"Florence is 7 years old and mixed race. She is so angry and sad at the world that she wrote this poem. She in her words, is "scared for her future."
After a long day of doing absolutely nothing, apart from drinking cava, I was scrolling through Instagram (IG) and came across Faron Alex-Paul (vigilante) post. He’d shared a post from George’s Opinion which was a spoken word IGTV on knife crime. WOW! JUST WOW! What an amazing, powerful piece, performed perfectly and the backdrop (the kitchen where a lot of people will steal kitchen knives from) was suited to the cause. I shared it on my IG story and he replied. I’m quite good at taking the plunge to collaborate with people, so I went for it. He was really nice and agreed.
You see this sharp piece of metal, It is a kitchen utensil. But In the hands of a young man Can be so detrimental.
STANDING HERE WAITING FOR THE TRAIN, THE TRAIN THAT TAKES AWAY THE PAIN, THE PAIN ONE MAN HAS DONE TO ME, FOR ALL SELFISH REASONS WHICH OF COURSE THEY HAD TO BE. WHY DIG THAT KNIFE SO DEEP, FOR MY BODY TO HAVE TO WEEP, I WIPE THE TEARS FROM MY FACE, AS I WAIT [...]
ADDICTION? ='s GROUNDHOG DAY AND AFTER SUNDAY THE WEEK BEGINS WITH MONDAY? SO WHY SHOULD THIS ONE BE DIFFERENT FROM ALL THE OTHER DAYS? AS ADDICTION COMPELS YOU TO CONSTANTLY INNER CRAVE, THAT EVERY ADDICT WILL SIMPLY SAY AND DESCRIBE THAT I WISH THAT THIS MONDAY WOULD BE THE ONE TO START ME FINALLY GETTING [...]
SITTING HERE THINKING OF YOU, THE PAINS SO MUCH WHAT CAN I DO ? THE TEARS I CRY IN MY HEART, THE TEARS I CRY IN MY EYES, THE SALT THAT BURNS THE SKIN AS IT DRIES. WHY DO I FEEL THIS ? WHY SO MUCH PAIN ? THE TEARS I CRY IN MY HEART, [...]
By George Rae Rough When your so lost with your life, Beaten down and relentlessly confused So battered and so bruised, So hurt, And feel like two left feet of an old pair of the wrong size shoes, Something that will never fit, Something never to be used, Like two right feet of an old [...]
By Marina JohnsonThe Jabless – a selected short Dominican folk story from author, Marina James La Diablesse (pronounced La Jabless) is a very strange legendary being – so they say! One moonlight evening, my uncle decided to take his horse to go for a ride to his friends in the neighbouring village. Most villages were [...]