Tag Archives: Politics

No wonder I’m confused!

The years go by and things change at an amazing rate. (I hate the word amazing used too much). But in this case, amazing means what it has been, mind-boggling, confusing, and dazzling. Everything from politics to gender definition,  privacy, … Continue reading

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What do Trump and Putin have in common?

It’s now over a year since President Trump took office, and what a year it has been.  I argued then that perhaps his lack of orthodoxy might prove innovative in many ways and this, in turn, may prove of net … Continue reading

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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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