Talking About Self-harm

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Self-harm is not just about cutting or burning, its also excessive drinking or drug use and other things that you know will cause harm to your self. I like and many people with mental illness self harm and I can …

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The Shadows Climb Walls

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Shadows climb walls, As memories infest the contemporaneous, The past now weaponised! The future poisoned. The present encaged Feelings bounce like rubber balls, Times stands still. Trapped between the seconds. I dance in darkness hiding from the light. But soon …

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We dare not speak

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Democracy an ideal but now a buzzword, You get what they believe is right for you, Subject to expenses and backhanders, You follow the rules, Abide like the wishbone broke with just a desire, You become silent and step in …

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WAT temple of confusion and discuss

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Words of hate expelled from digital dreams, As bile filled hard drives leak binary judgements, The human race starts to scream,   While manifestos of hope come with caveats, As truth is suppressed by the oppressors, The human race kneels …

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Just Borderline

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So close I can smell my dreams, A feast of desires and hopes, The smorgasbord of possibilities, But I starve…   Mental illness traps me, Torturing me with medicated hopes, Tormenting me with chats of repeating pasts, But I think …

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Free Ashraf, poet facing execution in Saudi Arabia | Amnesty International UK

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Ashraf Fayadh is due to be executed in Saudi Arabia. Sign the petition for his freedom. Ashraf Fayadh, a Palestinian poet and artist who lives in Saudi Arabia, has been sentenced to death for ‘apostasy’. The Saudi Arabian authorities claim …

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When the mask slips and falls away

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Am I who they see, The persona or the real me,   In the mirror I do look, Can’t find the thing they took,   Lost and lone a masked man, Confused alone without a plan,   I have no …

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Lost looking for reality

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I walk alone across the battlements, My mood the colour of long shadows, Ready to defend against invisible foes, Apathetic to defeat The sound of solitude pounds like tap shoes on cobbles,   To scared and scared to name the …

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Rage against the world

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Mind thoughts, beat like heartbeat, Marking time of words, Conversations like music, Symphony of language, Working the theme song of the scene, Drama builds, Drumbeat steadies, Thunder rumbles, Anxiety rises, Brain explains, Pressure assembles, The lexicon, Coded grammar, Enchantment released, …

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Crazy in love

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Stay away, I don’t want to play, My heart is closed now go away, I don’t need another to keep me safe, I’m secure in my safe place, I turn and not look back. My hopes of love are in …

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