Monthly Archives: October 2016

A hastily written rubbish topical poem on the proposed commissioning of a new royal yacht

“How enhance trade with friends o’er the water? Taking advantage of Wills, Kate and daughter?” “Steady on chaps you know what we ought to,” Quoth one quaffing toff, his nose terracotta. “To plug British stuff from farmer or potter At public … Continue reading

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Memories remembered

You know the sequence in Ratatouille? The critic attends the restaurant and asks for ratatouille. He takes a mouthful. And we fall, viewer and character together. We fall through the years, into his childhood. Proustean. That’s what the reviewers said. … Continue reading

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Citizen of nowhere – a hastily written vaguely topical poem

Seems I’m a citizen of nowhere Which is really no bad thing ‘cause the PM leaves me in despair With her sleazy kipper fling.

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Station, 1st October 2016

In front of the disaster memorial Held safe by an old brick atop the wall A spray of flowers wrapped in cellophane Marking where he stepped in front of the train.  

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