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Please don’t think I’m mad

Please don't think I'm mad That my eyes are staring it's just that i want to hear everything you say scared of distraction if i don't look at you - my mind wanders - i don't want you to think i'm unaware i value your time listening - talking i need to look into your eyes i know it's embarrassing - ...

100 Meters – Who And What

I don’t usually spend much time reflecting on the news or even listening to the news even though the news is on and all around me. At times I find the news too difficult to bear. At other times I find it full of amusement. The Glorious Servant sometimes views ...

Acorn: Running

Derived from Yoko’s Sky Piece V Autumn. Way back in time I enjoyed the sports I enjoyed, and hated the sports I hated. I guess I was trying to prove something. Something about someone whose running was compromised, was never so fleet, never so far in comparison to others. Yet I ...

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I am the one with 22q.11 Deletion Syndrome.

I am the one with 22q.11 Deletion Syndrome, I am the one with a heart condition, I am the one who struggles to hear, I am the one with just one wish, I wish I could avoid the hospital appointments, I wish I could stop my mother from worrying, I wish there was a life with ...

642 Meets Whistling Jack in the Wasted Lands

642 Things To Write About instructs that I write to a house plant telling it why it needs to live or something like that. But I am on my holidays. I am south of where I usually live and that can only ...

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This storm…

Do you ever feel like you're all alone? I do. Isolation should be stopped. No one likes to be alone. This storm... The howling of the wind, The heavy rain fall, The rumble of thunder, The combination of them all, The storm makes darkness appear, You see no light at the end of the tunnel, You feel like ...

Declaration 13 – Freedom of Movement Versus Money

Declaration 13 – Freedom of Movement Versus Money 1. Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State. 2. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country. Whilst pursuing these collected poetic actions for a conservation course ...

Acorn; The Sky Today

  Sharing Yoko’s Sky Piece 1 we asked our own questions and came up with our own answers. It's what we do, when we do it. Acorn; The Sky Today She Sits lonesome in a bedroom Grieves parental loss Lifts her head and sees it The sky Elemental life force Always there, always giving She takes a cloud Wraps ...

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2018 annual highlights

2018 has been a year of cuts to services, with Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC) leading the way in protesting against Universal Credit, which is being rolled out across the country. Combined with the dissolution of Disability Living Allowance, the Independent Living Fund and cuts to Access to ...

100 Meters – I Nearly Wrote A Poem

A guy called Stan Cryer is trying to raise funds to convert an old unused fire station into an arts centre. What else is going to happen to all the closed fire and police stations in London? I asked him if spoken word was on the agenda. He said it ...