From the land of the wall wishing brave,
where braves are no longer welcome,
or this, our island of explorers
who now wish these sea shores were
fringed with endless rows of closed doors,
have migrated many mantras of woe
fired forth from the business of diplomatic show.
And so, below the same stars
beneath which some mothers starve
- but not ours -
Friday 22nd September 2017 9:34 pm
On two summer days
were casualties of Hell itself embodied on Earth
the pride of a foreign power
raised cities to ashes
scorched shadows into the soil
Between October 1962
and November 1983
the World faced exinction
day to day
minute to minute
all for the sake of
the pride of two foreign powers
On July 18th 2016
Tuesday 19th July 2016 11:12 am
They found a mint condition MX Peacekeepr missile.
Fover two decades the peace had been kept.
They fired the damn thing at th...
Friday 5th July 2013 10:53 pm
staggered by a blow
six hundred million times more
fierce than the first time
man delivered a sun
to bloom and scorch upon her loam
no fire this time in shattering waves
though now, as then, so many souls
vanished from this tangent
and the swallowed star,
made on earth, extracts the same
deadly half-life toll
Friday 24th August 2012 10:04 pm
"We Reap What We Sow" - Japans Tsunami and the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster 2011
The recent nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan in the wake of the recent earthquakes and tsunami shows what folly man has to think that he can contain forever and in all eventualities the power of nuclear energy.
No one thought of the force of a tsunami wave breaking the cooling system on th...
Friday 10th June 2011 11:11 pm