The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

Global Fight Against Racism

Writing is Easy, Writing is Hard

Writing is easy when it comes from the heart But from the mind is somewhat hard To ‘feel’ is a constant state-of-being To ‘think’ is to breathe while surviving reality To ‘reflect’ is a path taken only by… Read More

South Africa

I come from a nation large and strong Where we raise our voices in song Sing praises unto the heavens and earth With a dozen languages of different words Our people, we know of tragedy and pain We… Read More

Voice

You have a voice. They will try to silence you. They will make cacophonous noises. They will project onto you their issues. They will use you to fill their voids. But, you have a voice that is worth… Read More

without a theme

Write a poem without a theme A concoction of words across the screen Nothing of meaning Lacking in feeling Write a poem that’s easier than breathing Here’s that poem for which you asked Wearing frivolous diction as a… Read More

I Come From A City Where…

I come from a city where… Kids can make computer games But don’t know how to ride a train Teens can ace quantum physics But have no clue about budget sheets College kids can start revolutions But with… Read More

Kindness is Not Weakness

She looked at me with insecurity in her eyes, as if pleading for sympathy. I couldn’t. Much as I tried to muster up a shred of compassion, she had used up the last ounce left in me. Used… Read More

Dig Deep

My sense of belonging Comes from deep within Buried beneath layers of rock Unearthed, uprooted, but strong I wasn’t born this way, it wasn’t choice From a young age I had to silence the voices Of deceit, of… Read More

The Bull

I’m not here to take the pain To shelter you from the storm again I’m not here to suffer the blame To confront the fire that can’t be tamed No, I’m here on my own accord With an… Read More

From Kings to Paupers

A king’s crumb The pauper’s pearl ~MG~ Kings, they sit amongst each other, feasting on rum and wine. They eat and drink, mock laymen and slash servants for fun. The kings awake the next morning with bitter hangovers,… Read More

Greatness

My dearest darling, For the longest time I have kept you sheltered and kept you protected. I have hidden you in the crevices deep below the depths, beyond where even I myself dare not reach. But I have… Read More

Time

To you, I write this because I can articulate with my hands better than the occasional eloquence that springs from these lips of mine. Alas, I shall get straight to what I want to say. You. You entered… Read More