The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

Layers — [collaborative poetry]

Layers is old, layers is new Layers is a wish or a dream come true Layer upon layer of sun rays reign Upon layers and layers of fields thirsting for rain Removing a layer, atmospheric bliss Adding a… Read More

Impulse Was His Weakness (Collaboration)

It was his only chance He rushed towards the door Impulse was his weakness Thus he tripped onto the floor Knowing who was knocking He wanted to make an impression Little did he realise he was bound By… Read More

Be Kind, Not Weak

Be kind, be meek. Be kind, not weak. MG       (related — “Kindness is Not Weakness” by MG )

Global Fight Against Racism

On Words and Wisdom

  MG

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

Inequality

How does one write rather how does one type on a stereotype in the form of a hype trendsetters surround generating sounds flooding all around coming from outta town now I don’t mean immigrants I’m talkin ‘bout expats… Read More

I Used to be You

 Dear Younger Versions of Me Who Still Exist in the Form of ‘Other People’   When I was two, I was exactly like you, Trying to run before I could walk, Screamed, for I could not talk. When… Read More

When the Enemy Cries

What do we do when the enemy cries? Do we mock their pains, or empathise? What do we do when the racists scream that they want to conserve their liberties? What do we do when classists steal from… Read More

Free

The bird wanted the fish to feel How free it was to fly He plucked the fish from the sea And got angry when it died… MG       [Moral] Acceptance and cooperation The bird is freest… Read More

Two Leaders

One day, two world leaders got together To discuss a deal that would benefit each other One said, “I’ll paint my country as heaven but really it will be hell. People will flock from all over to drink… Read More