Drapetomania

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Drapetomania is a serious mental health problem which was first discovered, in 1851 by Dr Samuel Cartwright. Being a doctor Samuel was obviously a man of high moral and ethical standards, concerned with the welfare of all humans, why else would he have chosen the medical profession? Dr Cartwright was also able to, after careful … Continue reading Drapetomania

SORRY

The reason why. Statue of Paddington alone on a bench. Is he really a bear?

Brittainia Sorry they say it is the hardest wordAnd I can really and truly I say it isIt starts with the massiveSsss of ShameFollowed closely OhhhhAnd R of realisationNext the R of realityAs you check that yesIt really is a word you need to sayBut what have you done wrongWell?!!PauseAs shame crimsons my faceIt's my … Continue reading SORRY

Talks Across Time

Past hidden from future at Victory House

It's only through talks across time that we can learn from the mistakes of our collective past. Readers I make no apologies as this poem is inspired by our collective lives and times in UK today. Covid19 was not the start, I've been watching and living this for years. All I will say is please … Continue reading Talks Across Time

Homeless Heaven

Cup of tea, Homeless Heaven

A little poem and a bit of fun. Hope you like it readers. You see the thing is it's the simple things that make up homeless heaven. Hey you know my colours readers. Cup of tea Homeless Heaven Homeless Heaven Shops all closed That's not what I miss Cup of tea in the cold Now … Continue reading Homeless Heaven

World Prayer

Praying World Prayer

Readers I've got a favour to ask. It's sort of a request for my Higher Power, you know the one I'm a slave to. Now it's a bit of a impossible task He seems to want this prayer to be a world prayer. Lord bring peace to the World, bring peace to our streets. Save … Continue reading World Prayer

Covid19 Poetry

Charging my phone

Well readers looks like I've found a way to charge my phone so here's 2 poems for you. I seem to of found myself in Hammersmith London and am feeling pretty chilled. You know me readers, for this homeless blogger Covid19 and poetry just go together like hand and glove. Both poems are about the … Continue reading Covid19 Poetry

London Green

Concrete flyover in centre of London

Ok readers I've been a bit Corona crazy and somehow have fpund myself in London of all places. I'd never realised London is so green! Anyway it was my birthday yesterday and all I have to offer for you my readers is a short poem. I hope you like it and I hope you can … Continue reading London Green

Enemy Invisible

It's Tuesday Readers which can only mean one thing. It's time for the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge at GoDogGoCafe. Today's prompt is "over the rainbow" but with all this Corona Craziness going on the Enemy Invisible invaded my pen and produced this: "Colour breaks through, but above darkness lurks Enemy Invisible Clouds lessen Enemy Invisible … Continue reading Enemy Invisible

Colours of my Mind

It's Tuesday Readers and that can mean only one thing. Its time for the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge from the GoDogGoCafe. Not quite sure how I found this little spot but the Baristas, other writers and everyone else seem to of accepted the presence of a weirdo like me. So here we go: The golden … Continue reading Colours of my Mind

Concerning Graffiti

This post is about some concerning graffiti. Readers I need to warn you this post may trigger an emotional response in you. I've thought long and hard about writing this and feel I must. Please don't read it OR click on the hyperlinks if you don't feel strong enough. I hope I'm worrying about nothing … Continue reading Concerning Graffiti