‘Profiles in Courage’ – a tribute to JFK on the 54th anniversary of the assassination

‘Profiles in Courage‘ is a book well worth reading especially in the current context of spineless and weak politicians all around the world

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‘A Commencement Villanelle’ – mums never stop worrying

This poem expresses the timeless and never-ending worries that mothers have over  their children’s wellbeing. This poem pivots around a graduation ceremony. It shows that milestone events and birthdays may come and go which signify a…

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‘To The Mother of a Dead Marine’ – a poem about a mother’s loss

  To The Mother of a Dead Marine by Marilyn L. Taylor     Your boy once touched me, yes. I knew you knew when your wet, reddened gaze drilled into me, groped through my…

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The ‘tough’ woman who thinks a slap or a put down will sort sexual harassment out

Edwina Currie is far from being a good egg when it comes to understanding sexual harassment There is a certain type of woman popping up on the media all gung ho style and jolly hockey stick…

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‘Suitcase’- Experience of a mother in NYC post 9/11

‘Suitcase’ is authored by Nicole Cooley, a professor of English and the director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College—City University of New York. “Suitcase” documents Nicole’s experience as the…

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