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Earth is Burning

They say the earth is burning, But I don’t think it will affect me. It is quite cool where I live, And warming would be a relief. I don’t worry about rising oceans, Because I live on a big hill. … Continue reading

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Stupider than Stewart Lee

I’m too stupid to understand Stewart Lee. And his experiments with Brechtian Irony. He pretends to be cut from the same cloth As the smug bastards club of comedic sloth. Americans can’t understand the ribald sophistication Of the comedic genius … Continue reading

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Hagiography

In the Halls of Knowledge The Great Men shared their wisdom With emperors, kings, monarchs, and generals. Great women shared their insights and guidance, too, But their words are stored in different wings of the Great Hall. It was the … Continue reading

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(Dis)Associates

Straddling me, you shake your hair, grin, and gaze down. “What do you really want me to do?” you say. I really want you to become a fortress. I want you to be the wall against the hordes. I want … Continue reading

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Corporatocracy and Me

The East India Company was the first modern corporation, And it is credited with introducing the world to markets that are free, But it brought the free market enforced by the world’s largest standing army. It was the beginning of … Continue reading

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New Mills Festival Poetry Trail and Performance

I’m putting together a poetry trail for the New Mills Festival. The festival begins 14 September and runs for three weeks. Poem will appear in shop windows throughout the town. We will have a round-robin poetry reading for participants on … Continue reading

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