Tinder Tower

It’s difficult for me to comprehend the suffering of those who were in Grenfell Tower when the fire struck. There are now many questions needing answered.  Reports are coming in describing what could have went wrong at Grenfell (the list is long).  There are stories of Government officials  ignoring safety advice in order to save money and cut corners. They wanted […]

I’m Alright Jack

Definition:  Alright Jack is a UK slang term used to indicate those who acts only in their own best interests even if assistance to others would necessitate minimal effort on their behalf.

I Care much. I’m

In touch.  I

 

Got mine. I’m

Just fine. I

 

have job. I’m

No yob. I

 

Vote right. I

Will fight. I’m

 

Robbed blind. I

Do mind. I

 

Won’t share. I

Don’t care.

 

Inspired by Gwendolyn Brooks, ‘We Real Cool’.

Saved by Men

Cinderella’s a role model – rich prince she did wed. So you must be a beauty to escape life of dread. Bookish Belle is a stunner – ugly Beast is not nice. So boys must be real handsome for girls to think twice. Snow White stays with men – who refuse to do chores. So to […]

The Dancing Spree

She’s on her way on this fine day; whilst the sea advances – expecting dalliances.   Her final drive; she’ll soon arrive. Pick a spot, set her free – on her dancing spree.   A sudden gust; scattered stardust. Off she flies forever – unknown endeavour.   My mother-in-law’s ashes were scattered on the beach today, […]