Category Archives: politics

As the entire globe is burning bright

Our politics is changing like wild weather The rain so heavy soaked  my   flecked tweed coat Then the sun came back  as gay as ever I wish I were down deep in Ilkley’s   heather  Near the  haunted moors of Wuthering … Continue reading

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The sea sings wild

    T The red leaves in the sunshine seem to smile A pale blue sky, a silver aeroplane I’m happy,I am warm, in your arms coiled I  have no heater but the kettle  boiled I made us coffee   then … Continue reading

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Rule not Britannia

I feel ashamed of Britain and its songs My   own mixed blood will rise up and complain The poor are slaves ;  our rulers  did grave wrongs I am not proud,all hate the ones who’re shunned We, foreign ,mixed, however  … Continue reading

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If we can’t make distinctions, the world does not exist

If everything is relative and nothing’s true or false We can’t make distinctions, the world does not exist Meaning leaks out faster than a a list of all our faults The patient is unconscious but  he/she  has a pulse Waiting … Continue reading

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Europe is corrupt

Beyond  the image, man dwells now abject We treated fellow creatures worse than worms We do not talk of genocide, such tact. What we can’t yet know, in us reacts Europe is in trauma,I’m informed Beyond imagination dwell  those acts … Continue reading

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When will it be history not News?

No-one mentioned we must mourn the Jews They were Europeans  and well skilled What treasure Europe lost’s not on the News We can’t lay waste  the world, blow up the fuse Can we ever raise enough good will? No-one mentioned … Continue reading

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Parliament like cardboard fell

I could not write a villanelle My mind is  battered by the sounds The repetition seems too droll The teacher said she’d pay me well I fled into the underground I could not  stomach villanelles I went by bus to … Continue reading

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Even if they are from Europe

I wanted to knit a boiled wool coat but the wool  would not fit in my pan. I see all the trousers are 7/8 th long this autumn.I measured mine but the length was not divisible by 8.But if say … Continue reading

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The ministry of truth  where  lies are strong

The ministry of truth   is growing strong Wanting to  persuade us of their lies Now they’re selling flags  so we’ll belong   See   the right  MPs  in  cruel gangs They  do it all before our broken eyes The ministry of … Continue reading

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Will we hear the  waves swirl as we gasp?

We are walking  like small children  on the sands Sinking very slowly  as we go Our legs  get shorter as we cross the bay As the currents of the Kent  still outward flow Now our  feet   and legs have disappeared  … Continue reading

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