Category Archives: Poetry

My Sons (inspired by Trust the biopic of John Paul Getty)

I hate my sons. They have lives which aren’t mine, they have friends who I disapprove of they have interests which aren’t mine they avoid me and they’re happiest when I’m not there. They got married and name their sons … Continue reading

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All Political careers end in tears

The hard right Brexit dogs circle Snapping, snarling beasts To her face, they praise her Behind her back they plot. Once loyalty was avowed Now – The Bastards, Where did it all go wrong? Stay at the crease. Mustn’t let … Continue reading

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The Nasty Party

The Tories don’t care Pile on the misery, some more Universal credit, payment delays Well that’s just – how it is. They can force you into work Doesn’t matter if its zero hours Doesn’t matter if it’s at the minimum … Continue reading

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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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