Droplets of Verse: 'Gas Pipelines and Greasy Palms'

An outstretched hand, a safety deposit box
Bundles of notes tucked into socks
International corruption finds new supply
A reservoirs of riches, a natural commodity… 27 more words

Poetry

Droplets of Verse: 'The Madmen Are Insane'

‘Stand next to the gas tap and turn it!’
‘Clockwise, hard to the right hand side! Close it!’
So said the diplomat, when negotiating
Hungary complied, hanging on a string… 25 more words

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Droplets of Verse: 'Moscow Peace March'

Ukrainian and Russian flags flying side by side
The people know their leaders have lied
A crowd of Russians, reported as 5000, maybe more
Coming together, to protest about a war… 33 more words

Poetry

Droplets of Verse: 'The Most Ridiculous Sun Hat I've Ever Seen'

That year, it was boiling hot over in Mallorca
We had great weather, every day a scorcher
The first day I was there I saw a fellow… 140 more words

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Droplets of Verse: 'From Corkscrew to Cockcrow'

A barman takes orders, pint glasses stand stoutly, perusing the pandemonium
The polished bar shines from sturdy efforts of the cleaner, scent of ammonia
Scrubbed up Sunshine takes a bus into town, to walk among fellow enthusiasts… 694 more words

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Droplets of Verse: 'Superpower Parasite'

Superpower parasite
Delivers humanitarian aid
In the shape of explosives and grenades
Superpower parasite
Injects its own nation
With poisonous disinformation
Superpower parasite
Stretches its territory… 58 more words

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Droplets of Verse: 'The Engine'

Blocked by toxic particles
Filters clogged up with waste
The moving parts are seized
Cracks creep along the casing
Always spluttering, ever misfiring
Wheels creak, it’s unpredictable… 10 more words

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