Politics, Society & Satire

Trash Mag

You call it gloss I call it dross You call it news But that word's misused It's all gossip and hearsay Rumours from yesterday Fashion tips Beauty tricks Rules on surviving the high school cliques Who's a stud? Who's the dud? What's the latest bad blood? Who got plastered? Had a make-up disaster? Who's too… Continue reading Trash Mag

Politics, Society & Satire

Plastic Personalities

I see far too many trends Rooted in today's society Like the need to always take offence At every opportunity   Or how all debates descend Into chaos and hostility And remaining level-headed Is a long forgotten ability   Or the way people need approval To measure their own validity And live their lives in… Continue reading Plastic Personalities

Politics, Society & Satire

Under The Microscope

Every second, every minute Every hour, every day Everything we ever do Everything we ever say   Always on camera Texts and phone calls logged Every tweet or post or 'gram All we write about or blog   Held on record somewhere In case we ever get flagged up Or find ourselves in the public… Continue reading Under The Microscope

Politics, Society & Satire

False Shepherd

He is not your friend No matter what he tells you It is all pretend Just another ruse To serve his own ends He doesn't give a shit about you He just wants you on his side Until he doesn't need you anymore Then he'll toss you aside Leaving you with nothing But the bitter… Continue reading False Shepherd

Politics, Society & Satire

White Lies

Too few people Are comfortable with candour Choosing little white lies Over an honest approach But those seemingly small Inconsequential untruths Are tough to control And like a solitary spark Becomes a wildfire That tiny lie grows It rages Untameable Destroying all that it touches Causing irreversible damage Far worse than the truth ever could

Politics, Society & Satire

Hollywood

We all dream of California Pretty people on every corner Trying to make it big So the whole world knows their face   But we can't all earn a fortune Not enough fame for everyone For every pedigree breed out there There's ten times as many strays   With predators and deviants Calculated, devious Preying… Continue reading Hollywood

Politics, Society & Satire

Foreign Concepts

Peace and friendship Love and respect When did these become Such foreign concepts Helping others Selfless deeds Meeting everyone's Basic needs A roof over their head A place to sleep Warm clothes And food to eat But now it's money People care about Lining their pockets And filling their wallets Putting own wants Before others'… Continue reading Foreign Concepts