Sunday Skull Session



I’ve had a pretty busy week this week – I have an assignment due tomorrow, and I’m getting ready for my holidays, with the teachers piling up work for the break.

I went for a simple spread, with only Monday to Thursday (they are my last school days for this term) and then an ongoing box, for tasks which need to be done in time for term 3.


For my poem this week, I’m going to give you all a sneak peak at one of the poems in a set I’m writing for a project on gun control.

“I’m sure

most of you have heard

the gunshots

spilling across the world

and the screams

that carry revolution

as they fight the fear

of being forced to hide, trembling,

under their desks

while their classrooms

become battlefields.

the movement built

traction, as it starts

to rise

but they cannot stand

without the people on our side.

we can prove

that the world is on

our side

and the future moves

with us

on our shoulders,

by our side.

can we see our


fall into massacres

as lives are stolen

and broken


they say there’s been

no massacres

for twenty-two years

but blood spilled

and bodies broken

are no less

because of the number

beside them.

but seven have died

at Margaret River,

and more have died


we claim we have


we have not learned.”

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Look to the present with the future in mind, and to the future with the past in mind.


What is a skull session? A skull session is a meeting for discussion and sharing information and ideas, which is a pretty cool way to sum up what I’m trying to achieve (yeah, yeah, my emo teen is coming out I know).

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