Downtrodden

I write for the downtrodden For those who haven’t found their place in this eat you up and spit you out cut throat world I write for those who need a helping hand to crawl out of their pit of ‘you are shit’ Where misfortune throws the meek, the weak, the ‘I can’t cope’ TheContinue reading “Downtrodden”

Shit Mum

WARNING: SWEARING ALERT! Yesterday was a tough day where I felt like a totally bad parent. I felt like rocking with a teddybear, sucking a dummy and banging my head on a wall! I must defiantly admit it I didn’t think as a mother I would be so shit A northerner, a salt of theContinue reading “Shit Mum”

'Twas the Night Before Christmas 2019

‘Twas the night before Christmas And all round the house The children were freezing The gas had run out They’re huddled in blankets And second hand coats With bad chest infections And painful, sore throats. There is no electric They’ve run out of money They’re scared and they’re frightened They’re crying for mummy. But mummyContinue reading “'Twas the Night Before Christmas 2019”

The Flock

The Flock It is winter On the estate Behold the flock of fledgling souls Bedecked in Nike, Fila, Adidas Or maybe Puma If they’re strapped for cash. They gather blindly Like human sheep Around their phones, their chilly bones Whilst attitudes of futility around them creep. In other prosperous boroughs the children sleep But thisContinue reading “The Flock”