Poetry For Now!

Poetry For Now is our second writing project encouraging stanza led, poetic, musical forms of expression, of capturing the more subtle challenges of working or living in this world. The first project was The Pandemic as Systemic Flux Writing Project which ran between May 2020 – May 2021. We need systemic people to speak to us from across transdisciplinary communities […]

Poetry For Now!

Share your poems or stanza writing about relational changes and their unfolding consequences across human and non-human systems Why Now? We are in critical times. We need new ways of responding – reflecting – speaking out. This writing project is a space for us systemic practitioners systemic thinkers to find ways of speaking about our experiences of documenting our noticings […]

Holding pattern

By Beverley Barnett-Jones and Tim Fisher . . .     Two friends, Beverley Barnett-Jones MBE and Tim Fisher co-authors of this piece, we spun words into a hexagonal web, shared back and forth during the last 18 months. Patterns of Hope and real talk. Deep listening, holding in difficult times, ongoing journeys of intersectionality, and the emergence of Hope’s […]

Moving Air

By Maria Norseth Garli . . .   There is an instant impulse from the surroundings to the eyeball to the mouth to the hairs on the skin Air is being moved by bodies by words by moving hearts touched by a strong sensation caused by the many shades of colour in the street lights Air is being moved in […]

Soon Enough

By Gabriel Bonsu-Amako . . .   It’s in our system. It’s in our infrastructure. Equality are wheels of change and racism is a puncture It seems like now, is histories most pertinent juncture. Whether to turn our back to change or pursue with the idea of equality It’s deeper than a statement or a policy It’s deeper than a […]

Roots and Shoots

By Anokh Goodman . . .   *Context Preface* : Momentary oscillations, words within worlds, imprints left; temporarily on the heart…   The sanctuary lost within Cavities where flames dwell doused by their shadow Rusty fingerprints varnished by the safe ascent Fractures reality marks cracks in the pavement Concrete connections with light piercing through Small shoots pierce the fabric of […]