The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

Global Fight Against Racism

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

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

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

Peace and Chaos

Flash fiction   “God, grant us world peace,” prayed the old woman. “God, keep the art alive,” prayed the young man. “Without chaos, there would be no art. Without art, no peace. Peace exists because of chaos, without… Read More

The Path Not Taken

I looked at old pictures Of you and of us Trying to muster an apology For not being “good enough” All that came out Were words of honest truth “I’m sorry that I was never Broken enough for… 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