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Book Group

Each Tuesday in deep winter we met to read a book Each week we nominated the next to take a look And all our knowledge of our friends came from what they chose It told us of their secrets, at … Continue reading

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Nip Tuck

Just a minor alteration No need for such great vexation Nip and tuck, precise intent Know your money is well spent On your face or in your life I can skilfully turn my knife Anything you want cut out Will … Continue reading

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Swimming With Sharks

Their teeth are blunt these days Their slow approach is flawed It’s not what it used to be Machiavelli would be appalled Their schemes so obvious We’ve seen it all before Criminality so banal They only bend the law Their … Continue reading

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Nothing Personal

Nothing personal Wrong place, wrong night Nothing personal In a gaze returned Nothing deliberate In communion made Nothing legitimate In lessons learned Nothing personal In games we played Quite immaterial What we denied Nothing deliberate In trust so broken Nothing … Continue reading

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On Line Shopping

I’m an on-line shopping addict I love my DVDs New clothes on shopping networks Are guaranteed to please I hate to shop in stores now I loathe so much the queue And purchases delivered Every day are gifts to you … Continue reading

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Emotional Vampire

This vampire feeds On souls not blood On energy And care Its teeth are hidden In a smile That denies what’s Really there This vampire’s needs Disconsolate Will bleed your heart Till dry But any Reciprocity This vampire Will deny … Continue reading

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Matrix Musing

I’d like a hacker To break through The circuitry Of your mind The connections And coding Of your heart I’d like the hacker To tell me What is really Within Is there anything Except 0001100111 In endless And meaningless streams? … Continue reading

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Strange Haunting

I am haunted By a ghost Of a man Who’s still alive I do not know him Never will And yet it seems We are entwined His work is public Mine is private Yet still I find Some similarity Which … Continue reading

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Memory

Last night I dreamt of your house Like I was a ghost Visiting its past You were not there Only the memories Of the place itself Distorted somehow By the dream What does it say That my dreaming self Remembers … Continue reading

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The 1%

Rich Bastards Incorporated Smug and self satisfied Counting their riches Drunk on their pride Failure’s their talisman Profit from grief Got the predictions wrong? Act like a thief! Better to prophesise The weather next week Nothing much left in This … Continue reading

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