Every so often I scroll through social media and see people standing together against animal cruelty. Today I read about a petition against the Chinese dog eating festival. There were vile images of torture, designed to anger the British public who are unaccustomed to seeing animals we consider as pets being eaten. But what is… Continue reading Why Love One but Eat the Other?
In light of International Women's Day, I began to consider the female inspirations in my life. I've already written about Audrey Hepburn, who has been an idol of mine since my early teen years, but who else could I tribute? There is only one woman who I draw strength from every single day, and have… Continue reading Tribute to a Strong Woman
Patiently the blooms grow, Stretching tall towards the sun, The blue and yellow they will never know, Their desire never won. * Still taller they reach, higher And higher. They never cease, Strength and determination to admire. Their dreams they shall not release. * When cut down they are not deterred, Be it weather, insect,… Continue reading The Never-ending Reach
If someone told you that You can't do something, You're incapable, weak, nothing, Would you do anything? * If they cursed you and Belittled you, stole from you And doubted your abilities, Would their opinion be true? * If it were your mother, Father, sister or brother, Some react differently than If it were some… Continue reading I Can
It's a game of push and pull, How much can I take before I Crumble, or retaliate? How long until I am isolated? * Starve, scratch, snip and snap. The sins I commit towards Myself and against others, In this game of destruction. * The trick is to never let it show, Never allow the… Continue reading The Game