The words of Danny Kemp.
Cage the bird and silence its song.
Then take the lion to the dentist to extract its teeth
And give them to the loudest person lying buried beneath… 38 more words
15 hours, 14 minutes
Why lust after the heavens and the stars in all the skies,
If love lies beside you and fills the whole of your eyes?
What can be found in violence that love can’t provide? 37 more words
1 day, 11 hours
In ugly there is beauty, that’s an accepted fact,
In beauty one can find, all that ugly lack.
Ugly rides the air in the sounds that we hear. 153 more words
2 days, 12 hours
The horse galloped on, with a man on her back.
The reins were held tightly, the stirrups slack.
With aching muscles of both horse and man… 218 more words
4 days, 13 hours
An event I attended as a London police officer.
The brown bark of an oak tree hid the intent,
Of gunman, gun, and their shared contempt. 108 more words
5 days, 11 hours
An old one of mine that I came across today. I’ve reworked it slightly and offer it here……
What would this life if woman free, be for someone such as me? 139 more words
1 week, 1 day
Did conscious thought precede the consciousness of actions or did they coincide with a catastrophic cosmic contraction?
Would the contraction of one’s own moral sense of wrong help one to feel at home in modern society and thereby belong? 112 more words
2 weeks, 2 days