Category: Poems

Brexit: All Words and No Pay

Politicians know how to duck and weave,

Which is how we got to Remain or Leave.

Brexit – our time to ‘take back control’,

Solve all our problems with one simple poll.

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Visiting Grenfell


It all looks so different today,

that  smoking charcoal block,

now pale, swathed in creamy

covers rippling in the breeze.

At the top, the banner of green:

Grenfell Forever in Our Hearts.

The words descend in silence,

stirring memories of that night.

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” No Comment”

 

And is it true you made it up,

Spread those lies, blamed the fans,

Called them drunken hooligans?

No comment! No comment!

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Tourist or Terrorist?

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I wander in awe around the city,

Those artisan arches and avenues,

Classic sights along the snaking Seine,

Pausing to admire the iconic tower.

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