Archive for the 'Political' Category

Con-Demed

Friday, March 27th, 2020

The dead teacher hung from the rafters A distended face locked in agonising turn Students gaze glassy eyed uncomprehending As they return to a parody of education With all facts ripped from within The police office was garrotted Lycra tights of the sex worker cutting into a thick neck that was stuck out Trying to […]

New Dress

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

I bought a new dress It was silkier than I thought And when I put it on I can’t help but think That by the fashion police I will be caught You see it looks like it belongs to my 10 yr old Really will I ever be so bold As to don this lovely […]

Tolerance

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Tolerance of intolerance Is written on the walls And leads to blood once more Core entwisted to the noose Swings in the shadows of the age Once more fascism is the rage

isms cause skisms

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Isms cause skisms I’d rather have equality Cos people are people And should not depend on an identity Forged from labels others have given to them To stuff them into boxes and forget about them

Bedroom Tax

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

It was my husbands birthday He was 34 when they came a knocking at the door We expected Avon or Betterware Instead three kids stood there “Excuse me could you take our kitten please No sir it aint a tease Our mum says we’ve got to move soon We’re going to share a room We […]

Wars Grace

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Ribboned light locked her tight within a shadows embrace The embrace locked her place Within the loop of time Of such a time marked a crime Within a crimson tide Bloody tide, nowhere to hide Within this hell of now And as with now all shall bow To the queen of desire Of her desire […]

Ghosts of the Ghetto

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Ghost of the ghetto Your shadow is long Reaching the present In teachings and films Ghost of the ghetto The nightmares of man Clouding the mind Of one who was never there Ghost of the ghetto the I look to you Is my fathers fear Of you of the hate from which you grew Ghost […]

Burning Books

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Burning Books An idea is creeping This concept is bleeding freedom dry Bleaching our souls to dust Carving loveliness into nothing A vision is stealing rational thought Turning the good to turgid insipidness Leadership whips to spoil Leaving people and lands boldly strewn A nightmare is building out of the hate Filling the belly of […]

Societal Labotomy

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Society wields a lobotomising blade Severing self from self Pushing into isolated darkness That which needs the light Hiding away arbitrary bits For religion For the state For the neighbours Society self lobotomising Society self cannibalising Swallowing their victims whole Victims turned to automatons Living flesh – the machine Ordered and obeying Self lobotomising, self […]

The Mask of History

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

The Mask of History Is thick and sweet Sugar coated massacre Covering up injustice Offering the simplistic stylised view It is a mask of deception A mask of power and lies It is the war cry Remember And the Amnestist pledge The Mask of History Is carved from human pain Formed by arrogance And the […]