Tagged*

What’s is a name? -Is it pride or shame? Is it your moniker That governs your fame? Or is your tagging The reason for lagging Behind in the workplace By implication of race? A curious question Of modern times, The stealth of selection A silent crime; Allegations quiet and clear Suggesting that might happen here- […]

Self Defeat*

Girls, girls, girls How has your place in this world Regressed beyond all recognition In the face of media competition Over just about everything From what to say to what to sing; From what to wear, how to style your hair, To how and what and whether to share The most intimate of personal details […]

Unique Difference*

Humphrey Numpty was not a shrewd guy. Tripped over most things, however he tried To stand straight and tall, Hoping not to appall By his lack of capability In the realms of practicality. Though he tried his best, things still went wrong, His woeful lament a plaintive song, ‘How sad am I!’ he sobbed to […]

George Street Vintage*

George Street Vintage is my choice of design house. Uniqueness of style for an interesting blouse As much a well chosen gentlemen’s shirt- (The buttons are reversed but that doesn’t hurt)¹. Enough of a choice not to suffer the indignity Of meeting someone dressed the same way as me (Which happened in a pub one […]

Good Old Sussex By The Sea*

The Palace Pier is back in town! Grab your beach gear! Come on down!! -Not forgetting your brolly and mac: It’s good to anticipate a weather attack Typical of British holiday resorts, Where Kiss-Me-Quick hats can still be sought But brollies and macs are much more the ticket For those imbued with British holiday spirit, […]

Mobile Misogyny

There’s a fair amount of fuss About watching pornography on the bus… It’s not something I’ve noted Being openly promoted Down on the lower deck Where people still use tech But mostly just to text or moan Broadcasting ‘I’m ON THE PHONE!’ For everybody and their spouse Leaving none in any doubt That, least of […]

Target Practice*

I’m heading for the doghouse… I haven’t done my paperwork: The consternation this aroused Suggesting that I shirk. A veiled accusation Exponentially up-scaled Because I dared to justify The way this has prevailed. I dared to stand my corner (Quite calmly, as it goes) Suggesting that I felt it best To first engage with those […]