We are Great Britain

Well, we are in the midst of a global pandemic. Covid-19 has infiltrated every aspect of our lives! Here in Great Britain, we are in lockdown. At the moment we can only leave our houses for essential food shopping, collecting medication and one session of exercise a day. It may get even more confined asContinue reading “We are Great Britain”

Privilege

I know there will be mixed feelings about this poem, but i was furious to learn that Prince Charles had received a test for Covid-19 when he had mild symptoms, when we have frontline NHS and healthcare workers risking their lives and not being able to get a test! Boils my pee!! Don’t want aContinue reading “Privilege”

Medal of Honour

My grandfather, who was 92 when he died, 9 years ago, was a very brave man. One day, he was walking through the centre of Hull when he saw a gang of lads attacking a guy with learning disabilities. With no hesitation, he waded in, pinned the ringleader to the ground, the other lads ranContinue reading “Medal of Honour”

Exhausted

Just a bit of a poem i wrote about the current situation… Exhausted I am exhaustedDragging these weary bones through invisible warsTV blaring its cacophony in the cornerCorvid-19 holding me prisoner within these self isolated doorsMy child climbing the walls and pleading for some freedomI feel like getting down on the floor and praying onContinue reading “Exhausted”

Hope

Can’t sleep, so got to work on a mental health poem for a video we are making in conjunction with the guys from cafe indie. I was asked to perform one with a message of hope but didn’t have one, lol, so have written this… *WARNING – A FEW SWEAR WORDS Hope When days goContinue reading “Hope”