Batman RIP*

Batman and Robin? Wow! What a team!! -With cloaks, masks and tights To conceal the Dream: A lesson in life that crossed generations Courtesy of a TV station That brought this comic-strip pair to light To educate kids on Wrong from Right, Witty adversaries setting the scene With their cravings for power A crime-fighter’s dream. […]

Personal Geology

Domestic excavation is a challenge for my soul, The well-dispersed constituent parts contingent of the whole Reflecting my endeavours, pursuits of creativity, And spread about my living space with casual alacrity… My capacity for untidiness continues to exceed As though signifying some underlying pathological need As yet to be defined in print, a detailed diagnosis, […]

Authenticity

Time waits for no man, Or so I am told- The subtext suggesting we’ll all grow old If we are lucky enough to survive The multiple rigours of modern life: The chaps with the challenge of baldness and worse And women facing outcomes just as tough to reverse While from this fragile inevitability Emerges an […]

Authenticity*

Time waits for no man, Or so I am told- The subtext suggesting we’ll all grow old If we are lucky enough to survive The multiple rigours of modern life The chaps with the challenge of baldness and worse And women, outcomes equally tough to reverse While from this fragile inevitability Emerges an entire industry […]

Domestic Science

Mothers, Teach your boy-children To hoover in the corners The consequences otherwise Are hideous, I warn you. While radiant cleanliness Is worked around the centre A glorious halo will begin to emerge At the threshold where visitors enter, An every-greying border spreading out towards the skirting Which over time, undoubtedly, becomes rather diverting, While women-folk, […]

Division of Labour

Division of labour needs delicate balance, Too often the wrecker of modern romance With both teams silently competing Over jobs that daily need repeating Even though, if taking a survey, Each would declare for sure that they Loathe the housework Hate the chores Find Domestica such a bore, Would gleefully skip over the detail Risking […]

Chaos Theory

Division of labour needs delicate balance, So often the wrecker of modern romance With both teams silently competing Over jobs that daily need repeating Even though, if taking a survey, Each would declare for sure that they Loathe the housework Hate the chores Find Domestica such a bore, Would gleefully skip over the detail Risking […]