The Frog and the Scorpion Part II

It maybe part of our nature but we can still change. *** The frogs and the scorpions gathered side by side as they watched their beloved kin sink beneath the rushing flow of the river. The frogs bowed their heads and turned away from the scorpions. “Please!” said the scorpions. “Do not leave us. NowContinue reading “The Frog and the Scorpion Part II”

Economics Lesson

They taught me in Economics that money was infinite So why do hands curse and bodies curl, in boxes overhanging the highway. If money was infinite it would find them, would it not? It would flow downstream, flushing the  land with riches – fish, fowl, flowers, fancy  Did it get stuck along the way? DidContinue reading “Economics Lesson”

Sustainable Solidarity

Nations are only good for war,Parties good to divide and split.Until we work together as one,the Same will occurthe Always will stay,And only The Few will profit. ***** Short and bittersweet this week. I’ve been immersed in politics and reflecting on the phase our society is in. This would be what has been termed “DisasterContinue reading “Sustainable Solidarity”

Reminding The Forgotten

New poem: Reminding The Forgotten Part One * * Oh do sit down. You are spoiling my view. No-one wants to hear  From the Likes of you.  * Please take your rants  and your large-lettered cards.  And stand over there  Where the other ones are: * The sad and the mad ones  that couldn’t quiteContinue reading “Reminding The Forgotten”

United Not Divided

Divide Defied Decide What side Desist Resist Insist In this Divine Define Refine In time Inside Refind Remind Our kind Relate Innate Debate Our fate Reveal Unseal Unsee We’re free Our Fight Our Might Our Sight Unite! Video version below:

Your beauty radiates.

For the Youtube version please click here. My latest poem, below, which follows on from my most recent post, is a reflection on the messages we receive every day about who we should be and what we should value – money, fame, power, success. All of these messages, and the constant bombardment of such, canContinue reading “Your beauty radiates.”

Post-Truth Britain

“We will care for you, if you can afford it Wrap you in cotton wool, priced by the foot In post-truth Britain, you will be safe, if we like you If not then you’ll be on the next boat Back to Europe. the failed experiment To the friendship we have dismissed Doesn’t matter how longContinue reading “Post-Truth Britain”

System theory

Art is the system learning about itself It is learning that its actions have consequences It is learning that what it values changes as energy moves through its being Art offers the systems opportunities to check and review It is why artists express their inner world It is why writers and poets write about beauty,Continue reading “System theory”