Llewella_la_femme

Llewella_la_femme

Some of my more political writing and art...


WHEN THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL; ONE UPPITY NEGRESS TELLS HERSTORY

11 Dec 2020 1 minute read 3 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  Reflecting on my last post, and the idea that perhaps poetry, art, creative output is more honest than the politicised nature of History text books and references, I think about some of my own, very political poetry. Not simply political but person...

PLATO; POLITICS; POETRY; HISTORY; RACISM.... This is how I teach poetry

11 Dec 2020 3 minute read 6 comments (S)llew la Wulf

In one of my classes the other day, as a starter, I put the above quote on the board and asked them to figure out what it meant and how far they agreed. Some interesting discussion. One young man in particular decided that it was a ridiculous idea b...

POLYAMOURY VERSUS MONOGAMY; some random thoughts and musings on cuntemporary relationships

10 Dec 2020 11 minute read 8 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  Years ago, when myself and father of my youngest were still together, I started thinking about the idea of polyamory; more specifically, our relationship was not going to plan – he seemed disengaged and uninterested in the reality of domestic life...

GRACE; a poem about grace, in the face of gracelessness; about love in the face of the antithesis...

5 Dec 2020 3 minute read 2 comments (S)llew la Wulf

TW - perhaps offensive to some. Apologies, none meant. Just my own personal brand of honesty...  Grace is the password..  I may have posted this before but I'm reminded of it again this evening... After a conversation with my children, which began w...

FUCK DONALD TRUMP; BIDEN HARRIS, SET TO M.A.G.A 🇺🇸☮️👍🏽✌🏾

7 Nov 2020 3 minute read 11 comments (S)llew la Wulf

Been watching every blow by blow these last few days...on tender hooks... My kids been too... so we celebrated by dancing to a very apt song, featuring the late and great Nipsey Hussle. So many facts, figures, fuckery and statistics; 20% of Black men...

ELECTIONS, COVID, THE MULTIPLE MEANINGS OF THE WORD PANDEMIC AND TRYING TO STAY SANE AMIDST THE FURORE...

4 Nov 2020 3 minute read 3 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  I feel like I'm in some kind of limbo, freeze frame, parallel universe currently... I feel blessed that I have my university work to focus on (writing an essay on a critical evaluation of teaching and learning practices, and also the practical sid...

19 years later... A dystopian nightmare which is hopefully entirely fictional... For Halloween... 🎃

31 Oct 2020 7 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

    Dearest daughter I do vaguely remember being a child and going to school, in a building, with the facilitators, but they were actually there...stood at the front of the room and I had friends there too, lots of them. When we weren’t in the room l...

Miss Demeanor and The Thief... An ode to Lovage (Nathaniel Merriweather, Mike Patton and Jennifer Charles ❤️

23 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments (S)llew la Wulf

Miss Demeanor and The Thief...   Once upon a time, a woman finally (after millennia of luke warm, half assed attempts by men whose self importance weighed heavier than their souls) met her match.    Did he steal the wet and gushy, velveteen wet drea...

WHEN BLACK LIVES JUST SO OBVIOUSLY DON'T MATTER; discussing racism with your children in the wake of yet ANOTHER unarmed black man being shot 😔

25 Aug 2020 4 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  Charlie, my eldest, who keeps abreast of news items and is engaged (already at the tender age of 12) with equality issues and the lack of in society, wanted to know if I'd heard about the latest killing of an unarmed black man in the states... Yes...

AS AUTUMN BECKONS... the mother of invention and the cycle of rebirth...

21 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

The above poem is written partly because yes, i feel a slight change in the air quality, see a few leaves already beginning their descent into rustic hues and know that Autumn is on it's way. But also partly because I feel in some ways that I am shi...