Category Archives: Politics

Martyrdom

Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Caravaggio My article on martyrdom down the ages – and reflections on Ukraine – published here by The Fortnightly Review. And here is my poem for Shireen Abu Akleh, a martryr in my time. More … Continue reading

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Shireen

x You journos, you’re poets on active duty, For you can get disappeared, positively aimed at, Even with PRESS writ all over you. Maybe even because…. Today you’re Al-Jazeera, tomorrow Some scruffy independent. x And then you have your caricatures … Continue reading

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EXISTENTIAL BANALITY

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Birthday Poem

We are gathered outside the magistrates’ court To witness justice wither away. Barristers with black sling-bags and grey Drainpipe suits slink inside past officials today As we listen to the Grim Reaper Analyse the truth’s ignominious departure. Big lorries blare … Continue reading

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A Staged Ukraine?

I found this perception @Robert-Self I thought it made two stunning points to consider. Also this was what Kim Iverson found.

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I Love Russia!

I love Russia. Wonderful people, wonderful dancers, wonderful minds. I am sickened by Western hate-propaganda instigated by the mass media and by our corrupt leaders. I recall with huge fondness my one performance in Russia: Homage to the Horses of … Continue reading

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Matching Democrats

Hillary matching James Nares. Hunter Biden and his art. References: https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/hillary-clinton-washington-home-photos/index.html There’s a new artist in Town. The name is Biden. Adam Popescu, New York Times, February 28, 2020

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

People may dismiss my distrust of Bill Gates as conspiratorial, but wouldn’t I be even more spooky if I were to endorse his projects?  This thought inspired the following poem: x THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL x We believe … Continue reading

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“Children’s shoes have far to go.”

“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.” Boyd K. Packer Watch Jack Chapple. x CHILDREN’S SHOES x Have far to go, And the road stretches Ahead of them All the way to infinity. x Romper … Continue reading

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Is There a Third Way?

A few months ago, as a joke, I suggested the start of The London Party, but I have been watching the astute Kim Iverson discuss a coalition of right-wing libertarian and socialist factions in US politics. Recently for instance, Ron … Continue reading

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