Category Archives: ethics

Watched by men who  look  without a face

Boris Johnson  thrown out by his wife Now he has a different tole in life He has a  girlfriend will he have more kids? Lucian Freud was  surely up for this They say he might have had perhaps  thirty   two … Continue reading

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We have no  reverie,  we have no time

Belshazzar saw the writing on the wall The words predicted death  and so it came The mightiest king is not  preserved from falls Is there  wisdom  in the deep that calls True scholarship  is hard , to name unnamed Belshazzar … Continue reading

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Song of the earthworm

They tell me that trees are a wonderful sight They have leaves hanging on them all day and all night. They tell me the golden sun shines in the sky It’s said to be so much brighter so high. I’d … Continue reading

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You have to laugh or else you’ll cry

    My image  of my own garden     Since my husband died I have been afflicted with recurrent UTI’s. This year  has been the worst I have only one  entire month  when I was well. Unfortunately   they affect … Continue reading

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What we women wear

Why are we still suffering for our appearance? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underwire_bra You may like your wife or partner to look like this but do you know what it feels like?[Though once or twice these wires have deflected bullets] never knew what underwires looked like until … Continue reading

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Dying  and we cannot say what for

Doubt and rumination  lose the war Tangle our emotions like barbed wire Dying  and we cannot say what for Too much thinking’ opens the wrong door Sadism to our self ignites hell fire Doubt and rumination  lose the war Do … Continue reading

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We won’t know if Hitler’s come back

Why  do you watch the news, mother It always makes you get so sad You wake up  feeling  in the pink Then all your spirits sink Don’t you know you can drive yourself mad? I saw you in the Hat shop this … Continue reading

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Whitman and Democracy

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/articles/151134/filthy-presidentiad-walt-whitman-in-the-aocracyge-of-trump?utm_source=Poetry+Foundation&utm_campaign=9043ea8aed-POFO-NOV-15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ff7136981c-9043ea8aed-185545637&mc_cid=9043ea8aed&mc_eid=548544474a   EXTRACT Walt Whitman is two hundred years old in 2019—and the bicentennial of democracy’s bard falls in the shadow of a demagogic presidency. John Marsh, in his book In Walt We Trust: How a Queer Socialist Poet Can Save America … Continue reading

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