Category: Poems

Their words are our chains

Their words are our chains, woven with care, By the rich men who seek power and status quo. Tales they spin, there lies their laughter. Our narrative given, their control. Their words are our chains, crafted in hate, Elected, empowered, fulled to full by deceit To shape our lives and keep us incomplete. No answered […]

Our tapestry vibrant; pride. -a poem

I want for a world that craves unity’s embrace, together, bound by love and grace. With hearts entwined, we march side by side, Celebrating pride, vibrant spirits soar high. A beacon of allyship in light to share, is testament to love’s unwavering care. Through understanding, support, and trust, We amplify voices, breaking barriers to dust. […]

Poem: The Robin & Blackbird

I’m awake early again, still in pain, but happy as again I can enjoy this view and write a poem. Today’s I’m sharing starts with a Haiku as a title and wrote in response to this mornings dawn chorus here in the Welsh valleys. I hope you enjoy it. Robin and blackbird, Melodies blend at sunrise, […]

The many names of Avalokiteshvara

As Avalokiteshvara, the Lord who gazes down, Observing all suffering, no bias, no crown. With eyes like lotus petals, gentle and serene, A beacon of solace, where hope’s embers gleam. In Tibet, Chenrezig, the embodiment of love, Resonates with the faithful, like echoes from above. A thousand arms extended, reaching far and wide, Embracing all […]

The right to choose

While women are taxed for periods Gender equality fails My body, My choice. Your body, your choice. Courts have failed women History’s lessons not learned. My body, My choice. Your body, your choice. Horror stories made forced of woman’s bodies By men, made arrogant with backwards power My body, My choice. Your body, your choice. […]

This is how you grow

Some words I put together for a scout leader training project last week. Become friends with people who aren’t your age. Hang out with people whose first language isn’t the same as yours. Get to know someone who doesn’t come from your social class. Break your  in-group bias. This is how you see the world. This is […]