Remembering, so as not to forget

Remember those who died for reasons obscure. Suffering unspeakable pain. With retrospect we see now, and try not to forget again. *   The poppy is not a political symbol, or glorification of war. Who wants to listen to the FA? One of the most corrupt companies on Earth. Proven. There is no moral debate over…

buzz, buzz, that old buzz

A one way mission to Mars is amoral, irresponsible what would old Buzz, Buzz, that old Buzz, what would he say if, many miles away from town, someone came to him and said, no. that’s it. You’re dead. No going back. Enjoy your space shoots. Your boots don’t get bigger in space because your toes…

Scylla, stay close

Five people in a luxury car caught up in a grand, sad sadness of leather seats and smooth wheels with tires scientifically certified millimetre perfect tires that blink at the rocks and the twigs and leaves. Ogun State, guns. Printers printing guns. Machines and Zeus, ruler and fondler of the world: the world and all…

BENGALMAN

No more fireworks? No: out of stock. On the way home, he stops at a shop. Shrug at the counter quiet sad juncture. He says You too? jocularly intoned blank stare uneasy smile ten thirty pee em. There are no fireworks. Neighbours lights are on. Maybe, yes. Sturdy tentative knock Confused red cheeks. Happy scarf,…

coldboy

Fourteen, four teens in the back of a lorry with three cans of cheese. They left with ten, but they had eaten four and given three to the dead boy.