Weapon of Choice

Don't you find it confusing, That what was once a cooking utensil, Sometimes a utility tool, Is now a lethal weapon? A weapon of choice for young men, Wanting to intimidate, Inflict violence, Cause pain. Instead of using their voice box To talk, The blade now becomes The voice of reason. Instead of being shiny … Continue reading Weapon of Choice

Changing the Perception of Young People

This week, I was shocked and disgusted when I saw the headline about a teenager caught on CCTV punching an 87-year-old woman in the face on a bus.  I was then disappointed and slightly taken aback by the story of two teenage girls ripping down a poppy display, just hours before Remembrance Day. The blatant … Continue reading Changing the Perception of Young People