One More Poem – Shielded Memories


I had said that while working on my novel I’d put the brakes on writing poetry. And, I have kept to that until now. However,on Wednesday, my friend/mentor’s body was cremated. I had been invited to say a few words at her funeral… Barbara was a big supporter of my poetry and often expressed her desire to be in the audience when I performed. Sadly, … Continue reading One More Poem – Shielded Memories

Let’s Make the Most of Our Time…


My 2019 ended… well… with passing away of one of my mentors and friends. Mine and other journalists’ tributes have just been published by the Voice News. And, I couldn’t start 2020 without acknowledging the impact this editor/publisher and friend had on my writing and life. “…Barbara Campbell trained me as a journalist while I was freelancing for Black Heritage Today and International Women’s Month magazines. She taught me … Continue reading Let’s Make the Most of Our Time…

Grenfell Tower – Poem/Tribute


What happened to you makes no sense, it makes me cry It should not have happened – you did not have to die. .  What happened to you makes you mad, it makes you cry Children thrown out of windows though they cannot fly… . Why?  . There’s not enough water – London towers rise high There’s not enough help! There’s not enough time!!!  . This … Continue reading Grenfell Tower – Poem/Tribute