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”

Another Word With You

Kindness Kindness is a genus of loveNot passion but a form of caringThat puts another soul’s welfare in your handsYesterday I had my booster dose for COVIDAnd a blood test too, for other reasonsSuch a gentle nurse she wasSo skilfulSo attentiveSo trained to do the right thingMeticulouslyI felt safe under her informed guidanceAt times inspiredLikeContinue reading “Another Word With You”

Words Are All I Have

Weapons Of Mass Destruction O you, the builder of weapons of warUnder the guise of virtueClaiming to save the world from a non existent foeConjuring forth enemies in every closetTo make yourself seem alert and providentProudly proclaiming your planning skillCreating ways for the newly employed to killSigning treaties with belligerent alliesWho help you with fundingContinue reading “Words Are All I Have”

Yet More Words

The Angel Of Truth O lately have you seen the Angel Of Truth?It’s not surprising if you haven’tAs the brave soulHas been harassed by the forces of darknessDemonic figures scheming, conspiring, intriguing, connivingPlanning with ruthless aplombTo triumph unseen and surreptitiouslyOver the integrity of human existenceOn the heavenly notice board the Angel usesYou will find oneContinue reading “Yet More Words”

Some Words With You

The Gift Of Learning When I was young the world was very strangeI was often afraid of thingsThought some simple deeds were in fact a dangerMisunderstood reality more often than notMade mistakesAs frequently as I did what was rightNow in old ageI am moulded into a different existenceNot to imply mastery of my destinyBut simplyContinue reading “Some Words With You”