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

Bystander

A McGregger head held high

Readers I haven't got much battery and I'm back in the city that feels most like home. Its not a big city more like a town but you get in trouble for saying cities are towns. This poem I wrote a few weeks ago in the big smoke of London. It's based on real events. … Continue reading Bystander

Beautiful Dreamer

Beautiful Gold

It's Tuesday which means it's the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge from Go Dog Go Cafe. I don't know what it is but their prompts always seem to match the mood of the unspoken words of my soul. Perhaps it's just the beautiful dreamer in me and hopefully in you as well my dear readers. (Yes … Continue reading Beautiful Dreamer

Paddington and Rupert

Paddington and Rupert

Readers today your in for a treat. Recently whilst away on work matters. Yes I am classed as a key worker and no I'm not at liberty to disclose the exact nature of my work. I happened to catch Paddington and Rupert deep in conversation. Below is a true account of the encounter. I'll give … Continue reading Paddington and Rupert

Black Lives Matter

Every life matters Mary Seacole inspirational lady

Readers it goes without saying that black lives matter. Every live matters but as the world erupts in violence both in the streets and online, the violence hurts my soul. Readers statistics are being taken off-line only one view point is allowed. Barred for paying for shopping #BlackLivesMatter Which Lives Matter? Black lives matter, It … Continue reading Black Lives Matter

On Our Knees

Willingly we get on our knees in The Cleaners town

Readers we live in strange times. I'm sure I'm not alone in feeling there is more to the coronavirus outbreak than meets the eyes. The whole world is on its knees but in different ways. I'm pretty sure that you my good readers are with me on our knees praying for an end to the … Continue reading On Our Knees

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