Twenty sixteen was not a good year. On a whim I sent a short verse to the Independent - who published it on new year's day on the letters page.
The detail is true - the sentiment is authentically mine - but these few words could never sum up how much of a challenge the changes in this last year present to so many people for the future. My only other thought on the subject is that adversity can perhaps be the generator of positive change.
Read my poem here (it's at the foot of the page) >>