20.6.16

13.6.16

Thursday, 23rd June

Normal Service will
Resume after the voters
Have cast their ballots.

or is it

Will Normal Service
Resume after the ballots
are cast by voters?



7.6.16

3.5.16

27 Long Drive

On leaving THE RED COW, Pontsticill:

You say "Home now, Mum".
But it's not the home you knew.
To her it's Greenford.

It's Long Drive, Greenford;
Mum's home, sixty years ago.
A long drive, Greenford.




23.4.16

POTUS SMOTUS

President Barack Obama.
Oh, what a drama!
America's friends he'd advised not to drive and drink
Accused him of doublethink.




15.4.16

YOU ARE HERE

Sagan's Pale Blue Dot
All but lost in dark vacuum
Which Nature abhors?

 

or do you prefer:

On Carl's Pale Blue Dot
Humankind's loneliness
Scars souls' unity

  

Carl Sagan's original Pale Blue Dot
 

24.3.16

227, Strand

James Gillray
Elicited much dismay.
Dis may ruin careers;
Dat may incite sneers.

1804

or?

James Gillray
Elicited much dismay.
Dis may provoke tears;
Dat may end careers.

1792

or perhaps?

James Gillray
Would spy a boon in Teresa May.
Her
He'd caricature.

1805