Category Archives: reflections

The lore and lure of numbers   like strange fish

Infinities  of  different orders point Like signposts on tbe hills where walkers pass To  places where  just gods were pleased to haunt The common sense reproach will ever taunt Those who sail on other seas  unclassed Infinities  of  different orders … Continue reading

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The best of  our goodwill ‘s already wrecked

Heil , O  Johnson liar and right wing crook I wonder what they’ll write  about you next As you   dictate to us,will we be hooked? The Germans knew their leader wrote a book You may send out vitriol by text. … Continue reading

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I feel as  if the world has turned to mud

God has  changed my mind   and I feel odd I guess it takes a while to re-adjust I don’t remember all the words I read I feel as  ift he world has turned to mud Take it blind or take … Continue reading

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The ladder

I fear  to stand up  tall on this new earth One hand is on the ground,  my back is bent Shivering fear, excitement, what’s  this birth? I climbed , like Wittgenstein, a ladder’s worth Then threw the ladder down   as … Continue reading

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What comfort could I  bring  to the Unknown?

I have spent  a hundred nights alone No face to greet  me  when my dreams depart No comfort  from the warmness of your arm I  hear your key  but it’s a false alarm A tear runs down  my face  and … Continue reading

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What time  is left, has Palestine grown roots?

Oh,Mandy’s   here displaying   her white boots She  sees disintegration,loss   and new despair Douglas-Hume  starts  wincing on my roof My eyes were open, dignified, aloof Edward Heath, man, give me my  bus fare! What time is right for  docketing the truth? … Continue reading

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Sulking

As respite from  my work, I tried to sulk I  practised ,  it became my  art and life I never spoke but glowered like a pike Till  the  cat’s claws lit up like street lights You  cannot sulk  alone, so … Continue reading

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The sun as hot as tempers and our rage

The sun as hot as tempers badly frayed Makes little lamps  gleam on the holly leaves While adults quarrel , children cannot play. We are nervous who can  we believe? No-one knows  for sure how we should live. The sun’s … Continue reading

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Struggling up the mountains like a snail

Lost and found and lost and found again Struggling up the mountains like a snail So much suffering in the world of man Must there be a meaning to our pain? Empathise with Jonah in the whale! Lost and found … Continue reading

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Impels, propels

Hatred both anonymous and vile Circles round the internet  and spreads To cruel acts ,to forums full of bile Without our knowledge it may hurt a child Making  nightmares active in  small heads Hatred both anonymous and vile   Could … Continue reading

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