Aneurysm

I feel the pressure buildingEvery minute getting worseI gotta find releaseBefore it bursts A wounded mindInfected thoughtsI need reliefFrom what they’ve wrought So pass the scalpelPass the penI’ll do anythingTo make this end Cut it openLet it bleedWords must flowIt’s all I need

Death of a Rainbow

Once I watched A rainbow Die   Melt Away And fade into The sky   A child Back then It pained me To see   Now grown I have learnt This is how life Must be   Storms Will pass And so too The rain   But good times Like bad Can never Remain   [...]

Misunderstanding

It seems To have been All a big misunderstanding The WHO - We now know - Said "Suppress, suppress, suppress!" But the government misheard Thought the order was "Oppress, oppress, oppress!"   Regarding the appalling use of Federal Police against peaceful protesters by President Donald. J. Trump, Criminal-in-Chief

Dissection

Peel away the skin Tear the flesh aside And take a peek inside This fucked up world   Our society Is ravaged Irreparably Damaged By a cancer So savage Bloodthirsty And rabid   We writhe And we thresh In pain And distress Tattered skin Rotten flesh The putrid smell Of social progress   The endless [...]

Take Responsibility

Is there even one shred Of lingering sanity Dangling from the threads From which you hang your vanity 'Cause behind the hate you spread And your racist profanity Thousands lie dead Just like your sense of humanity   But like police brutality And racial inequality This preventable mortality Is to you a triviality And the [...]

Waking Up On Mars

It feels like I'm waking up on Mars Silent Desolate Unfamiliar I am alone But free To explore To live Without rules Without boundaries Without judgement Just me And a barren endlessness I can call my own   I wrote this ages ago but never posted it. Didn't think it was good enough. But as [...]

Still alive

Still breathing. Just doing little else. Working from home (with the odd day in the office every 2-3 weeks). No words though. My creativity is struggling. I need normality in which I can find inspiration for shitty poems. But I'm still breathing. So there's that.  

Update

In case anybody was wondering, I am still here. I'm just sitting very still, and very quietly. I am one of those having to work harder and faster due to the Covid-19 pandemic, because as an accountant I'm responsible for making sure clients are advised correctly on the many financial and economic measures being brought [...]