Tools of violence

Identity violence Symbolic violence Communication violence Historic violence Revisionist violence Repetitive violence Infantilising violence Nostalgic violence Communication violence Prejudiced violence Tiring violence Destructive violence Sexual violence Gendered violence Religious violence Spiritual violence Class violence Linguistic violence Colourist violence Male violence White male violence Co-opting violence Toxic violence Co-opted toxic violence Ideological violence Paternalistic violence Patriarchal [...]

A short couplet.

From the moment I was discovering myself, I was uncovering somebody else. My brother for my other-mother.   Two separate phrases that popped into my head. First one was on Monday 2nd Nov at 11:30pm at night. The second is a phrase that I happily chanted and felt so passionately earlier today at around 12:30pm.  [...]

Poem early morning’s prayer, pleas, wants and needs.

This came to me as I lay my head to sleep, around 3am, I've tried to keep it as close in structure as when I wrote it. I miss the sanity and free space we had, The easy negotiations. Sharing ourselves so easily it went unseen, And now we walk in phantom mists like unknowing, [...]