The Most Social of Platforms Social media the most social of platforms, talk to strangers from all the world ignoring the people sitting beside you Same Cells, Same Species Same cells, same series, different life Plates piled high with food, watching TV Kids starving playing in landfill Our rubbish, their life, our disgrace My … Continue reading One-Line Poetry
I hold you in my hand so smooth Running my fingers over the grooves Dents from drops when I was small Scratches from the change you hold Edges worn and rounded off Fingerprints inlaid in dust A lid that flips and shuts with a bang A wick as black as nights of old The smell … Continue reading Lighter Days – Poem
Our politicians’ duck and weave But a decision they will never conceive We are the laughing stock of Europe’s elite Yet still they attempt to deceive and cheat A nation divided No matter where you sided We clearly didn’t get the answer right Democracy in this country has no light The prime minister is out … Continue reading A Nation Divided – Poem
One line poetry.
Love is like an uncontrollable thermostat One minute it is hot like coffee. One minute it is cold like snow Throughout life you will have to tweak Turning that thermostat up and down .....
I may not have felt you grow in me I may not have felt you kick inside I feel you when you are happy I feel you when you are sad You look like me You behave like me You are the very best of me Genetics are irrelevant, you are my daughter
Placing you against my ear I listen to far of shores collide As a child, you transported me to lands foreign With you, beside me, I was a traveller Keeping you beside me, kept me safe When life was bad, I travelled through you Back to those foreign shores Now I look for … Continue reading Faraway Shores – Poetry