Category Archives: Poetry

Referendum Chaos

Is there no end to the rubbish? May’s plan is rejected Just as expected, but no plan B Two year fixations led to her humiliation. It’s her plan or nothing She has no desire to change Others might conspire Intensity … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Two Obadiah’s

When just a boy, I asked Dad What’s the oldest song you know? He pulled the music stool out And while playing he began to sing. It turns out that when Dad was a boy He asked his own Grandad … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Meaningful Vote

With just days to go Mays’ future might end Her Brexit deal dead Well soon we will know. An example of, “please only one”, Ostracized all blindly Take out objectivity Maybe, please some. Logic demands another way Chaos looms clearly Poor … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry, Politics | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Economics, Poetry, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment