Poetry

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The wreckage of a soul

by FG

The wreckage of a soul Soraya Boyd Drifting in the fevered winter of a desolate mind The captive pursuit of status and power a daily grind In such a space the stilled bells of conscience no longer toll For travailing arduously against sense and dignity many lose their soul The lure of a total materialistic […]

EXCAVATION

by FG

  EXCAVATION (Of a Spanish Civil War Atrocity) Kevin Russell-Pavier   Back then, there was just an ordinary woman, Standing in the crowd; just a single mother Cradling the ragged bundle of her baby In her arms, letting it suckle at the shrivelled breast; A woman squinting up too – her mesh of crow’s feet […]

And the land cried tears of blood

by FG

  And the land cried tears of blood Soraya Boyd Heaving with revulsion, the defiled and mutilated land suppurates Bloodied tears borne out of grief inconceivable only inaudible sighs each pang separates And the mournful stones cry out in great desperation   A vicious war-faring theatre testing out illegal biological weapons of mass obliteration Never-endingly […]

In Memory Of A People With A Land

by FG

In Memory Of A People With A Land Soraya Boyd   A wailing poignancy tearing at the very heart of a much troubled core Drenched in a blood soaked landscape incessantly scarred by murderous lore   Powerfully bearing witness to insatiably violent gratuitous gore No-where to escape from the invasive putrid sore No-thing but wrought […]

A Most Familiar Drama… Murder Most Foul…

by FG

  A Most Familiar Drama … Murder Most Foul … Soraya Boyd Aided and abetted by its coalition of the willing Plundering Israel tears a thirst-deprived people and its parched land asunder Under the auspices of its American heel Raiding Israel steals away every last of drop of water Aided and abetted by its coalition […]