The Delicate Little Ones

The delicate little onesTurn upside downInside their fragile little homesGravitating over the earth. Trees, uprooted, lie.Monochrome televisions flickerAs the delicate little onesPut price tags on objects of no worth. The delicate little onesPass on their virusesAnd die little deathsBefore their defences can react. Lollypop ladies stand.Constellations fadeAs the delicate little onesSee family heirlooms ransacked.

My End-of-Term Report

a little plug (number 15); https://blog.feedspot.com/poetry_blogs/ *first three lines of every verse are from my primary school reports. John has worked well throughout the yearAlthough he tends to dream at times.Often puzzled by new ideas,His poems, occasionally, lack acceptable rhymes. He is beginning to come out of his shellAnd this is mirrored by his general …

Breaking News

People are gate-crashingthe politicians’ world partycracking open crates of aleand raiding refineries for gallons of oil. No one knows what fate awaitsthe fleeing President of the Big United Matesbut it is believed, doing a bunk,he may be in a bunker. Ordinary people, in so many words,have told leaders they’re a bunch of nerds.No one knows …