Tag Archives: Hasta La Victoria Siempre

La Tormenta en un Teacup

Their faces showed confusion, bafflement and uncertainty. So he put down the prop and explained. “This cup…what does it contain? Tea. Brought here by the British, from their trades in the sub-continent. The East India Company, indeed. The cup itself … Continue reading

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Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ for 2038

Sierra Mañana, author and revolutionary, was unheard of a mere eighteen months ago. Then, her book A People’s Planet; You are the Saviour of Earth was published, and has since been translated into almost fifty languages on its way to becoming … Continue reading

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With Apologies to Saul Williams…

…and all rappers and, indeed, all People of Colour. I only wrote this as it was prompted by an entry in a book my partner gave to me for Christmas, a book called ‘642 Things To Write About’: “Write the … Continue reading

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Héroe de la Revolución Cubana

Brow furrowed in concentration, the General continued to draw up his analysis of the situation in the Middle East. A renowned internationalist, with combat experience going back thirty years, ‘El Moro’ was certainly the man for the job. It was … Continue reading

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I embrace you with all revolutionary fervour

Another ‘first line’ from the creative writing group handout. The line itself is in bold. I could feel the tears well up in my eyes and I just wanted to hug him. The feeling of relief, of joy, or a weight … Continue reading

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