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PO# 625390
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United Kingdom
Chef, Surfer, Freediver and out and out Beach Bum. Poetry, Humour, Politics and the Environment. WE ONLY HAVE ONE PLANET PEOPLE!!!
January 30, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

I grew up with parents who made us kids watch the news every evening

We would sit and talk about what was happening in the world

We were encouraged to form our own informed opinions on world matters, not necessarily those of our parents

We were also encouraged to read, anything and everything, from comics to existentialism and back again

Now, as a kid i often hated this, especially the having to watch the boring news part

But how I thank my parents now

POETRY BOOKS
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January 30, 2018
 

We should aim
Not only to leave
A better world
For our children
But also
To leave
Better children
For our world

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January 30, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

WAGE WAR

ON POVERTY

NOT ON

THE POOR

POETRY BOOKS
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January 29, 2018
 

Having compassion

For others

Tolerance for other

Beliefs

Understanding

For different cultures

No prejudice

For class, or creed

Today...

These are my greatest acts of rebellion.

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January 29, 2018
 

For all those caregivers out there

Those who know

What running on empty

Really means

Those who understand

Frustration

Resentment

Love

Anxiety

Loneliness

For those who know

A trip to the store

Seems like a vacation

You have my deepest

RESPECT

POETRY BOOKS
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January 28, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

In the future

People will stop laughing

And just say

Lol

Lmao

Lmfao

What a sad world it will be.

POETRY BOOKS
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January 11, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

I CANT SLEEP

Im suffering with Insomnia at the moment, ask Elizabeth its driving me crazy lol

However, it gives me time to think...

Newquay is a small community, and given my past, most of my friends are fucked up in one way or another.

Some drink too much, some drink and do chop (cocaine) and most smoke the herb.

Yet these people are the first to ask me what Im drinking when they see me in pubs and bars, because they love the fact that Im sober, they want me to beat the very thing they live with every day.

And they sre true friends, because those of us who are broken, know it, we are not proud of it, we are what we are, but we support each other, respect each other, and understand e...

MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE
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January 10, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

Things I would tell the younger me...

I cant restrict it to one thing...

Be happy with who you are, you're a nice kid.

Being popular at school MEANS NOTHING

Use the words "fuck off" more often.

Your parents are human too.

Those girls that break your heart, the ones you think you will never get over... YOU WILL

Wear sunscreen.

Drop the toxic friends, you know who they are!

Being a party animal... STOPS BEING COOL.

Its ok to like a drink, its ok to want a drink, but that day when you wake up and NEED a drink, STOP DRINKING.

Its never the end of the world, unless its actually the end of the world.

Enjoy your journey, its gonna be great.

MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE
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January 10, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

There are people

In this world

Who can only dream

About having

What you have today

Lets never forget that

MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE
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January 10, 2018
 

To paraphrase Mark Twain

If you dont watch the news

You are uninformed

If you do watch the news

You are misinformed

A NEW DAY
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January 10, 2018
 

Lets talk about

Atoms

The Universe

Death

Sex

Magic

The lies we are told

From birth

Our fears

Our insecurities

Lets talk

With emotion

From our twisted minds

A NEW DAY
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January 9, 2018
 

Never underestimate

A recovering addict

We fight for our lives

Every single day

In ways that most

Will never understand

                  Unknown

A NEW DAY
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January 9, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

As a teenager
I watched a movie
"Endless Summer"
A classic surfing movie
From that day forward
I had one dream
To surf and travel
To have adventures
There were two hurdles
I didnt live by the ocean
I didnt have any money
So I pestered
And cajoled
Every person I knew
Who had a car
To drive me to the coast
At every possisible chance
I learnt to drive
As soon as I reached 17
I went to college
Trained as a chef
Worked washing dishes
I knew being a chef
Would enable me
To travel and work
And my dream
Became Reality
I have surfed
On every continent
With just enough money
To survive
Met amazing people
Seen things and places
I never even imagined
Dreams can come true
If you take tiny steps
Toward...

A NEW DAY
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January 9, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

If this lettr offends anyone then I apologise, It is my viewpoint and I am free to express it.

