#VictimsFirst

May Peace Prevail on Earth in Chinese

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

Destitute World

At home in my cardboard destitute world

Apologies readers for disappearing, my phone was lost after an official placed their hand in my rucksack. I've been punished enough already for suggesting that this constitutes theft. Yes the rules of the destitute world of homelessness are very different from the world, I hope you inhabit, my good readers. My second apology is to … Continue reading Destitute World

War on Normal Life

How do we stay focused when the world around us is falling apart? Regular readers may remember the commitment I made last week to the Tuesday Writing Prompt kindly given by the GoDogGoCafe. To be honest with Coronavirus pandemonium pandemic paranoia I almost forgot. Seems there a war on Normal Life going on alongside the … Continue reading War on Normal Life

A Woman’s Voice

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

Fakes and Thieves

This morning I'm smiling actually I'm laughing my head off. My Higher Power has decided enough is enough and let me know exactly who is keeping me homeless on the streets. Too many fakes and thieves about apparently. So without further ado I'll let you play the Spot the Social Worker game with me. Cumbria, … Continue reading Fakes and Thieves

3 Walls and a Roof

Flowers left for my friend by caring Community of Stirling #RIPDamian

It's been a hard week. Regular readers of my blog and anyone who's just joined and cares to look will know I had a friend die a week ago. My last post was my initial expression of grief. What's happened since has brought the healing tears needed for the wounds grief creates to heal. The … Continue reading 3 Walls and a Roof

A Waste #RIPMyFriend

A flower not the end doorway Email Billie I think something's happened there's police Rush Oh My God what pieces to pick up Police tape, Police cars, ambulance motionless What's happened? "Can't say" I know this man he's my friend I know his date of birth, name...... He's just got out of hospital!..... Statement grateful … Continue reading A Waste #RIPMyFriend