All Bathed In The Blue Lights Of Progress

The flashing blues are out in force againTangible signs of background tension Usually hidden from the eyes of the currently-healthyThe warning signs are thereTo those paying attention; So the grand experiment beginsHas in fact already begunNo restrictions, no mandated isolationNo masksNo personal responsibility The whims of the masses go with the flowWhen it suitsSo despite … Continue reading All Bathed In The Blue Lights Of Progress

Into The Red And Back

Such is the convoluted and peculiar nature of it… There are decades where nothing happens,And weeks where decades happen, Just as there are vast swathes of country where nothing happens,And singular locations where a country's worth of history happens; Nobody asked for simultaneous global events,Successive disasters casting the previous into new perspectives,But this exquisite geographical … Continue reading Into The Red And Back

Smartphone Man

In some several thousands of years from now…A grave will be unearthed,A time capsule into ages past re-opened,The body of a prehistoric man revealed; It will be shown that burial practices in the 21st century…In some parts of the world,Dictated that human corpses be buried in the phone position, Stiffened limbs locked into place grasping … Continue reading Smartphone Man

An Historical Facepalm

Should I be doing my bit?To chart these events during this pandemic? Are we living through an historically-significant periodΒΉ,One which will be thoroughly scrutinised for the everyday truths? Honestly,There's not much there that I'd care to record,For 90% of what goes on is strawman-building,Strawman-burning,Emotion-inducing,Shit-stirring opprobrium,By the media no less; About 9%Β² is the drama of … Continue reading An Historical Facepalm