Jul18

This BE Our Verse. My parents did a good one on me, with alcohol and adultery. I was lost when their marriage sank, like a refugee from the West Bank. Being stateless can be liberating despite the dictating and berating. It can lead you on to truthfulness, if you are only willing to confess, as…

Dec23

We’ll take tea at the hour on brisk mountain walks, Plot routes around rivers to stalk the poor storks. Our balls are divine, so mellow, so swinging, We dance in formation accompanied by singing. Helping the poor in decrepit, old houses, Rearranging their rooms and sewing their blouses. We like nothing more than riding in…

Dec16

Mr Adams brewed all the tea Beneath the waves of Boston Bay. The boxes burst in disarray Staining brown the turbulent sea. Harbour now snarled with floating debris, And composed in his rebellious display Mr Adams brewed all the tea Beneath the waves of Boston Bay. This grasping English tax policy Triggered mad colonial melee…

Jul18

The Irony of OfficeThe meat in this dish is lust!I suppose it means we need to chew it overBefore we swallow it down.It’ll give us ulcers.It’s fatty, too, like bacon.It has the consistency of treacleAnd the tartness of unripe grapes:Shrinking and shirking.It’ll be easy to tread those grapes -Ferment them into a sweet being,Making it…