Donations are essential to keep Write Out Loud going    

real life (Remove filter)

You

 

You

You only feel lonely when you’re in a crowd
Say you need peace and quiet then turn the music up loud
Only feel let down when you’re being held up
Say you’re okay, and then almost erupt
Only feel my presence when I’m far away
Only say go, when you want me to stay.

You speak words of wisdom and act like a fool
Set high standards for others, then break every rule
Wr...

Read and leave comments (6)

PoetryLovereal lifelifeLove lost

New X (30 years after the tragic fire)

 

On the 18th of January 1981, 13 young people died in a fire in New Cross, South East London (a fourteenth committed suicide after losing so many friends). Just shy of thirty years on, these are the contemporary reflections of a man who was a seven year old boy at the time. Widely thought to have been a racially motivated attack, more recent advances in forensic technology have suggested o...

Read and leave comments (1)

HistoryReflectionreal lifeLondonlossprotest

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message