Mike Riddell

My friend Jennifer Spice has given me permission to publish her poem on 21st century poverty.

Poverty comes in many guises,

those suffering do their best to disguise it;

the stigma; the shame; the whispering names;

always from behind,

losing the game;

got no voice;

even less choice; day after…

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Mike Riddell

Mike Riddell

I’m a regeneration practitioner working in Stoke and North Staffs. People, place, tech — it’s all in the mix!