The Peter Jones Peace Prize

The Peter Jones Peace Prize

The Peter Jones Peace Prize Ayah Anwer, The Friends School Peace its own prize The Peter Jones Peace Prize is held annually at Friends’ High School. It’s a writing competition in which students submit poems, reflections, essays or speeches that reflect on what peace...

Soul Strangled

Soul Strangled To sit with a soulA soul rent apartA soul shatteredA soul without hopeTo sit with such a soulAnd listen to tornRemembranceOf a spent flameFlickering angrilyUntil the splutter stopsWith will spent.The willTo struggle, to search,To reach outGone.This...
Writing From the Heart

Writing From the Heart

Writing From the Heart We were inspired by the Silver Wattle Quaker Centre online course, Writing from the Heart, led by Kerry O’Regan, in which we had been gently invited to let our writing become courageous. While living a couple of hundred kilometres apart, a...
The Timeless Hour

The Timeless Hour

The Timeless Hour David Evans, South Australia and Northern Territory Regional Meeting   The Timeless Hour Let action go; and with it all the thoughtOf action. Even when the world is rackedIt may be worthier to refrain from actionThan it is to act.   Forget...

Who Is My Friend?

Who Is My Friend? LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA (in the manner of Ecclesiastes Chapter 3)  Does he unburden to me all his woes? Does she sparkle when I enter the room? Does he drape me with light? Does she air-kiss my cheek? Does his tail wag when I speak? Does she...