Not the New Normal

"Oh no, not another one," "It's happened again," And again. And again. And again. 15-year-old stabbed to death yards from school gates, Business studies student stabbed to death near university halls, Teenager stabbed in chicken shop, 16-year-old stabbed in the head yards from secondary school; Teenager stabbed, Teenager stabbed to death, Young person stabbed, Young … Continue reading Not the New Normal

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