Category Archives: villanelle

Where once we enjoyed many songs all gay

“The end is nigh” those preachers used to say To scare us into being born again I have a hunch they may be right today We’re coming to the Final Act , there’s no  replay This Play is ending, ladies, gentlemen … Continue reading

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For willed control  spoils what it hopes to find

I want to live and feel I am alive The carelessness of  politicians  fills my mind In  a better state, my  writing  thrives What actions I can take, I shall decide When all the thoughts inside my head unwind I … Continue reading

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Escalate  your glances peeved and sour

Is this a democracy which careless kills By war or by ignoring its own poor The undervalued, refugees, the ill? I know it’s easy  just to ask for pills Or of the mind unconscious make a tour Is this a democracy … Continue reading

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The terrorists are  those who rule our land

The terrorists are  those who rule our land More killed on Grenfell Tower than London Bridge !4 London  fire stations shut down Now May says   she will learn from what is found How did fire spread from one faulty … Continue reading

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We, refugees, must come to love alone

Underneath the shallow pools lies sand Where shells are  fractured by the ocean’s blows We learn soon what  being alive demands To bare feet on sunny days beckoned The warm wet trickles in between the toes Underneath the shallow pools lies … Continue reading

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I miss you, love, so slow the seconds wind.

It seemed to me  my vision and  my mind A template to project into the world Brought you into being by my side. I miss you, love, so slow the seconds wind. I crept into the space between the words I … Continue reading

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