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Light shines through gently swaying green against a backdrop of deep blue. Birds call to each other as I rest peacefully here. Grey cages and barbed wire confined to the peripheral. Jangling keys and banging doors detain torturted souls within.
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Dare to feel the stomach pangs of a starving child, dare to understand the sorrow of a desperate mother, dare to feel the helplessness of the father who cannot protect. Dare to feel the fear of a community persecuted for … Continue reading
Members balloted, Votes counted, Empty desks, Quiet office, Many Voices speak, A phone rings. Feet on the streets, Many Voices, louder, Demands aloft, Noble People march, Message delivered, Listen.
To our friends in Dubai. I woke up cold, I’d left the air-conditioning on all night. I spent the night in a tiny room, with eight other men, no windows. I had coffee and a croissant for breakfast. I prayed … Continue reading
Low Self Esteem comes in through the door Behavioural Difficulty enters reception Anger, Anger and Anger give their names. Poverty slumps on a worn out chair releases a sigh and wonders where Opportunity is. Poor Parenting is called into an … Continue reading