Monthly Archives: December 2013

White Cloth and Emeralds

The year was fading, the sunlight was weak, The woods in the winter were withered and bleak, And your songs were all darkened with pain; For you dwelt upon words that were twisted to hate, And our love was forsaken … Continue reading

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December

The dawn is cold and still and clear, The ground is crisp with morning frost; We wake, all torn by grief and fear And longing for the life we lost. Light candles in the window-pane, Adorn the trees with Christmas … Continue reading

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Angels

I wish you’d seen that bleak December dawn Beside the road from Harmondsworth to hell, And looked upon the bitter years to mourn, And heard the distant toll of Christmas bell. Where were the angels bent on hov’ring wing? No … Continue reading

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This Christmas, don’t forget the injustice and cruelty of the immigration system

Apologies for the dearth of new posts. By way of an explanation, I am now working as a pupil barrister specialising in immigration and asylum, and my time and energy are consumed by fighting for those harmed by Britain’s unjust … Continue reading

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