Why do you have to wait?

Why do you have to wait for the spring rain to water the red lilies? I asked the keeper? I have enough tears hidden deep in waiting to soak the dry earth so the...

Everything comes to an end

Everything comes to an end the breeze whispered to the weeping willow. Our tale was the tale of unfinished words written on the walls of a dead end street ***. On an old town...

The summer night

Sometimes as the night falls from the sky and the clouds hide the pale moon and the silence settles inside and out the unfinished dream of a summer night wakes up to the fragrance...

My dreams

Sometimes when the night falls from the sky and the clouds hid the pale moon, and the silence settles in and out, dreams wake up from the deep and the memories of a starry...

If I were

If I were half a century younger, the woman sitting next to me, in the white corridor saturated with the odours of people confessed: “I would not shy away from falling in love with...

Scholars at Risk

An organisation under the above name monitors the situation of academics and scholars in the countries with limited or no freedom of speech and reports on the situation of those who are under threat...

What if?

What if I haven’t departed so fast and waited for the first spring flowers to bloom? What if love hadn’t been erased from the memory of the garden? What if I had known your...

Against War in Syria

Against war in Syria, Trafalgar Square, organised by Amnesty International.