Hey There…

Endings Well here we are at lastSomewhereWorn out with lifeCast aside by chief executivesAs a penalty for ageingAdrift, but buoyed up by memoriesOf times that were differentOnce walking freely with no stickLeaping up stairs several at a timeHitting a boundary on that green swardTeaching as my other gameAlways employed when youngerIn classes that never endShoppingContinue reading “Hey There…”

More Political Echoes

Defence An amorphous concept, defenceSounds virtuousImplies danger from somewhereSuggestive of paternal regardA watching over of the vulnerableWith love and careBy loquaciously adept political figuresBut one moment pleaseWhat is the point of the weapons you make?Those jobs jobs jobsDoing thatMean big businessExpansion an ever present aimFor thatYou need potential enemiesFoesConjured forthMore often by myth than realityJeopardyContinue reading “More Political Echoes”

Yet More New Poems

Mission Statement Everything is a part of the economyBalance sheets determine all destinies these daysPeople don’t act with free will any moreThey simply obediently consumeBrains are no longer merely washedThey are dry cleanedSo you do as others wishAs fashionable consumptionWhile the state funds private powerSo rally round the flag boysYou journeymen with a missionPrivatise yourContinue reading “Yet More New Poems”

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”