• By
    Alexandra Carr-Malcolm
  • 19th February 2017 at 7:32pm


We laid down arms,
put down our hands,
and our tongues they fell silent.
We slipped away – just for a day,
a protest, quiet, non-violent.
We stayed at home,
ignored the phone,
our voices were not heard,
and not a word, was understood
without the community interpreter.

Silence by Alexandra Carr-Malcolm