May31

In Bonzo we trust, beating downThe throb of kick drum, poundingIn the ears of great ape in carSending right-hand punch resounding. Clint Eastwood, American actor and director, was born today in 1930. John Bonham, English musician and songwriter, drummer for Led Zeppelin, was born on this day in 1948.

May30

This maid is made of sterner things:Her sword is sharp enough to sliceThe eggs that sprout long spindly wingsAnd cut to shreds his vague advice. Joan of Arc, Heroine of France, Maid of Orléans, died on the stake today in 1431. Peter Carl Fabergé, Russian Jeweller, was born on this day in 1846. Voltaire, French…

May29

They say don’t look back in angerBut that’s all Anakin can do.The bitterness swelling withinMakes trial by jury fall straight through. W. S. Gilbert, English dramatist and librettist, died today in 1911. Noel Gallagher, English singer and musician, was born on this day in 1967. Sebastian Shaw, English actor, director novelist, playwright and poet, was…

May28

The true Kylie is quite upsetWith his misogynistic way.In all his books the girls are toysIn men’s childish, contemptuous play. Ian Fleming, English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer, was born today in 1908. Kylie Minogue, Australian Singer and Actress, was born on this day in 1968.

May27

In all the days of old he made his kneelingThe crux of all the hurt that he was feeling.In darkened rooms he feels a sudden swimmingSensation the appears as lights are dimming.And then he’s on the floor without a warning,He sees the ghosts of friends begin their mourning.The crimes of mafiosos are appallingAnd soon beefed…

May26

They fall upon the pen in times of needAnd crave the ink sinking stains on the skin.The crisp of white curling up at the edgesAllows them both to exorcise their sin. Simon Armitage, English poet, playwright and novelist and current Poet Lauriet of the United Kingdom, was born today in 1963. Samuel Pepys, English politician…

May25

Stepping out of the wardrobe,He realized he was in the wrong franchise.An amnesiac spy punched him in the stomach:That’s the price you pay for passing. Ian McKellen, English actor, was born today in 1939. Robert Ludlum, American Author, was born on this day in 1927.

May24

It’s only time that moves the rolling dunesAnd time that counts the beat of jazzy tunes.A cross pinned to the breasts of braver gentsWill keep their hearts beating through all events. Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom and Ireland, was born today in 1819. Bob Dylan, American composer and musician, was born on this…

May23

The Jolly Roger flying highAmong the tack and stunsails.The dread is red upon their lips,The brown drips down their coattails. Roger_Moore, English actor famous for his role as James Bond, died today in 2017. William Kidd, Scottish sailor and pirate, died on this day in 1701.

May22

Strangeways and Holmes were supping their WhiskeyWhen Watson came back to their rooms.In the throws of their wild drunken stuporTheir bulldog got drunk on the fumes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, English author famed for his creation, Sherlock Holmes, was born today in 1859. George Best, Northern Irish Footballer, was born on this day in 1946….