Modern History

To film or just to intervene? To capture or to interrupt some potential historical scene? To risk your reputation in a tricky situation Simply for the ignominy Of being broadcast on TV In one of those hideous ‘real-life’ documentaries To be passed unedited down through the centuries. Unedited records so transparent As to leave a […]

Official Secrets*

It’s not what you do It’s the way that you skew it- The stories appended To help folks construe it, Creating an alibi Simply to justify A personal peculiarity, The way you want the world to be; A clearly defined but circular view, A vision of life down a cardboard tube, Something critically worthy of […]