Category Archives: Poetry

When I first started school

A long time ago When I started school All the other kids were big Or was it that I was small. There, we had to learn All the rules “of don’t” I was ever told, Oh no Not now “you … Continue reading

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Exiled to Soho

Soho’s walls wrap themselves round me like a spiders web clutching a fly to its bosom and as I hang over the streets I’m choked by the cancer filled air preparing me for my doom. There’s no sky in Soho … Continue reading

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Land of Dreams

In the silence of dreams Many people speak to me Some I know from my past Many are strangers it seems. Most enjoyable, is the scenery Vibrant colours, crisp real Tangible in solid form Easy to interact, almost leisurely. No … Continue reading

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Justice

Drones killing the innocent man and maybe the guilty Drones killing the innocent woman and maybe the guilty Drones killing the innocent child and maybe the guilty Drones flying to the executioner’s will. There are no judges in the courtroom … Continue reading

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The long road to chaos

Cameron hadn’t the courage To confront the Euro haters in his ranks So he call for a ‘peoples vote’ Bear in mind this was at the height of his Savage cuts and imposed austerity. “I’ll see this through, whatever the … Continue reading

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1951 – Cherry Pie

Replete with dinner, just eaten Mum brought a golden pie in from the kitchen The jug of custard quickly followed, “Be careful, the cherries have stones Just leave them round the side of your dish”. Soon after we, three boys, … Continue reading

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Small little boy

In scuffed shoes, baggy and unkempt Grey flannel trousers passed on as ‘hand me down’ A shirt and jumper, much the same, School jacket, too big to fit. The boy was considered, frail With weak eyesight and limited learning He … Continue reading

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