Politics, Society & Satire

We Are But Glass

We are but glass Forged In the fires Of passion And fashioned With care   We are but glass Molded Into different shapes Sizes And colours   We are but glass And we all break The same   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: glass

Politics, Society & Satire

Trash Mag

You call it gloss I call it dross You call it news But that word's misused It's all gossip and hearsay Rumours from yesterday Fashion tips Beauty tricks Rules on surviving the high school cliques Who's a stud? Who's the dud? What's the latest bad blood? Who got plastered? Had a make-up disaster? Who's too… Continue reading Trash Mag

Politics, Society & Satire

Plastic Personalities

I see far too many trends Rooted in today's society Like the need to always take offence At every opportunity   Or how all debates descend Into chaos and hostility And remaining level-headed Is a long forgotten ability   Or the way people need approval To measure their own validity And live their lives in… Continue reading Plastic Personalities

Politics, Society & Satire

Under The Microscope

Every second, every minute Every hour, every day Everything we ever do Everything we ever say   Always on camera Texts and phone calls logged Every tweet or post or 'gram All we write about or blog   Held on record somewhere In case we ever get flagged up Or find ourselves in the public… Continue reading Under The Microscope

Depression & Mental Health, Love, Life & Loss

Look // Listen // Learn

As a vaccine needs A sample of the disease As a cure for poison Requires a taste of the venom You will never understand What life is like on the other side If you don't live it yourself See the world through their eyes Experience the ways They fill their days Or at least take… Continue reading Look // Listen // Learn