Other Lives Matter

FeaturedMay Peace Prevail on Earth

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

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

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

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

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

Brave Hearts

It's Tuesday and regular readers know that means it's time for the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge from the Godoggocafe. Last week as the coronavirus terror swept across the UK, I found myself swept into a stretch of wooded wasteland which lacked a plug socket. Perhaps coronavirus is just the scream of the machine and the … Continue reading Brave Hearts