Can You Change The Wind? By Danny Kemp


Could You?

See yourself as others do.

Stand outside, apart from you.

Look inside and see your soul.

Understand what makes you whole.

Would You?

Face the outrage of discontent.

Ignore the protests of the malcontent.

By being true to what you are,

Stand in the darkest corner, a lonely star?

Should You?

Take this path and be alone.

Be an individual and not a clone.

Think for yourself and not be persuaded,

By stinging words at you berated?


You cannot change the wind but your sails can be turned,

In order to teach others from all that you’ve learned.



© 2014, Danny Kemp. All rights reserved.










About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp, ex-London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver never planned to be a writer, but after his first novel —The Desolate Garden — was under a paid option to become a $30 million film for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company what else could he do? Nowadays he is a prolific storyteller, and although it’s true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the intrigue involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he compiles both for adults and children. He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication, been described as —the new Graham Green — by a managerial employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of signing events, and he has appeared on ‘live' television.
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