Category Archives: sonnet

Beyond

Of Genocide.  who could sing or write Just silence,impossible and stark Yet was transmuted in a   poet’s mind Into a dance of final light and dark Walking to their death by Mozart’s  sound Their special prayers were offered,what great trust … Continue reading

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Awesome  now means  medium at best

Rubbish is  just something we don’t need Or something  not worth mending   we believe Where nonsense may be foolish talk or jest Or English humour at its lethal best There is no Judge, it’s people who decide Whether it is … 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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What nonsense

Writing nonsense is extremely hard Writing rubbish verses can annoy Nonsense has some style, some meaning too Gyre and gimble till the spies  find you Read aloud it makes me laugh and cry Borogroves are woods where mancipes die Wabe … Continue reading

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Rain

I’d like to melt into the slanting rain Be mist or fog so I  may feel less pain The   raindrops on the window tun like tears Who is weeping,  has some death occured? The strange eugenicist  just hired  has  gone … Continue reading

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We see what we expect

We are not false and neither are we true. We’re not propositions,I’m not you We have our different selves which are displayed In our manner  and in what we say To the teacher we may be polite To a shy … Continue reading

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In silent peace we humans pray

He explained to me that blossom trees are good Submitting to God’s will as Muslims should With reverence they shake their flowers and leaves Like  butterflies  on thread s and at their ease How should  we know what act is … Continue reading

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Inward

My eyes look inward as I concentrate I’ve lost my glasses,camera and my mate When I forget to mourn,I lose  far more When I weep again,they are restored I am not present to the world of sense Attention will be … 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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Shall I my life of evil start?

  Photo by Mike Flemming 2020.Copyright   When true love’s gone and doom hangs over head When life runs like a river to the sea Then shall I take new lovers to my bed? And with their carnal touch consoled … Continue reading

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My cat Ben

The first cat,Ben, was tabby, with great eyes On Sundays we took him riding in  our  car I used to wrap him in  a woollen scart For he was very small and very blyth Ben grew  up so he went … 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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