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
Well readers it's Tuesday which means it's time for the #GoDogGoCafe writing prompt challenge! Last week I started along the road to the Citidals of Mayhem with Jessie. This week it's the silence in my heart. I'm making a commitment to take part in the #GoDogGoCafe writing prompt challenge each week. Why don't you writing … Continue reading The Silence In My Heart
Out it pops Explosion of pain Bite down On anything Old boot leather Bag strap Arm Yours or mine Dull the pain Pills Opium Stiff drink Ahhhhh back in Pain remains Pills Opium Stiff drink Dull but nagging now Surroundings look wrong It's just the pain Scar tissue forms Out it pops Pop it in … Continue reading Dislocation
Who do you speak for The homeless? It's just a situation lots of groups find themselves in. Women? What I speak for half of humanity?!! I don't think so! Who do I speak for The traumatised The mentally ill The vulnerable Your not traumatised! You don't act like a victim Your not … Continue reading Who Do You Speak For!!!
A garden of peace We're there tears in your eyes when you wrote it Detialed the neglect upon the page Unkempt, underweight, unwell Two lines, too many words Did the tears come when you were at home? There were tears in my eyes when I read it As the years fell away Swimming trips, hot … Continue reading To The Family Aid
Peering out from hiding place You watch me Blank eyes everywhere You watch me From behind screens Fear etched into your brow You watch me I watch you From the sidelines I watch you Eyes peering out from under brim of safety I watch you We watch ourselves Distrust fear shame Fill the void Eyes … Continue reading Fear