Monthly Archives: December 2015

SOMETIMES i GET VERY ANGRY

FOR A SECRETARY OF STATE We did not choose to know. He did not lie Precisely. Talked of overwhelming need For change. ‘If you would garden you must weed’ He never said he wished that these would die. The old … Continue reading

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Just as I am getting over the cold from Hell, a request poem…

POEM FOR AN ASTRONAUT All of us fear to, really want to go Beyond the storm clouds out beyond the air No troubles because little else is there. Beneath the human world rotates so very slow It almost sleeps and … Continue reading

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They are tearing down the Munchen

LESBIAN BAR FIGHT 1987 He took a long draw of his cigarette then threw it in my former girlfriend’s hair affronted she ignored him. We were there me, her, her current girlfriend. I forget what I was drinking. Had to … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE QUARREL WITH OURSELVES WE MAKE POETRY

SYRIA DECEMBER THIRD My words are useless. They will not prevent a single starving child or stitch in place an arm torn-off or smooth acid burned face or turn aside the bloodiest event heart can conceive. Perhaps announce my grief … Continue reading

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Too sick at heart to write well

To 67 Labour MPs Gold tongues and lion hearts are worthless trash. Virtues that history will not recall. We do not care what reasons made you fall. Ambition, pique, or principle or cash. It is the crime and not the … Continue reading

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End time bollocks

Here’s another amplification. As I understand it, one of the differences between Al-Qaeda and Daesh/ISIL is that both have an end time theology but that Al Baghdadi believes himself entitled to declare himself caliph with minimal authority from theologians and … Continue reading

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More Jarvis bollocks

Some amplification. Intelligence about command and control is of two kinds. 1 Electronic tracing of GPS chips etc. This tells you where the chip is but not who is there with it – thus, blown up hospitals and schools readily … Continue reading

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