Freeing the radicals

jeezyesterday I was five and now I am sixty-five, well almost and that’s nearly ready to throw it all in and give up the ghost, but before then I shall be fifteen again, oh can you remember how those hormones flew around your system,I can and now they crawl like a baby or more like…

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Some of my best friends

Don’t look and you won’t see.how mental illness is affecting meand mostly we never do unless ofcourse it’s youand youand youand who knew how many were sick? it’s him and not the wrapper orher and what’s inside herthat we should care about,but we hardly see and never willuntil weand we and me and youbreak through…

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Building tombs

I can see what’s new inwhat people are doingwho’s watching who flew inand all on the internet, no need now for real interactionI can just plug in and play andthatis the attraction, one day we’ll all fly solowith everywhere to go andno one who’ll know us and that’ll be a shame…

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The track laughs last

The racing certainty that you assured me couldn’t lose, lost. it cost me a packetgiving rise to the thoughtthat racing’s a racket.and the horsesare in on it…

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Birthday honours

Were you missed off the list,did the Queen forget you too?I expect that she’s got a lot on her mindand could find time to remember us all. But we all deserve a medal forkeeping our foot down on the pedaland not giving in…

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From the positi=ve terminal

..and you say, it’s Friday and wonder which way the wind blows,at this point no one knowsbut I suspectit will come in from the East, show me that signfrom the Maginot line,something I read long ago, she should know memore so than I knowmyself,and it is the weekendfor friend and foe alikelay back andenjoy…

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The scrap merchant

Out there on the wasteland making my own little island and waiting for the tides to take me away, remember grey? I do, it’s like yesterday flooded the arena and I, the last gladiator was covered in mud, It’s good here, said the hyena to the Rhea and then ate her,life goes on everywhere and…

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