Monthly Archives: August 2012

Edvard Munch: 1

He painted ‘The Scream’ A winter storm etched indelibly On a hopeless face

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Edvard Munch: 2

Painting defenceless girls Untouched by the Springtime sun. He is rightly tortured

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Edvard Munch: 3

Hopeless, stricken outsider, In the gloomy winters day sunshine. Everyday he dies again

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Silent Scream

I saved Munch’s life in a moment of courage-At least that’s what the papers said-But he knows better. Munch was in the water. Moving with the rivers flowStrange silent screamssHe seemed happy. Face clenched between tight fingers-Contorted yet theatrical- Practising … Continue reading


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Pensioners Lament

Money scrimped and savedIt’s expensive living in winter daysChildren’s legacy gone

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Dreams and Nightmares

If Bengali beggars could dream Would they dream of England? Historic, lucky, wealthy. its People wealthy beyond skill or ability Afraid their wealth will slip away. Consumed by dread- endlessly suspicious- Paralysed by doubt. Victorian loot Gained long ago in … Continue reading

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