Category Archives: Culture

Summer ’68

We wrote our own history in an illegible script with broken pencils borrowed from empty classrooms; We lit our fuses with spent matches discarded by all our yesterdays; We sat and contemplated the gathering gloom, dark and heavy as velvet … Continue reading

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Broken Memories

The Chanteuse alone, crooning existential torch-lit ennui, marinaded in absinthed vocals, in the salons and bars of La Rive Gauche, domicile to flaneurs and bohemian confreres; she is wounding their hearts with visceral monotonous langour; amid smouldering pyres of  Gauloises, stygian-leafed frissons … Continue reading

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More Than Words

Those words that used to mean so much more back then, mean a whole lot less than that now; Keep on repeating repeating the words that you borrow and steal, keep repeating that till you’ve convinced yourself that you asked … Continue reading

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Night Listener

Listening to faltering surreal broadcasts serenading another Summer equinox, the composition’s title eludes him, Miles;haunting contemplative succinct flags down thoughts mimicking melancholy, Gil Goggins’ circumspect piano embedded in the spent day’s residue receding like the listener’s reverie broken by random … Continue reading

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Tell Achilles

Tell Achilles when you see him that we should all meet up again at our favourite place where we can have a few and reminisce about to-day; Tell Achilles that, will you? when you see him later; also tell him … Continue reading

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Click..

Screams get closer and louder, shouting and panic from up ahead, they’re straining forward to see; All around the familiar metallic sound, people on their phones click,click,click; They don’t know what else to do, Click, they photograph and they scream, … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Britain

Faded, forlorn the banners of our memories once held high now cast aside, cast down, trodden into the dust by legions of those who came after in ignorance; Even the ghosts have departed this empty husk of a once was … Continue reading

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