Artist Diane Goldie awakens to the fact that the 36-old-boyfriend she had at 13 was a pedophile and that she used sex to shield her from her pain throughout her life. Now, Diane is a 51-year-old feminist, asserting her visibility with her bold style. Click here to view more videos from the What’s Underneath Project.
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Been low, so deep that you can’t see life? I’ve been there and come through it. Others don’t. If you’re always depressed, get new habits. Only repetitive, positive actions will kidnap you back from your worst self. Here’s a piece i wrote from a hole almost 2 decades ago… my posting it now must mean i’m alive and that bad times can be made history… A REQUIEM FOR LOVE & SEX Tonight, i will visit death. For days i’ve sensed the arrival of this juncture but only realized the precise time a few minutes …‘Click here to read full article…’
Part of the propaganda campaign against me by my political enemies in Knysna draws from www.wickedmike.com. There, i have music and gig reviews, jokes, sexy women, zesty articles and more. My dark poetry, whether good or bad, mostly represents the challenging thoughts i had as a young adult, the first scribbled during national service in the air force. Some are good but some awful, all kept as the diary to the living moment. Early on i fought a battle between my not-normal, religious upbringing and what i believe morality to be. Don’t lie, don’t cheat, don’t steal, don’t murder etc. …‘Click here to read full article…’
All my websites, and FB page, are now paused. Like me, they await a decision on their ending or a new beginning. I want every effort to have meaning which is only possible with your help which is also you helping yourselves. I seek people who will work together towards a future for Knysna. You don’t need special skills, just the will and love to make a difference, to stand up and be counted. The true test is whether people will work together & stand together with their names for all to see. No hiding. Proudly standing! The request is …‘Click here to read full article…’
I love these words of activist/author Arundhati Roy! This is what the definition of being human should be. “To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.”