If you hold a strong religious belief

Whether it be Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Toaism, Paganism

Can you please go and read a religious text that differs from your own

Then ask yourself if the teachings in those texts are so different from those that you believe

Then ask yourself why it is that you believe in one and not others

There have been roughly 3000 religions over the course of human history, to denounce all but yours, means that you only believe in one more God than the Atheist, but still reject 2999 other Gods, so still really atheist....

I respect eve...

A NEW DAY
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January 8, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

She is like the ocean

Beautiful on the surface

But dive down deep

Explore her inner depths

And you find a beauty

That most will never see

A NEW DAY
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January 4, 2018
 

Do strange things

With weird people

Have adventures

Make mistakes

Choose friends poorly

They make great stories

A NEW DAY
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January 3, 2018
Newquay, United Kingdom

I had an interesting conversation with my daughter this evening

She will be 18 in a few months

Her mother, wants her to go to university, get the education she needs, make a career for herself, its very understandable

My daughter however, wants to travel, surf, and do voluntary work in conservation. She has inherited my love of the ocean...

I blame myself for throwing her in the swimming pool as a baby haha

The advice I gave her was the same advice that I was given many years ago

I told her to imagine what she would do with her life if money was no object, and then....

FORGET ABOUT THE MONEY!!!

If we spend our lives trying to earn enough to follow our dreams then we spend our lives...

A NEW DAY
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December 27, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

With
You
By
My
Side
I
Can
Be
The
Me
I
Have
Always
Dreamt
Of
Being

CHRISTMAS ICON
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December 26, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

As the New Year appoaches....

Take time to reflect

How small this planet of ours is
A mere speck of stardust
Suspended in a sunbeam
In the vast arena of the cosmos

Take time to reflect

How much blood has been spilled
In the name of freedom
In the name of power
And greed, and religion
And intolerance
So that the few
Can for a mere moment
Claim to be masters
Of this tiny speck of stardust

Take time to reflect

How many people
Our brothers and sisters
In this the human race
Live in abject poverty
So that the few
Can have more than they will ever need

Take time to reflect

How we treat this planet we call home
Stripping it of all its natural resources
In the name of greed
Polluting our ri...

CHRISTMAS ICON
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December 14, 2017
 

If we surrender

Our Liberty

Born out of fear

For a false sense

Of security

Then those in power

Rub their greasy hands

In delight

As we happily

Build the very cages

That contain us

TIS THE SEASON
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December 14, 2017
 

I have a dear friend called Sara, one of the kindest and most generous of souls, she works tirelessly to help support refugees to settle in the UK.

You see, Sara is also a refugee, she came to England many years ago from Palestine. She didnt want to leave her homeland, but was forced to. She still dreams of returning one day.

Sara has not seen her parents for over 30 years, they live in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. Sara's daughters have never met their grandparents.

Sara holds a Palestinian passport, her daughters have dual nationality and also hold Palestinian passports, and yet they are all denied entry to Palestine.

Her eldest daughter atttempted to enter the West Bank only last...

TIS THE SEASON
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December 14, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

When you

No longer fear

The opinions of others

When you

No longer fear

The crowd

When you

Find the courage

To roar

When you dare

To stand alone

Then my friend

You are free

TIS THE SEASON
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December 13, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

Doubt

That thorn

That irritates

That sword

That kills

Doubt

Has destroyed

More dreams

Than failure

Ever will

TIS THE SEASON
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December 12, 2017
 

The Universe knows

Who is meant

To be in your life

Trust it.

TIS THE SEASON
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December 11, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

I am broken

I build my walls high

So not to depend

On anyone

Or show weakness

So when I say

I NEED YOU!

Dont take it lightly

I am trusting you

To catch me when I fall

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
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December 7, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

What if there is

A Universe

Within every

Single Atom

What if

Our Universe

Is merely an Atom

In another Universe

These things keep me awake at night

😀😀😀😀😀

TIS THE SEASON
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December 6, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

She was expecting

Somthing nice

For Christmas

But then

Santa checked

The naughty list

😄😄😄😄

TIS THE SEASON
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December 5, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

A narcissist
Will always accuse
Someone of trying
To ruin their life

It is usually
The same person
That they
Are trying to destroy

i.e. The Freedom of the Press

TIS THE SEASON
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December 4, 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom

Jesus
Gandhi
John Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy
Medgar Evers
Martin Luther King
John Lennon

They all wanted us to get along

Guess we are not ready for that huh

SAVE THE WORLD
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