Category Archives: ethics

Is politeness false

Do we have a  more real self inside, Fully grown and  smart  without  cruel wiles? Is politeness false and not just kind? Unlike kittens we are not born blind Yet  we speak in only screams and smiles Do we have … Continue reading

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Mary meets her neighbours

Sitting on the high backed,v Ercol sofa  in the large sitting room of her new neighbours Tom and Edina, Mary sipped at the PG Tips tea she had been given in a pseudo-art deco mug.The tea tasted pseudo as well! … Continue reading

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Won’t power

Willpower is a tool, but what’s its end? Hitler willed to make a perfect state The Jew, the gypsy and the gays he bound Thinking must be based on solid grounds If that is missing,madness is  our fate Logic is a … Continue reading

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Their own heart

Living with division in the self Two parts that can’t be joined by any wealth Worthlessness,  remote the place it starts Can we heal,rejoin the broken parts? Must we go back to  places where we failed Or be unfree, a … Continue reading

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The enemy of vision

The sacred heart fragmented does not awe Broken,lost, and trampled, global   wars. We worship our own selves, by camera formed There are no depths, no Saviour to be born The horizontal Flatland  where we crawl Does not encourage us to … Continue reading

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The fashion page

What to wear in winter, What to wear in Fall What to pay your bills with Money talk appals If you read the Guardian They keep you up to date One page is genocide Next how to find a mate … Continue reading

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When we bombed Iraq

Do you remember when we bombed Iraq? No doubt the war was for  the good of man Yeah, some would die,  and others feel their lack By and large, what does it mean to sack? Real  democracy  was said to … Continue reading

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We broke the symbols down and we are mad

Jesus   is not in the Sacred Bread Nothing  stays the same ,much as we hope He drowns with refugees,  he crawls in mud Life and God aren’t static.souls have fled Do not deny  the loss,  nor  its great scope Jesus  … Continue reading

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We left the  old Road Atlas in a box

London is bewildered by its roads The Circular, the North,the South,  the Codes The Morse  and the  Enigma Turing broke So now we have new bicycles with spokes Once we had the A to Z  in hand Turn it upside … Continue reading

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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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