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The Sycophant

I lay panting on the altarOf his ego, waiting forHis lacerating wit to disembowel meSo, his hangers-on can laughThey lurk around the great manHoping they’ll be the one that’sGoing to be his museBut they don’t know him. The four o’clock … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde: poet

“As usual I think of Oscar Wilde. It’s the same old story: ‘I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.’” Laurent … Continue reading

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Metropolis: A Wordless Poem

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Odeboyz on Tour

Spring in the Scottish Highlands, Tomintoul.

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Mopping Up

Fumbling with a reluctant zip, -Quietly humming a half remembered tune- Missed again! What was that tune? Half remembered like everything else. Was it? “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever?” But who sang it? Then he thought … Continue reading

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