,
dunno why this is so, but devices has a will of their own.



MP3 Recordings all Copyrights reserved
Steve is producing some
Audio Recordings of SOME of his poems for you to enjoy.

You can play by simply CLICKING or tapping or you can DOWNLOAD and SAVE, if you want to listen offline (on a PC RIGHT click and SAVE AS).

April A poem about an Autistic Girl from a parent's perspective.
Sleeping Beauty - The True Story Is this really Sleeping Beauty as we know her? A NEW Stevie twist on this classic tale - Old KidsCastUK fans will know another version "Sleeping  on the Job".
Snow White and the  7 Skaters Snow White -Check, death of mother - Check, Stepmother - Check, 7 vertically challenged gents - WARNING this is NOT the original it is a Stevie Twist, so anything could happen, oh and it has!


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Last Updated:: 21 April 2014