Category Archives: Poem

The Man Who Believed – Shimon Peres

If you truly believed, Ideas not yet conceived, Then words become acts, And acts become facts. And hate becomes love, And enemy becomes dove, Distrust become admiration, Insult becomes congratulation, Bottoms become the tops, Impossible no longer stops, If you … Continue reading

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A Small Part Of The Whole

And the ant looked at the slice of bread, With it, how many ants could be fed, But he could not carry it, not an inch, If he was stronger, t’would be a cinch, He scratched his ant head and … Continue reading

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No Terror

It was an explosive device, An act of not nice, Bomb going off, injury, Whitewash facts, cringery, Intentional, okay admit, Details only bit by bit, But whatever you do, Don’t mention as true, The T word, why add, To the … Continue reading

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The Nine Eleven Scar

Horror, outraged shock, That the impenetrable rock, Was invincible and that, No matter what colour hat, Evil could touch the I, you, With nothing much to do, At work, in office tower, Making all tremble, cower, On land, air, anywhere, … Continue reading

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Skin Colour

Hot summer’s day, beach is full, Having fun, seems general rule, People sunbathing, lying oiled, From pink to red bodies boiled, Trying to get the perfect suntan, As dark a brown as they can, The accessory to summer fashion, Rays … Continue reading

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One Like

The brightness of the stars was stark, In the forest on that night of dark, I sat waiting, my head angled out, As I stared up, around and about, The meteorites were sure to fall, Downwards mixing heat and cool, … Continue reading

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African Woman

She works without a moan, In a house she does not own, While strapped to her back, No sophisticated backpack, Is an infant, her young son, A baby not yet turned one, And she carries his weight, As she carries … Continue reading

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