Category Archives: politics

I could see the Pennines

I’m looking for a pavement cracked and worn But now the council put some tarmac down I make my images from  objects scorned Artweaver and Pixlr have been warned I  use  their tools, their feathers,  and their down I’m looking … Continue reading

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The future

The enemy we  need  is close at hand Like a secret lover  right next door We’re always ready with an army band Today, it is the husband who’s condemned For dropping baby’s rattle on the floor The enemy we  love … Continue reading

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What is the Overton Window?

https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/04/what-overton-window   Extract The Overton window is a political theory that refers to the range (or window) of policies that the public will accept. The idea is that any policy falling outside the Overton window is out of step with … Continue reading

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When the mute begin to feel their wrath

When the mute give lectures to the  rest When gross torturers run the world’s affairs Ambiguous states of mind are put to death Then the blind can navigate the best The bones, the  human parings, the cut hair Indict the … Continue reading

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Killing scapegoats  brings just grief and woe

Broken  into ruins by Great Wars Europe’s  choosing suicide seemed  mad Where is Europe going and what for? Is there any love left in the core? Are we  the British people going bad Hating our opponents in Great Wars? Did … Continue reading

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Of crypto-theological  progress

Of crypto-theological  progress Of humans rising from the humble worm Where is Evolution’s  grand success? Those who are imperfect cause distress Soon we want to murder the deformed Oh! crypto-theological  progress Evolution’s natural life works best Eugenics led to genocide … Continue reading

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Who does this remind us of?

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Our so called “Privacy”

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Not a clerihew

I went to university to study mathematics The performance of my teachers was  boring not ecstatic So then I   went to London to earn a little money While living with my husband who as usual smelled of honey Then we … Continue reading

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A man waits, sleepless, anxious and unsure

In the Garden of  Gethsemane A man waits, sleepless, anxious and unsure Wanting to escape his destiny From the Garden of  Gethsemane Oh,Lord,oh God, have mercy upon me Save me from the world’s barbarity. Make my heart and motives clean … Continue reading

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