Gaza


Every day is a struggle, I wake up not knowing if I will live or die, I live in fear that we I never see tomorrow, I walk along the empty streets, Searching for friends and neighbours, I see my best friend running towards me, I hear the rocket and watch as it pierces her…

Daddy’s little girl


As a child I stood and watched the man in front of me standing so gracefully with open arms, In my eyes you were always number one and the most important man in my life, For me you were my hero and the only man who would never hurt me, Whenever I fell or was…

Don’t judge me


Don’t judge me by the colour of my skin, Don’t judge me because I’m brown and not white, Don’t judge me because of the way I look, My heart is the same as yours, The blood pumping through my veins is the same as a white and black persons, My eyes as black as coal…

Happiness


Happiness is the smell of freshly baked bread, The warmth of the sun on your back, The sight of a beautiful man who happens to notice you, The feel of freshly cut grass or silk clothes, It’s a stranger smiling at you or an old friend calling to say they miss you, It’s walking around…

Sunset


I sit and stare at the sight in front of me,My eyes are fixated by its beauty,I see tones of red and orange all fused together. I watch as the sunset creeps up,The sky changes colour, I can no longer see clouds, I am mesmirized by its beauty,No matter how many times I watch the sun set,It always…

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…

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…