Category Archives: reflections

Christ came down  as weak as candle light

In a stable with no heat or light Who will celebrate the birth of God When we each deny our rage and spite Psychosis swallows up  the dark of night The star that shepherds saw  has filled with blood Above … 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 may miss the  very clues we need

Emotional claustrophobia is widespread We fear   our feelings,fear the sudden dread We swing between attraction and dismay Others have been seen to sink to prayer Yet all alone at Xmas we are sad Even   our other choice was dread People … Continue reading

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This frail membrane  is our boundary

My room is warm and comforting and light This feels  like kindness , brings my skin delight I remember  being held in loving arms And soothed by songs  as sweet as any balms Let the lamplight run across  the eyes … Continue reading

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Well as it’s free we do not have to pay

I went to vote, the queue ran down the street Strange to see the British change their ways None were holding phones  nor were there bleeps Eager faces, animation sweet Well as it’s free we do not have to pay … Continue reading

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I shan’t be alone

In my coffin I will have no phone At last I shall be free  like  new born babe But how will people hear my mobile groans? Who shall write  my story on a  stone? I can’t ring Emergency  for aid In … Continue reading

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When after death I lie deep in the earth

O happy worm that of  my flesh might eat When after death I lie in deep in the earth My bosom,hands and eyes  become your meat You have no sun as you enjoy your feast And none is  chosen as … Continue reading

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Mary needs a lock on the door

The doorbell rang yet again.Mary crept into the hall and saw through the  little window  a young man with a van marked Maypole Locksmiths.She opened the door and explained she could not lock her door with a key but only … Continue reading

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