Terror Reigns

Here is a concrete poem about terrorism. It’s supposed to be in the shape of a machine gun (if it formats properly).  terror reigns through the land yelling shouting a great command bullets fly past a vest underneath Deadman’s switch in their firm hand what we don’t know we don’t dare to ask prayers raised…

Atrocious

So the kids I work with are doing an acrostic poem on terrorism… so I thought I would join in!   Abolished, abandoned homes Tucked away so no one knows Reality of the terror faced day to day. Over and over gun shots reign Calamitously taking lives with no order. Innocent on lookers dead, Obliterating…

It’s a Blustery Sort of Day

It’s a blustery sort of day Where leaves not standing a chance, Pick up and dance in the air. It’s a blustery sort of day Concealed force moving mountains Banging against windows, wanting in. It’s a blustery sort of day Trees are violently swaying Not so graciously hitting the ground. It’s a blustery sort of…

Introversion

As we commemorate World Introvert Day, we may ask ourselves what exactly is an introvert? Well, according to the first definition on Google, an introvert is ‘a shy person’. An introvert is not necessarily shy. An introvert is someone who gets energy from being in solitude. It doesn’t mean that they are selfish. They just…

2016/2017

The last page of the chapter has come. A new chapter is about to begin. We cannot become fixated on the last chapter, and keep looking back. Instead, we need to keep looking forward towards the future, towards our future. We need to grow. We need to prosper. We have crossed oceans and rivers, mountains…

Sorry – Day 18

Day 18: Think of your favorite book growing up. Use the title as inspiration for your next piece. What do you imagine when you read that title? Write a poem or a paragraph. Favourite book: I had so many favourite books from the Alex Series by Nancy Simpson, but I think my ultimate favourite was…