Not having grown up in the United States and completely overwhelmed by the inhumaneness of inherent and systemic racism, I’ve begun reading up on the history of racial discrimination in the U.S.
A whiteboard of words written in chalk
play hide and seek with my mind now
vacant and vague
The river, my alter ego, is mute
lacking in lustre like my vision once
lucid and lush
I marvel still at the thrill of parting
clouds — nature‘s protean colours
hold me in…
A Frenetic State Of Affairs
Drunk enough to tumble downstairs
In a frenzy of medicated freedom
I obsess in my frenetic delirium
Can I die of pain in the spine
Or wretchedly cramp to death?
Please, benign breeze
of cognizance and kindness
send reassuring whispers
to soothe and tend to those…
„A batter burger and a bag of chips, please!”
shouted under the glaring lights at the shovelling man behind the counter.
I shuffle onto the next yellow Covid social distancing sign glued to the floor.
Musical chairs at the bustling fish and chip shop.
Hungry kids, hungry dads. The queue is…