Red Glove

A poem I wrote, after seeing a red glove left on the ground in the commuting rush: Little is more miserable than this dropped glove Fingers of red wool, a pavement splatter Soon, buried in snow, to rot in spring Then carried off, swept up in litter Dragged from a pocket with some frantic seeking … More Red Glove

Goodbye Stranger

From BBC Global Perspective Documentary Archive: Every year up to 20 people die completely alone in Amsterdam. There are no friends or family to prepare their funeral or mourn over the body. Sometimes these people are illegal migrants, drug mules, or simply people who for one reason or another, cut off all social contacts. A … More Goodbye Stranger

Easier

it’s easier to hate than to adoreit’s easier to sit than to exploreit’s easier to dismiss than to learnit’s easier to take than to earn it’s easier to fail than to succeedit’s easier to rest than to achieveit’s easier to settle than to dreamit’s easier to bleed than to heal it’s easier to destroy than … More Easier