Tag Archives: Politics

And still, I am blind.

Sitting in the sun, we watch the shadows where the world scurries in the gutters of manmade cruelties.  Look away and see the comfort of your insignificant self, close your ears to the din of bombing and the screams of dying … Continue reading

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4th March 1789

That was the date the US Congress met in New York and issues amendments to the original Constitution of the United States. The second amendment states: “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of  a free state, the … Continue reading

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Brexit – Confusion – the poem.

Britain looks back to its former glory Revising history and dreams of epochs new Excluding friends and mistaking foes Xenophobes moaning about empty nursing stations Isolated, insular and dreaming still of money power Trading, trashing, cashing in and cashing out.   … Continue reading

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A new charter for the planet.

Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Monsoon flooding, refugee crisis not to mention the threat of nuclear war.  These are some of the catastrophes that face our planet this September day.  Add to that the deliberate acts of terror and one wonders if the human … Continue reading

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Poetry – harbinger of joy or tears.

Looking back at some of my  poems, none I may add, acclaimed by anyone, I am surprised at the ups and downs reflected there. There are many who find poetry a balm and sometimes a boost and even a spark … Continue reading

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Cowardice no substitute for leadership.

The President of the U.S.A. refusing to condemn right wing extremists after the foul altercations where peaceful counter-protesters were killed is a disgrace that the US does not deserve.  Surely now, this venomous clown is shown up for what he … Continue reading

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The arrogance of learning.

‘Sharing the capital of education.’ From across the pond, we hear of the chaotic White House, of Trump antics that never cease to amaze us, and we um and ah and ridicule this extraordinary man, the POTUS.  Not the sort of extraordinary … Continue reading

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