Tag Archives: Social satire

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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Flaneur :- Arts Council Funded

The gallery was crowded, the Flaneur felt a frisson of ennui, ” comment? ” his forefinger jabbed toward the photograph, a man apparently stood on a mat that was adjacent a bus stop, a casual reading of the tableau would … Continue reading

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Phone

A PICTURE so very BRIGHT, so very very COLOURFUL! The SOUND so very LOUD, so much NOISE! SHINING,DAZZLING, WHISTLES & BELLS! so very. . . the PICTURE drains, the SOUND fades, images vanish. . the battery, DIES.

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The Big Short

  Did they offer you a thought for all your pennies ? did they want your gold in exchange for a goose’s egg ? did they swap your silver linings for a sky full of clouds ? Would you trade … Continue reading

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Christmas

Ding ,dong ding ,dong all the bells are ringing , la – la – la la – la – la all the choirs are singing , about hope ,joy and love coming from heaven above , with the candlelights burning … Continue reading

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School daze ; ( An everyday School lesson )

” Is this a thinking lesson ? ” ” Will this help us in the exam ? ” ” Can’t you just tell us the answers ? ” ” Should I write my own opinion ? ” ” How many … Continue reading

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I ,Author

penniless , struggling poet writer ; I join the ranks of that legion of those countless figures who down the Ages since time immemorial have succeeded ; so valiantly so heroically , so ineffably and completely , to be but … Continue reading

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