Worth The Walk*

Is being active politically a civic responsibility Or just something we learn about from radio and TV…? The Right To Vote hard-won for women While taken for granted by men- But what point in raking that old argument out of the dirt again? This postmodern age, a life without limits: Is freedom too easy when […]

Worth The Walk*

Is being active politically a civic responsibility Or just something we learn about from radio and TV…? Newscasts spreadind the word by degree With little recourse to the history: The Right To Vote, hard-won for women While taken for granted by men- But what point in raking up that old argument again? This postmodern age, […]

Unsoliticited*

I find it creepy when uninvited emails arrive With my name so prominent and purposefully inscribed As though the Marketeers believe They’re fighting a battle especially for me And maybe I’ll just take the bait Because they say I’ll miss it if I hesitate… Whatever they’re selling, However compelling, I’m duty-bound to look and see, […]

From Pen to Ether*

History is taking a turn for the worse, Blighted by the Electronic Curse Of instanteous satisfaction Generated by all that keyboard action. Children able to type at speed Parents proud and taking no heed Of implications to manual skill While passively paying ridiculous bills To keep up appearance with upgrades and versions In order to […]

Secret Service*

Espionage was a game for the boys With their gadgets, magnifiers and walkie-talkie toys, While girls (back then) were traditionally led In the business of domesticity instead…* Which, perhaps. is were it all went wrong? The same-old, same old, game old song Of gender specificity Remained a mystery to me. Though maybe not so much […]

Patronage*

I can’t help but wonder (as you may come to expect) How educational jargon can pass as politically correct The current state of our so-called concern For those on the list as failing to learn At least, in accordance with State Education The Golden (fleece) Standard of this inglorious nation Is Special Yes, SPECIAL…* We […]

Weather Report*

Boat Building for Beginners┬╣ Would seem the way to go, With regard to the weather reports Across television and radio… Hurricane Michael leading the pack, Whipping across the USA. Laying waste to man-made construction Then trying to wash it away. Planet Earth is figthing back, Systematically provoked by human attack: The plundering of land and […]