Poetry from below the Glass Floor. Challenging the culture that sees humans as objects to be owned.
Readers we've made it to Tuesday which can only mean one thing. Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge at the GoDogGoCafe. This week the challenge is to write a poem containing the words "if we never". I strongly encourage you to check out this online cafe, the dont bite. My poem is titled Spirit of God I'll … Continue reading Spirit Of God
A treat for you this evening readers. I'm currently waiting for a friend then I'll be hiding better than usual as the man who threatened to kill me yesterday has been released. So in the spirit of #VictimsFirst some short poems, limerick style, from the same inspiration fountain as Victims First and #OtherLivesMatter In Search … Continue reading #VictimsFirst
In a World full of hateWhy must we waitFor deaths to fill us with rageBlack Lives MatterAll Lives MatterBut some are still used as slaves So let's open our heartsSo selfish fears can departLet intelligence take the stageChange Black Lives MatterTo Others Lives MatterAnd enter a world free from slaves May Peace Prevail on Earth … Continue reading Other Lives Matter
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
Homelessness in Manchester It's International Women's Day and I'm writing this post because R, a lady rough sleeping in Manchester asked me to. I met R along with 2 of her friends V and B. Both R and V are women, I've shortened the names as I know how dangerous speaking out can be. This … Continue reading A Woman’s Voice
I'm going to make no apologies for this post and I'm hoping it will shake the silent majority into alert, action ready, heros. Emmeline Pankhurst Courageous HERO I'm in Manchester today. I came here to take part in an event held by the English Independent Inquiry into Childhood Sexual Abuse, Scotland has also got an … Continue reading Open Your Eyes Time To Wake Up