Published in The Pilgrim, Issue 6, Autumn 2020. As we live our lives, we are aware of life,But, unlike us, a storm knows neither of what it is creating or destroying,Just like this pandemic, it knows of nothing. The world that we live in,The environmental problems,The extreme weather, pollution and natural disasters,These things come asContinue reading “Storm – Shania Gouldbourne”
Published in The Pilgrim, Issue 6, Autumn 2020. Stuck indoors on Monday,Work set by my school.Breakfast, lunch, dinner, sleep,No wait, I can’t sleep at all. Stuck indoors on Tuesday,Work to be handed in.Breakfast, lunch, dinner, sleep,A cycle seems to begin. Stuck indoors on Wednesday,I’ve only slept for two hours.Breakfast, lunch, dinner, sleep,The control of thisContinue reading “Stuck Indoors for Lockdown – Indiana Latifah Dinham”
Published in The Pilgrim, Issue 6, Autumn 2020. The second-hand smoke engulfed her.They had created such a large mess,Emptying their pockets in her deep blue flesh.She gave them her everything,Only to receive much less.Yet they thanked her with the gift of their selfishness.As her whole world turned sour,She felt empty inside.They would all feel sorrow,AsContinue reading “The Ocean’s Demise – Ilham Mohamed”
Published in The Pilgrim, Issue 6, Autumn 2020. You can hear the clock ticking. And parents on the phone. And the soundof the TV. And the tapping on the keyboards. And the white noise of thevacuum. The once silent during the day house has now become busy-people in each room, trying to concentrate and getContinue reading “The Ticking Clock – Fateeha Sroya”
Article published in The Pilgrim, Issue 6, Autumn 2020. I find it interesting how easily our way of life can change and how quickly webecome accustomed to it, but not all of us . I find it obscure but also frighteningin the sense that an entire planet is in this state. The superpowers of theContinue reading “Corona Time – Youcef Azzaz”
We have lost too many of our young people because of violent crime
On Thursday 13th August 2020, the Nicholas Stewart Project held their annual community fun day on the Henry Prince Estate
The difference between violent crimes and Covid-19 pandemic is – you can generally see what crimes are being committed, but the virus is not visible.
If you’re a peacemaker, peace will come back to you, if you go looking for trouble, trouble will seek you out, if you set out to harm others it will come back to you; it may not be today or tomorrow, but it will come right back at you.
Dearly Beloved, people on a whole have been experiencing some trying times…. Many people have recently lost loved ones; for some, their loved ones are in critical condition in hospital or in nursing homes.