Arts and art

This is the future they painted, battleship grey and tainted by oil? The old masters, Whitehall bastards, but that’s up for debate…

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This amazing life

If you look you will find me looking behind me, but moving on forward to open the trail, and the ones who would follow far beyond their own torment could wash out their sorrows in the tears, I have spilled. there’s the future and we have it we only have to grab it and hold…

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The possible optimist

    When they say, ‘in the not too distant’ I wonder, how far does the future extend? and if it’s more than a days walk I don’t think I’ll bother at least ’til next Summer when the weather is warmer…

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Zebedee

  Kids play tag with holograms and Gran’s in a world of her own the cat’s got bionic whiskers and the dog feels right at home, but he’s really in a flotation tank in the local cryogenic bank. Social interaction is a distraction that takes your mind away from the virtual world that surrounds you…

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Sunday soap boxer

What was that about then? the millennium? do you feel you were cheated by the promise of a future? We got refugees and we welcome them, not for Christmas, but for the millennium. We got more beggars and not all of them choosing that lifestyle We got dial a doctor. chiropractor and they factor in…

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Spitting cobra’s

They do politics in triplicate a syndicate three card tricksters, politicians are mathematicians they fix the odds and the odds are we’re fucked the minute we vote for them. the alternative could be anarchy and that’d suit me because anarchists help the aged don’t they? I’m in two minds which is a bit of a…

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Evasive maneuvers

If you’re desperate and you need it then greedy don’t describe it, necessity being the mother of retention. There are falsehoods in the neighbourhood lies that fly through ties that wind us up. Modernism smells of new age schizophrenia but in reality it’s just another ‘ism that we deal with. fearful for the future? well…

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The depot

Do not disturb your future is keep off the grass. This is a life with the cork in sign languages win and the end is nigh. are these the VIP’s who get priority seating preferential treatment? what is meant by this anyway? Perhaps this is true and whatever we do it comes back to Perhaps…

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Two rivers

The prophecy borne out by a faith that is torn out when the City boys shout out the markets are down.   The future was here and now it has gone and gone and gone and it goes on and on, one minute or a moment for torment, either way tomorrow which never comes is…

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The youth tube

Don’t you get it? we sweat it they get it all     I won’t give in and be a cog in their wheels but it feels like I’m pushing up daisies, I’m not yet pushing twenty years   why is it they got plenty and I have porridge for breakfast?   Fears for the…

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Hiatus

It happens sometimes that the night fades and the light shines through the keyhole of your soul, but only sometimes. On our Summer holiday we used to stay with Grandma, got there in a bus because we never had a car and dad said, he could only drive tanks and that was back in the…

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