Category Archives: political poetry
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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
Is all lost? Put down To the ground Will the rich prevail To the sound Of jangling pounds? Success of wealth Ever resound Knowing no bounds? Or will there be change Born out of rage Revolution staged Society, come of … Continue reading