And More New Poems

Integrity Is that image really you?YouWho have considerable influence on the lives of othersIncluding meIt’s amazing how many places you visitIn a single dayEven more amazingIs the presence of cameras there to film youAre you really a convivial, caring, wise paragon of goodwill?Or are you nothingBut an icon with manufactured identity?I hear what you sayResponsesContinue reading “And More New Poems”

More New Poems

Greta Thunberg Bombs falling!Water bombsWhat deadly chaos!Just look at that rainThe world is grieving tears in floodAll those dwellings now covered in mudWreckage of lives floating down riversThat old woman was swept away tooMissed the safety her rooftop deliversNow can you hear Greta Thunberg’s warningStill echoing in the wind?Do you remember the abusive scenesThe daggersContinue reading “More New Poems”

Poems Dear Reader

Advice To The Mature SoYou are old my friend and sufferingFrom feelings of rejectionAwaken brave soul; it need not be soFor you have the power of experienceA might, a vigour, an energyUnknown to the poor, misguided onesWho think youth is the prime of lifeCome nowAnd let us consider the triumph of agePoliticians have crossed yourContinue reading “Poems Dear Reader”

Yes, Still More Poems

Discrimination O joy is mine in a lovely worldI am an adult maleMy skin is whiteAnd I am normal in every wayPlay tennis and golfWith a skill that matches my normalityWork with diligence in a bankControlling the lives of so manyWith overt good willAnd obeisance to all the rules of commerceHave an ideal homeWith aContinue reading “Yes, Still More Poems”

Poems Continue Further

Minister Of War You pompous bellicose clownOgre of deceitConstant source of calculated fearProclaiming that you keep our nation safeSafe from what?Your belligerence?The enemy you conveniently concoct?Danger is your mission in lifeYou see it everywhereAnd where it doesn’t existYou invent itTo justify your vast expenditure on weaponsThere’s a lot of profit in them isn’t there?Money forContinue reading “Poems Continue Further”

And Still More Poems

Iniquity Prattle on honourable memberYou servant of your own self interestYou missionary of greedGloss over the numbersAs if they were a necessary part of normal lifePraise the modellingAs if it were commandments from the mountainSpread your fallacious optimismAs if it were based on factBut people are dyingNowNot mere data, but peopleFellow humans who deserved toContinue reading “And Still More Poems”

The Best Words I Can Find

Ignorance And Bliss Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.Thomas Gray (1742) Knowledge is a dangerous thingTo the controllers of our livesThey are afraid of plebeian wisdomIt is a threat to their mission of powerTheir program of expansionTheir strategy of self-aggrandisementSo ignorance is the catchwordThe strategy denying our awarenessOur catalyst for a betterContinue reading “The Best Words I Can Find”