Tag: Politics

Dark Clouds

Dark clouds hover over us latelyone of such has cleared – Iberiberism.When we were about to enjoy blue skies again,another cloud sets in – Hopeism. With faith borne out of decades of resiliencein due time this too will clear“How can you be confident about… Continue Reading “Dark Clouds”

Partisan

You, campaign for themspend time, money andenergy to sell them to othersdefy logical arguments to win votes,bear the brunt of waiting endlessly,under very unfriendly weather conditionsto thumbprint, to bequeath them power. They promise to better your lot,swore by their mother’s graves andvowed to offer… Continue Reading “Partisan”

Nightmare

Do you believe a soncan solemnly love his mother –bleed for his motherland and republicin the very heartbeat of his soulyet repeatedly betray n’ rape her?You’ll say nay,never mind how bizarre, illogical,foolish, spiteful or unthinkablebut men do it, I’ve done so,you’ve too, we still… Continue Reading “Nightmare”

America First

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The Man Who Dares …

It is not the critic who counts,not the man who pronounceshow the strong man stumbled,where the doer of deeds fumbledor could have done them better.Credit belongs to the man – the pacesetterwho is actually in the arena, in the mud;whose face is marred by… Continue Reading “The Man Who Dares …”

A Sermon

7 Social Sins there are:Wealth without work.Pleasure without conscience.Knowledge without character.Commerce without morality.Science without humanity.Worship without sacrifice.Politics without principle. Copyright © Frederick Lewis Donaldson |1925 Frederick Lewis Donaldson (1860-1953) was an Anglican priest, well known as the Red Vicar of St Mark’s Leicester, and… Continue Reading “A Sermon”

War is for the Poor

Vultures don’t feast on the caravans of the affluentFlies and worms banquet pleasurablyOn the carcasses of the vulnerable,War is for the poor.Guns and bullets prove their mightOn the harmless bodies of the poorMass graves willing to embrace their bodiesWar is for the poorWar does… Continue Reading “War is for the Poor”

….everywhere

Pocket lawyers everywhereRolling out conflicting analysesOf a seeming jurisdictional muddleLilly-livered politicians everywhereAuctioning their oscillating loyaltyLike a piece of cloth in a market stallEmpty minded masses everywhereBlown hither and thither like leavesTanned carton brown by miseryAnd the scorching heat of tyrannyLife is a teacher and… Continue Reading “….everywhere”

His first coronation…..

His first coronation…..was loud and boisterous,faraway folks dancedin joyous rhythmin celebratory backslapping. Emotions were infectious,‘twas a new dawn for Change.Lost in momentary covetousnessmany suspended their reasoning. Some trekked long distancesin jubilee of a new King’s ascent.The trekkers are still on the move,I suppose. Many… Continue Reading “His first coronation…..”

I’m a citizen