Grandma

You taught me the power of a hot chocolate on a cold early morning,

You taught me the power of healing and moving forward,

You taught me that one look can mean I love you,

And that I should do what makes me happy even when others don’t want to,

You taught me the power of a homemade meal after a long day of exploring,

And when you left,

You taught me the power of mourning.

Unite

The world seems to have forgotten,

That when we do not unite,

When we allow hatred and exclusion to ignite,

We kiss our future generations goodbye,

We condemn them to lives full of horror and fright,

Leaving the EU is not a new lease of life,

Donald Trump is not some harmless guy,

When will we realise,

We have seen world wide tragedies begin with such tag lines,

“Make America great again”,

Do you remember the Nazis,

They too once started out,

A political party claiming to fight for true Germans lives,

I for one do not feel content sleeping at night,

Allowing such fascism and hate to rise.