Bobby On A Bike*

Dear Mr No-Lights Smart-Arse Cycle Rider I wondered… Is this journey your final decider? Are you by nature a gambling fool Falsely imagining you’re actually cool..? -That people passing in the street Will part their ways in sharp retreat, Hearing the rush of air at their back, The reptilian hiss of rubber on tarmac, Feeling […]

Boris Johnson MP*

He’s no Slow Loris¹, is Boris,* Though certainly sometimes remiss In the way he proceeds with proclamations That sound like he’s taking the p*ss… His foppish, Saville Row countenance Cutting a superior figure As he perches on a bicycle² In the name of political rigour Though a character ripe for amusement And Publicity Seeker beyond […]

Blue Monday…*

Monday makes the week go round -Without much creative endeavour, I’ve found… News stories telling the same ol’ tales Depicting the ways that humans fail And saving just one small moment of joy -An irritatingly regular ploy As though this single-cell postivity Eclipses political proclivity, The moaning, groaning, monotoning A flimsy disguise for the human […]

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Money makes the world go round* The world go round The world go round Money makes the world go round ‘Til no more can be found. Then come the cutbacks Budget slashes Wise cracks Political meandering The back-biting And slandering The voices of nations Levelling accusations, The odds they are shouting A clear sign of […]