Poem – Shiny

‘Look at all this shiny stuff we’ve won!’ Said the president. ‘Our trophy cabinets are filled to the brim – there’s never been a time or place in all of human history when they’ve been quite so full!’ Behind him, the cups and shields gleamed. Around him, there were no more staff to hear his … More Poem – Shiny

Poem – Invalidate

We’ll invalidate How you feel, As slippery as an eel, Your words they count for nothing, We will tell you they’re not real Invalidation Is an invitation For you to go away, Bother us not, Do not stay, Do not say How you feel For as slippery as that eel, We invalidate, Whatever you state … More Poem – Invalidate

Poem – My View

My view For what it’s worth Is that you shouldn’t bother, My view, For what it’s worth, Is go and find another, If they do not appreciate, The thing you do To please ’em, Then find yourself another line, For your departure Will not grieve ’em

Why I Write

The late, great George Orwell spent an entire essay on this. I plan to do it in just one paragraph.  “I don’t write for money. I certainly don’t write for the glory, for that’s the last thing you’ll generally receive. The things I write I view as tiny sentinels sent out like beams from a lighthouse … More Why I Write