If you hold up the mirror, Make it your face so I can see me. My eyes beg at the sight, itching with curiosity While the flesh beneath festers. It feels I have all the time To find how and why this face Is mine. Finger tips to touch the cold surface, But never quite … Continue reading #96 – The face
I couldn't really care less if people smoke or not, but why is it acceptable for an MP to ask other MPs to break the law, and not just break the law but break the law in the House of Commons. As I said I don't particularly care about cannabis smoking morally, but I certainly … Continue reading Asking MPs to break the law should get you sacked.
As you may well know (or may not) I am not new to the experience of conflict and the suffering of this world. I am writing this more for myself than for you, but be a good reader and don't stop, and do make sure to finish what you have started. I Have served in … Continue reading Hemmingway’s war.
I wake to see you have rolled away. You sleep with your face pressing the quilts folds, I stare at you through sore eyes and let you stay Lying there, so still and so clearly cold, And living with what we have been told. Something, that one thing, scares me. I love what lies inside … Continue reading #95 – The cold bed
So what is it that I cry for: When sorrow I know is due. It's okay, I wipe away the tears, Because I cry for you. Then what is it that's so upsetting: When depression comes not due. It's not okay, I can't wipe away, Because there's no reason to. So when people say: "It's … Continue reading #94 – That which is due
And so it begins afresh, Once again we hit on a nerve. Taking what you feel you deserve. Take apart your heart to undress. Requiring of me that infinite test. Thinking that we have something new, With billions we feel among the few. Leave your thoughts and put them to rest. Like everything else, we … Continue reading #93 – Repeated lines
No one talking about that fact that two acid attacks a day happen in London? #AcidAttackLondon 1. 'Two acid attacks are carried out in Britain EVERY DAY as children use deadly liquids in playground disputes and demand grows to ban sales of chemicals to under 18s' by Daily Mail - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4462016/Two-acid-attacks-Britain-DAY-figures-show.html 2. ''Acid attack capital … Continue reading London’s rising acid attack problem.