Poetry Blogs (Newstory)
Of the man who maintained
That women should refrain
From applying their make-up on a moving train.
I ask where is your brain?
And how dare you complain?
And does your arrogance stem from a taste for cocaine?
You’re archaic forsooth
Sickening #metoo my back tooth
So yeah, you’re about to get burnt by the fire in this booth.
You claim that she’s uncouth...
Wednesday 5th September 2018 5:06 pm
(written in response to a news story in the Irish Examiner 9th May 2003)
Was it right to show all those bodies
in make-shift coffins, lined up like
so many bargains at a boot sale?
What’s happened to our humanity
when thirty-three elderly people die
and the focus is on the ‘exciting’ visuals
of a train hitting a bus – slicing it in half,
Tuesday 12th January 2010 2:58 am