Smile


I look around and see the people around at me Old and young Black and white They stand side by side United by one thing A smile   Their smiles light up the room Some have crooked smiles Some have cheeky grins Some muster up half a smile   I smile at them And they…

Fear


Fear consumes my head and heart Every time I close my eyes, I can see fear The fear is everywhere around me. Wherever I look, all I can see is fear I hear whispers in my ears I try to shut the whispers out I turn the music on and shout The whispers get louder…

Waiting


I sit and stare at the clock The seconds turn to minutes Minutes into hours Yet I still sit and wait. No matter how much I try to busy myself The seconds on the clock hand don’t seem to go fast enough I distract myself, but still sit and wait. Hours turn to days I’m…

It can’t happen to me -poem


I never stopped to think That something could happen to me I’m invincible and a good person It won’t happen to me. Things happen to bad people Don’t they? So why should I worry As it won’t happen to me. Then one day I realise I’m human and not invincible Even I can get hurt…

Single Muslim


In the Asian culture getting married is a big deal. It’s a bigger deal than getting a first class honours degree or winning the lottery.  ‘But, Asian’s have arranged marriages don’t they? They aren’t allowed to choose their husband or wife. Don’t their parents find someone for them and force them to marry that person?…