Archive for February, 2010

Obesity Time Bomb

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 28, 2010 by dc

They got confused and started screaming
As fat kids with rucksacks boarded the train,

They had only ever read headlines
Fed on butchered news bites and fear,

At least their shame was laughable,
The kids were shedding tears.

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In the Dead Hours

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 21, 2010 by dc

How can the future taste of beef
When everything usually tastes like chicken?

Is the Queen really a lizard?

If you take away snow from a blizzard
Is it just a gale force wind?

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Bending Your Neck

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 13, 2010 by dc

Look down at your feet,
There’s a map of blue veins
All leading to dead ends,

Look up to the sky,
Clouds move as you breath.

There’s a beauty in bending your neck.

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Gorilla Daydream No.3

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 9, 2010 by dc

The rumbling pauses
Silence is paranoia
I shout to be heard

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Library Cabaret Brigade

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 1, 2010 by dc

They tap into the hope
Of the biscuit dunking
Library cabaret brigade,

They make them think that they’re saved,
All tombola tin rattles
And welcome home parties

For bodies in bags,
And the prayers that they kneaded
Into cakes are now bleeding

Through the baking tin corners
That have long since served purpose,
Like broken toy soldiers

Alone in a loft,
Snapped up in boxes
Estranged from their tears.

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