Sing your hymns Say your prayers Give thanks and praise To your God Ask for blessings Beg forgiveness For your sins Call for peace An end to hunger Pray for the homeless And the sick Ask your Lord To have mercy On our souls For that is what You think your faith’s about   But […]

Camaraderie Is not a commodity To be bought or sold Or taken for granted It isn’t something You just find on the street Traded with just anyone you meet It should never be demanded Nor always expected It must built over time Through shared experiences Requiring trust Mutual understanding and support And when found It […]

It scares me to see this nation so divided At a time when we need to be united Once tiny cracks have grown to gaping chasms With people burning bridges and splitting into factions I fear the damage may never be undone I’m terrified, for the worst is still to come Not because of what […]

I am a mirror Held up to society Allowing it to see its true face The anger I show Is only a reflection of what I see The hate I feel Is no more than a reflection Of what has been shown to me   Inspired by this photo: Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash Alex Iby

Start with an element of truth An established fact they won’t dispute Provide some visual evidence For the doubters in the audience Speak with little bit of confidence And you can convince Anyone who listens Make them believe Any lie you can conceive   That is what’s being done to you You know it’s true […]

There are very few things That I hate more Than wasted words   In a world where we are told Asked Warned Begged Pleaded with To not waste food So it can instead be used To feed the hungry To not waste money And instead use it To help the needy To not waste clothes […]

Gathering threads of truth Weaving them together Twisting facts To form a rope And tie the noose From which you plan To hang our freedom   Society is broken Honesty and integrity Have been taken to the gallows Friendship and love Marched to the block From which run rivulets Of the blood Of the values […]

Do you really not realise that this is all of your own making? Brought about by the stance that you insist on taking Do you honestly fail to see that you’re to blame for all the harm? That every word you utter is another call to arms   Rabid followers who know no better Seem […]

Have you ever had an original thought Or do you simply regurgitate All you are told and taught Agreeing with the last person you heard The last story you read Are you really that suggestible Hopelessly susceptible You’re so damn pliable That anything is sellable You’re a marketer’s dream A spin doctor’s fantasy Making their […]

Unforgivable Unbelievable Unforgettable Unacceptable Dishonourable Disreputable Shameful and deplorable Your record is abysmal Your policies inexplicable Your actions are just plain criminal Yet you remain delusional That your position is tenable And re-election is still credible … I can’t think of anything more unbearable