Old Man Donald*

Dear Mr Trump,* I wonder if you know you seem like a chump..? For all your gesturing rhetoric, As a politician, you seem, well, Prehistoric… Perhaps because the front-line media Are wanting the facts to seem a bit seedier- Wanting the world to raise its eyebrow And ask out loud, ‘Lord, tell us how With […]

Abstainers’ Reprieve*

There are thirty-eight shades of Prussian Blue┬╣ But only one of Tory: The former a personal fascination, The latter a national story… England’s green and pleasant land Now resting precariously in Teresa’s hands While questions are asked across hallowed halls About how on earth this has happened at all… The British Public making it clear […]

The X Box*

Election Fever. A joust for National Leader. A vociferous creeping virus Multiplying to vex the best of us… The gradual emergence Of political insurgence A traditional, tedious And tantalising trick, Drip, drip, drip-feeding In passionate pursuit Of the job of leading Not just a troupe Of die-hard fanatics (Many with spectres deep in their attics […]

Own Goal?*

What a load of fuss Over a plume of hot air: A Man versus Woman Sporting affair… A casual remark Opined in humour Giving rise to outrage and defamatory rumour, The simple use of common words Distorted by criticism simply absurd All in the name of headline news -A curious and mildy questionable ruse. The […]

Star Spangled Statesman

America, America, My God!- What have you done Appointing Sarah Palin With her penchant for the gun To second-guess the monolith┬╣ You voted in as president? Are you truly ready to stand behind The things he represents? Are you selectively myopic, To his controversial topics Like the wall to stem the tide Of those who […]

US After Party*

Is it my business to feel incensed At the US decision with world consequence? Do I have the right to express my unease At a man who seems focussed only to please Those who follow in his wake And seemingly would not hesitate To sell his mother (though not his wife) In order to simply […]