A Story by Numbers

A poem about perspective For video version (5 min long) please visit my YouTube channel, click here Which number are you? This poem, in the form of classical storytelling, was created in a response to the political climate, especially the UK, where discourse involving different perspectives has been overthrown in favour of zero-sum warring sides ofContinue reading “A Story by Numbers”

United Not Divided

Divide Defied Decide What side Desist Resist Insist In this Divine Define Refine In time Inside Refind Remind Our kind Relate Innate Debate Our fate Reveal Unseal Unsee We’re free Our Fight Our Might Our Sight Unite! Video version below:

Your beauty radiates.

For the Youtube version please click here. My latest poem, below, which follows on from my most recent post, is a reflection on the messages we receive every day about who we should be and what we should value – money, fame, power, success. All of these messages, and the constant bombardment of such, canContinue reading “Your beauty radiates.”

Cancerian Retrospective

(The wheel turns. The dancer must rest) Be still now   What is life without loss? What is joy without love ? What is Earth with Spirit?   Remember.  Hear the rush of the Great Sea – The Sea that flows in your veins, through your heart. As you sit on the shore, embrace theContinue reading “Cancerian Retrospective”

I see with Love

I see with my heart I see your love, your pain The time you won that award The time you scored that goal I see how you struggled, to love, again I see your care, consideration, your sense of fair play I see how you wanted to be something different but found another path, thatContinue reading “I see with Love”

Oblivi – us

(Don’t cause a fuss Don’t cause of fuss Don’t put the spotlight on any of us Don’t assert your rights Don’t stake your claim What ever you do don’t remind them we are all the same) Oh do sit on the the seat That wasn’t yours take Do dismiss those with skin darker than yoursContinue reading “Oblivi – us”

Less travelled

I might as well live in Timbuktu As far as I am – from me to you. I might as well live in San Salvador Confined to sofas and stuck indoors. I might as well live in Kaula Lumpur Dreaming of dancing away til four, Or even til two,  but now, I might as wellContinue reading “Less travelled”

What I have learned from this life, and yet

  I was reading a tweet about body image yesterday, how we should be proud of the body we have regardless of our shape (which I agree with, and liked) when at the same time I was sitting in the garden, holding in my round tummy, and sighing about the size of my upper arms.Continue reading “What I have learned from this life, and yet”

Ode to a Bad Day

You can gather from the title today is not a good day. Yesterday wasn’t great either but today, has definitely been what those of us with mild-moderate M.E call a Bad Day. I wanted to write today. I also wanted to do some housework. I wanted to go to the library and maybe stop offContinue reading “Ode to a Bad Day”

No more time to change

Tuesday in November It didn’t rain. The line between cold and hot, lonely and mocked, was paved over without a sound. It was a Tuesday. It was a clear sunny day, just over four degrees. When the ozone layer dislocated its joints and stretched into oblivion. It’s tireless work ignored, without tears, the ground belowContinue reading “No more time to change”