Monthly Archives: August 2011

Loot and plunder

Smash and grab Steal, pillage, plunder Take everything and get out Society torn asunder No care for the damage Loot the community Then smile, be content Laugh with impunity Care nothing for fellow man Act on your greed Cast aside … Continue reading

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Searching for soul searching

So it all kicked off, in Tottenham, Hackney, Lewisham, Peckham, Croydon, Brixton, Clapham Junction, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Salford, Gloucester and many other places. I’ve always been fascinated with the Brixton riots of 1981, Broadwater Farm in 1985 and the Poll … Continue reading

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“A riot is the language of the unheard”

quote by Martin Luther King Jnr. Have you ever felt bullied, oppressed or beaten down by someone? Have you ever built resentment over a period of time? Did you reach a crisis and engage in confrontation?  When you started to … Continue reading

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1000th celebration!

This week, Politics, Poetry and Equality reached and breached 1,000 hits. I realise that in the grand scheme of blogs this is not an enormous amount but I’m still pretty proud of the fact and just wanted to mark it. … Continue reading

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