Earth’s Destruction


A comet observed in space
on a pre-ordained course,
is knocked off course
smashing into a dead planet.

Rain clouds of meteors
from the dead planet,
are sent hurtling through space
smashing into the sun.

Earth; once a living planet
temperatures keep on rising,
man forced to live inside
waiting for recovery.

Factory Closure


The factory is all but still
no orders to be dispatched,
those on the picket line
will be the death of us all.

Lorries and trucks
turned away from the gates,
no admittance for deliveries
no supplies, as we run short.

We all want a good wage
we all agree with that,
but any job is better
than no job at all.

The union man comes out
his face said it all,
they won’t negotiate
so its dole queue, for you.

Creature Comforts


He kindly took me in
when I had nowhere to go,
for I had been driven out
by the family dog.

He gave me shelter
when it rained,
he gave me warmth
when it was cold.

He shared his salmon
when I was hungry,
he gave me milk
when I was thirsty.

I would sit upon his lap
and he fed me chicken,
as he ate ice-cream
I would lick the carton.

I sunbathed amid the grasses
slept under the pampas grass,
he made me feel safe
and I trusted him.

I never knew, life
could be so good
as I fell asleep
in his arms…



I have escaped
yet I am a prisoner,
I exit my cell
I am free as a bird.

I leave my body
float off my bunk,
I turn around
my body sleeps.

The elation of freedom
what a joy to be free,
within a dreamlike state
free to wander, free to roam.

I would focus my attention
on my new environment,
speak I must not, otherwise
I would be lost, never to return.

Old Age…


Welcome to that time
when our bodies crack up,
we have lost our mobility
and taken to a frame.

Eyesight becomes blurred
hearing… what hearing,
our hearts slow down
and medication goes up.

One becomes envious
of those jogging around,
reminding you of past times
when you, were that young.