Iceland

I wrote this poem as a spoken word piece, in response to this coronavirus pandemic, through the eyes of an elderly person who has lived through world war two. Five hundred quid Worked all my life for five hundred quid Ooo, these Tena ladies are on offer Worked my hands to the bone and myContinue reading “Iceland”

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”

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”

New book – Hitting Hard

My new book, Hitting Hard, is a collection of raw, gritty poetry, written for spoken word, that depicts the realities of my working class world. From Britain’s Breadline Kids, to Skinny Culture, this collection comes from a Northern girl’s poetic heart. But it here: http://mybook.to/hittinghard