Find an island teetered
On frightened migrants, barrels of oil,
And African diamonds.
Find a child swathed in red water,
defiled by the law of the man up top,
pockets heavy, conscience ready
to burn and claw at power
To grovel, devour
To fester in Westminster
the cries of innocents
talked around, spat on
With self-serving ambivalence
A game of bla...
Wednesday 11th January 2023 6:22 pm
Like tiny ants we scurry
Between skyscrapers of grass,
Peeping about - a human worker class.
Watching ourselves surpassing all limits,
Creators of structures, cultures, unimaginable wonders.
Finding God thriving within us.
Do we think the ant knows of it’s impending mortality?
Knows it’s destined to a life of sheer ephemerality?
Or knows it’s intricate c...
Tuesday 23rd August 2022 1:17 am
I think I found the chink in the armour,
I think I found your disguise,
I think I found what lies beneath,
The true character behind those eyes.
A slip of the tongue whets truth’s cruel form,
And shows me what had yet been unseen,
The wrong choice of word, adjective, verb,
Makes dirty what once had shone clean.
And with that mistake, a whole character shifts,
Monday 22nd August 2022 2:30 am