in time

concrete, glass and steel
put up lights, tie off with bow
still steel, glass, concrete

~

n.b. People raising glasses to Christmas on 2nd December, leaving just eleven months of the year festive free. This is in a country where a minority (46%) now identify themselves as Christian.

I don’t see or hear this much propaganda about any other belief system, other than Free Market ideology, obviously.

CLP 04/12/2022

on time

Friday evening rush
eyes seek out welcome embrace
nothing else matters

~

CLP 03/12/2022

on time

stand up, cut the knot
nothing is worth so much hurt
walk on, start again

~

n.b. Life’s too short to wait for everyone to move on.

CLP 02/12/2022

on time

She knows what she wants
She's learning how to get it

It's not his job to tell her
Not his job to show her

If he does, what will he learn?
What will he lose?

~

CLP 30/11/2022

on time

swimming in rivers
heart shakes, shock of cold water
alive, alive, oh!

~

n.b. For The Broads of the Broads, wild swimmers.

CLP 30/11/2022

on time

you, obviously
in such a rush to undress
I found a button

~

CLP 30/11/2022

on time

then it's yesterday
chronology fractured clips
sense of order smeared

~

CLP 27/11/2022

on USA

let's go shopping, dear
Walmart? have you got the list?
firearms and bullets

~

n.b. Mass shooting follows mass shooting. In between times, individuals in their homes, or out on the streets, are relentlessly slaughtered day after day.

The land of the fearful.

Support www.momsdemandaction.org

CLP 23/11/2022

on Ukraine

winter at window
breath clouds view, power unplugged
panes frosted over

~

n.b. Shadows moving in the shadows. Scorched Earth becomes Frozen Earth. Moscow’s cruelty has no boundaries.

CLP 22/11/2022

on Ukraine

with all eyes elsewhere
its raining heavily here
winter bombardment

~

n.b. The kind of rain that gets into and ruins everything; Moscow rain.

CLP 21/11/2021