poem about poverty - The Crack

The Crack is a poem about poverty, the growing social divide and the widening wealth gap. It is also a reflection on the dehumanisation of “the poor”. The Crack – A Poem About Poverty There’s a crack in the surface...

night poem

At Night is a night poem, a reflection on and celebration of the night’s silence, darkness, and an appreciation of starry skies. Firefly or Filth – Night Poem At night, I prowl the streets naked, and I know I should...

rondeau poem - On Spiral Stairs

On Spiral Stairs is a rondeau poem, a reflection on the learning curve we navigate every single day. On Spiral Stairs – Rondeau Poem On spiral stairs with steps so firm You pant, you falter, turn on turn Between the...

inequality poem - Castoffs

Castoffs is an inequality poem, a reflection on inadequate wages and the financial imbalances that exist everywhere. Castoffs – Inequality Poem Christmas 2015, his Mom is wearing a brand-new posh frock, her gleaming smile masks the stench of castoffs, the...

mother and child poem - The Child

The Child is a mother and child poem, a reflection on growing up and letting go, all the while weaving a web of love and support. The Child – Mother and Child Poem Here the child buries his face in...

poem about social issues - How Dare You!

How Dare You! is a social issues poem, a reflection on today’s dim view of socialism and condemnation of those who campaign for social justice. How Dare You! Social Issues Poem How dare you suggest big corporations pay their fair...

God poem - Dear God

Dear God is a God poem, a reflection on life and on how many, many, many people are overwhelmed by the task at hand. Dear God – A God poem If we must live, let it not be a life...

poem about smoking - Outside

Outside is a poem about smoking. In many countries, you have to go outside if you want to smoke. So, you end up in conversations with people you’d never talk to. Outside – Poem about Smoking Outside the bar on...

Mental Health Poem - Black Hole Razzmatazz

Black Hole Razzmatazz is a mental health poem, thoughts on the turmoil of mental health problems and an acknowledgement of the suffering and bravery. Black Hole Razzmatazz – Mental Health Poem The whole black hole. Years of study, research, expense,...