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“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
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
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
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
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