Authors Posts by Cheryl Dunkley

Cheryl Dunkley

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You Were There

by Cheryl DunkleyWhen I think back, you were all there,We could make an appointment and get good care.Doctors, dentists, the lab and x-ray,All...

Big Help

by Cheryl DunkleyThe first thing doc said was: "Where's your cane?"During our visit, I heard the same refrain.Twice he ordered, so off I...

The Cricket Challenge

Oh Cricket, what have you done?A mess in mom's slipper is not much funAim for the pads, there all over the floorTraining Cricket...

Harley

Harley was sick,Up all nightI guess it wasn't a pretty sight.Nurse mom said,"Harley, that germ you must fightNow go to sleep, cuz out...

Today

by Cheryl DunkleyThat little dot on my phoneLights up green sometimes when I'm at home,Who is texting me, I'm excited to seeWaiting to...

A Different Valentine

Where is my heart these days...Gone in many directions, in many ways.Help is needed, compassion tooJust look around, there's lots we can do.I've...

Winter Poem

The white outside silences the worldDrifts glisten and crunch in the coldThe sound of shovels scraping carry across the streetMoving the snow beside...

A Very COVID Christmas

What kind of mask will Santa wear,When he comes to your house?Do you care?Cloth, paper, or a visor of frost,What happens if he...

Autumn

by Cheryl DunkleyThe falling leaves scatter before me, like my thoughtsWhirling, clicking, dashing across the grass at the whim of the wind.Small piles...

The Bugs Keep Getting Smarter, Why Don’t We?

In 2020 we took a little tripDown to COVID-19, be careful not to slipWe stayed at home, scrubbed the whole houseDry wall the...