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Spoken poetry

I have been recording poetry recently. I am sharing with you my first podcast I thought that i might begin with my introduction poem and then add a poem for black history month. The poems recorded here are: ‘Character’ and ‘Freedom’ Thanks for listening

Ribbons

This poem was written in response to a discussion about the care of natural hairstyles.I was fascinated to learn of other peoples experiences.The opportunity arose to share my own approach to the care of black hair as it had developed due to the care and attention given to me as I grew up. This careContinue reading “Ribbons”

Equality;Justice;love;honour;decency

New post on Good Black NewsVIDEO: “Michelle Obama’s Closing Argument” on Why It’s So Critical to Vote (A MUST WATCH)by goodblacknews“The one thing this President is really, really good at is using fear and confusion and  spreading lies to win”Released today, in a blistering, no-nonsense, direct video to the American people, former First Lady Michelle Obama spends 24 minutes and 12 recordsContinue reading “Equality;Justice;love;honour;decency”

Sunset

I wrote this poem when the days began disappearing . I would wake- work- then bed. All too soon the day was ended.This poem reminds me to make the most of my day-to use each waking moment which will never be repeated- to remember that there will never be one identically the same.Whenever I readContinue reading “Sunset”

Lullaby

What do we hope to plan and pray for our children and our children’s children? In general, we are obligated to protect nature so that they do have a future on sustainable earth; but above recycling and physical properties of protecting their environment how would we like our offspring to live? Current crises of theContinue reading “Lullaby”

All My Hopes…..

How are parents, family and friends? coping with ferrying their little ones to schools? I shall be serialising a description of how that particular important task absorbed me once upon a time. It begins as follows: Part One I have joined the ranks of a well-known brigade As yet I retain the status of aContinue reading “All My Hopes…..”

A New Day

Poem number Thirteen I wrote this poem in response to being told to “sit down .” Whenever I read this poem I am reminded of the scene and my pulse races with indignation still.I was attending a training course for managers-the topic was Safeguarding (level 3) One manager opined , and I paraphrase- that sheContinue reading “A New Day”

Stay safe

I wrote Spring Clean as the pandemic matured in April/May this year.At that time it really did seem a possibility that the lockdown would evade sickness and the invasion into everyone’s personal habits appeared intrusive and a little rude but was worth it as a start to fight the illness We all changed our habits,Continue reading “Stay safe”

Domination Over You

If only individuals in the world as one could just be kind to one another?? Domination over you In this world There lurks An unsettled                     stirring A shameful                    time bomb. in an act that echoes, a dominance over another,equal soul. A raised voice festers,in a stance of a cowering being who shelters fromContinue reading “Domination Over You”

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