Making money ~ A #poem/Geld verdienen

Foreign like a gem I arrive at work every day In this little world of its own a Titanic not yet sunken recession after recession It is steadfast even though the crew is defecting But who cares about humans when we can make money? Fremd wie ein Diamant komme ich zur Arbeit Tag fuer Tag Es ist eine kleine Welt fuer sich Eine Titanic noch … Continue reading Making money ~ A #poem/Geld verdienen

Cassandra ~ A #poem

This poem was first posted in 2017 and it was not especially written for 9/11. But I feel it fits for commemorating this day that changed everything. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone whose life was touched by these events. Cassandra Sister Can you hear me? I am calling out To those who want to listen. They do not understand. They do not understand … Continue reading Cassandra ~ A #poem

Bee’s Poem of the Day: There are Days

There are days that are hard to live. There are days that have a trail of sadness behind them. There are days which repeat themselves year after year. Today is such a day. 36 years ago my mother passed away and the pain sometimes is still raw. At TherapyBits I wrote that time does not heal everything but you learn to live with it. And … Continue reading Bee’s Poem of the Day: There are Days

I believe that preventing radicalisation is far more efficient than de-radicalisation, meaning stopping someone joining is a lot easier than trying to pull someone out once they’ve joined. —Maajid Nawaz

Of Young Women, Radicalisation and the Western World

And we still haven’t learned anything.

We know now what happened to those three young women who left the UK in Spring 2015 to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria. I am still not sure what to think about them. Especially as the young woman who tries to come back to the UK didn’t seem to have any regrets in the beginning. But we do not know how much she was brainwashed…. read more Continue reading Of Young Women, Radicalisation and the Western World

Illustration of three trees with differently coloured canopy to the left. In the middle black writing says: Blast from the past: A Prompt A Day for Bee 2015

Blast from the Past: #288 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Hope That Will Never Die ~ a #poem

This was first posted in March 2015 My poems last week were a little dark. There is so much going on in my life as well as in the world around me and it needed expressing. The fear, the worry, the not-understanding needed to be expressed. But as sure as spring comes after winter and life goes on no matter what and how hope needs … Continue reading Blast from the Past: #288 of #365 A Prompt A Day For Bee ~ Hope That Will Never Die ~ a #poem