I wrote my obituary. It was not much to behold Some lacklustre platitudes, a story untold Remembering days spent wishing … More
“And she never ran off?” “No! She was right in front of me!” “And now she’s?” “Gone. She just disappeared!” … More
So I must admit that I am a bit of a sheep; a conformist. My default colour is black – … More
How do you think?
Sometimes you miss your chance.. .
Does it ever really matter what they say?
After all, you do not know them anyway
Their pronouncements are mostly arbitrary
Forgotten quickly, totally unnecessary
Cheap wit, tiny thrill, easy scapegoating
A nice target, perfect for ego bloating
Fella, geezer, bloke, dude, monikers of the male
Strong, stoic, breadwinner, a very different tale
Don’t cry, be tough, fighting, tumble be rough
Eat meat, potatoes, bread, lift weights, be buff
Are you a man? Upstanding? Showing the way?
Are you a man? Rising early, working all day
Where did it go? What happened to the dream?
That future vision; promise of a world yet seen.
Past generations struggled, now it has mellowed
Life is less difficult for a pigmented fellow
Everyone has a mobile! Isn’t it great Talking all the time, catch up with a mate Call up your mum … More
“Commander! It’s gone! The ship has gone!”“Again?! They must know!” “I don’t think they do, though they seemed to have … More