Let’s call it what it is — institutionalised racism and bigotry directed at black people, a complete disregard of the sanctity of human life, the increasing militarisation of a police force, the growth of fascism and the rise of and increasingly authoritarian regime and of course increased political corruption.
A poem that can become all to real about COVID-19.
My fingers achingly
Trace a path in the airImagining your fingertips
A fleeting apparition
No longer there.
So inconsequentially it began
Yet another far off disease
Affecting others overseas
Drowned out by incessant noise
Dismissed by the…
A poem about dementia and old age
Currently a Royal Commission is underway uncovering truths that cannot be ignored on our treatment and our readiness to support some of the most vulnerable in society.
For my life is fading
My glorious years
Bittersweet distant memories
Just a quick warning that the first story which is around a domestic violence survivor is a little graphic so please skip, if you think this will offend.
Can you not see that the cycle continues?
Despite all our good intentions.
That little changes?
A poem about why technologists should apply their might to solve big social issues.
A beloved father
Eyes so wild
Screaming at the world.
His family slowly disintegrating around him.
Helplessly, watching on.
A young daughter
Her innocence lost.
Clutching her beloved teddy
Stares vacantly ahead.
As her uncle…
“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”
― Albert Einstein
Keeping up with technology is always challenging and there is never enough time in the day. One strategy is to listen to podcasts while on the go.
Here are some of the podcasts that I find…