Tagged*

What’s is a name? -Is it pride or shame? Is it your moniker That governs your fame? Or is your tagging The reason for lagging Behind in the workplace By implication of race? A curious question Of modern times, The stealth of selection A silent crime; Allegations quiet and clear Suggesting that might happen here- […]

Unique Difference*

Humphrey Numpty was not a shrewd guy. Tripped over most things, however he tried To stand straight and tall, Hoping not to appall By his lack of capability In the realms of practicality. Though he tried his best, things still went wrong, His woeful lament a plaintive song, ‘How sad am I!’ he sobbed to […]

Own Goal?*

What a load of fuss Over a plume of hot air: A Man versus Woman Sporting affair… A casual remark Opined in humour Giving rise to outrage and defamatory rumour, The simple use of common words Distorted by criticism simply absurd All in the name of headline news -A curious and mildy questionable ruse. The […]

Tagged*

What’s is a name? -Is it pride or shame? Is it your moniker That governs your fame? Or is your tagging The reason for lagging Behind in the workplace By implication of race? A curious question Of modern times, The stealth of selection A silent crime; Allegations loud and clear Suggesting that’s what happens here- […]

Beached.*

Have we lost the thread in the modesty debate, That lack of exposure should somehow cause hate? To cover the female form, it seems, Is the kind of behaviour regarded extreme While in a parallel universe To stay fully clad is deemed perverse, The route of this aggravated demand A bitter line drawn in the […]

Media Studies

  Dear BBC, In the light of your well -reputed coverage I can’t help but notice the greater-than-average Pictorial placement of Men In The News,* This daily scenario set to confuse, Bamboozle even, the girls and the women Who also hold valid political opinion But somehow seem less worthy of place: Call me a Feminist […]

Selfie Determination*

From Cave Man to Explorer Is man’s birth-right, so it seems While many woman sit at home Still barely daring to dream. Across the generations Have things really changed so much That those who must sit down to pee Might now reach out and touch The faintest of ideas , Of hopes and aspiration, That […]