We are famous

These words are not my own. Rodney Brown, WestridgeI remember it like it was yesterday. I was summoned to be up at 6am on Saturday July 24 1980. A barefoot six-year-old, missing a front tooth, living with my granny in Kewtown. However, that day was extra special – we were going to move into our [...]


Monday Motivations on a Tuesday

https://www.poems-and-words.com/post/185664870524 Don't listen to yourself... Listen to the advice you give others.. MICHAEL COTTNER

Ican’tkeepitin, I’ve gotta let it O U T

Dear reader/fellow blogger and friend. I am feeling abundantly parabolic today: That feeling of living inside a bubble of an New Testament parable! Please let me share how I got here. Leave comments in the appropriate section. Thanks to Eskom I have the tiniest of gaps in my normally busy schedule. Instead of baking 35plus [...]

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Faces from the street. Your story is known to me

Everyday you carry those heavybags, I KNOW YOU STORY. You crave a cigarette , a coffee or a hot shower. I KNOW YOU STORY. You smile when I say no when you ask for that R2. You bite a lip and aim your begging skills at another stranger. I KNOW YOU STORY. You sit when [...]

That blue lonely section of hell

No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you don’t. Thanks and namaste to Poems and Words on Tumblr

I am weighed down but am walking on sunshine. Well Kinda maybe

Its been a hard week and I feel it in my shoulders. This is my very first post for 2019 and I don't have a good reason as to why except to quote: Sting: I hate to say it. Its probably me!! At the moment I am seated at the historic Lord Nelson Inn armed [...]

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