Poet Introduction I'm not a poet, I enjoy to write, I have to write, I am too committed to give up on it, if I did I would have suffered and wasted the last seven years. If I could write a great poem I would be happy.
'Twenty-nine hundred millions of us at the mercy of few scores of politicians, a few thousand tycoons and generals and money lenders. Ye are the cyanide of the earth - and the cyanide will never, never lose its savour.'
- Aldous Huxley 1962
When I read that, it was as if years of struggling to put a similar idea down on paper, was worth it, I had failed to put it as eloquently as him. But that...
The inventor of barbed wire, thought they were improving the world. They thought that keeping the animals penned in was necessary to expand civilisation. They had no idea it would be used on human beings.
The other night I saw how Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is relevant today. It hit me, two families full of insufferable miserable people see the love of their youngest offspring as something they have to prevent. Like a mother in-law who hates the women or man, her son has chosen to love, and a father in-law who hates the man or woman his daughter has chosen to love. I am sure there is even more wrapped up in the words. But I took the basic and now I feel that I get it. It took fifteen years of wading through literary bullshit and people talking shit in my ear, before I could finally learn...
Someone or something is bullying you. It could be a close family member, a school yard fiend, a work colleague, or the government, you could be bullied for anything by anyone.
There are many ways to win.
1. Confront them in a calm and adult manner, this rarely works as most bullies are too ignorant and too damaged to understand adult behaviour, they tend to behave like children in order to get what they want. It does work sometimes though.
2. Seek to find out why, try to understand them and help them, this has never worked for me, it tends to be a...
Steal back your happiness Before the conveyor belt To the global meat masher Takes another victim
Steal back that happiness The love and optimism The freedom and peace In a world of broken powerful men Broken and armed for war Happiness is your only strength To live a life of misery Is to be defeated Steal it back
Are you going to dig your own grave, climb down into it and wait to die, or are you going to fight with every breath for something better for yourself and your children, and your children’s children? If that’s not inspiring, I don’t know what is.
(Disclaimer: There’s no extreme erotica in this piece just extreme political information. Also, if you know what a rent strike is this is not the piece for you.)
I am neither advocating or against a rent strike, I want to explain what it is and why people would advocate a rent strike. I will start by explaining the word:...