Nods off occasionally

Saturday nightand we’re all staying home,right? Outside,the air is as crisp as a new fivepound note,as I wrote that I realised the notes arenot crisp anymore,they’re tacky and plasticky anddownright nasty, but warm indoors by the firewith wine to test and to tire me,and with a goodnight kiss to the familyhe drifts away quite dreamily…

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The ants in amber

You want to shrug it off,but do you think thatyou’re big enoughto beat this on your own? are we there yet,get set, go.nowe are not andnowhere near, last year, that past year has cast fear upon this year,can you see a pattern emerging?seemingly endless funding,gatherings shunned inthe media, allbecoming social pariahs,liars in the government?they really…

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