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The churchbells shuddered

When God came down , the rivers overflowed Great trees were floating ,angled and exposed The houses broke up like a loaf to crumbs The hearts of humans  trembled  till they hummed The winds deceived, the gusts unmeasured stung The … Continue reading

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When God came down

We may know what’s right and still do wrong Greed and envy run our inner world Like a crazed drunk bee we like to sting Even as the blackbird is in song The darkness of the heart will on it … Continue reading

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No words

If we had no language,we’d be good No communication but by sense What devil conjured up the  demon word  Made our dealings complex and intense? No Tower of Babel, nothing but mud huts Caressing,kissing,kicking,  real contact Boxing,wrestling,killing the unjust No … Continue reading

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Like babies

Sunday dinner. roasted  spuds and meat Yorkshire puddings, gravy,pepper,salt These are what the English like to eat Though microwaves  may bring it to  a halt Roly poly,syrup sponge and cream Apple dumplings,marmalade on toast Men adore hot puddings gently steamed … Continue reading

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What is nonsense in the modern age?

To write nonsense one   must think it first Then translate thought into a  little verse But what is nonsense in the modern age? The more I hear, the more I feel enraged. Yet Lewis Carrol made a lot of notes … Continue reading

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O wounded heart

O wounded heart,I cannot heal your pain I shall bear it  as it still  remains But why should I forgive  the one who broke My tender  heart, my love and all I wrote/ The pride of men, the  anger soon … 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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In a tilted glass

The kaleidescope is  shaken,something moves Like the height of water in a tilted glass The beast approaches shuffling off its groove By poetry we cannot ever prove We hope for Evocation  like the Mass The kaleidescope is  shaken,something moves We … Continue reading

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Reason by its nature is not Art

Reason by its nature has no heart No soul,no body,faceless  but for eyes Feelings are made outlaws. love departs The schizoid self, the broken appetite The failure to acknowledge our own lies Reason by its nature has no heart Where … Continue reading

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The storm

The rain  has hit on my windows   with great force Like the horns of bulls  toss bloody matadors The Spanish rites acquaint us with  our lacks For in the end we by a horse are dragged The bull is strong … Continue reading

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Lucky is the conscript with his pun

Oh,false Britain when the sun was low Could you not bomb Auschwitz, torture den? Light blinds our eyes  yet soon the world would know I rarely see bare branches birch trunks, glow. Yet here they stand  like candles , who … Continue reading

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Where is paranoia on my sat nav?

Why have you not got schizophrenia? Because it wasn’t on the shopping list Why  the panic? No, it’s  a punnet  I want some nutter Do you mean butter?’ When I say nutter I mean it Do stop knattering What is … Continue reading

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