Monthly Archives: February 2020

Holocaust

Holocaust The darkness descended, The candle flame shone bright, A flame of light and remembrance Illuminating the people gathered round, The wax candle itself represents the millions slaughtered, The melting wax the tears of the bereaved, The wick our unending … Continue reading

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Cinema of Yesteryear

I remember when the cinemas lined every city street, The Lido and the Odeon, Arcadia and the Grand, The commissionaire was stood outside, in peaked hat and big greatcoat, Though what exactly was his job? he very rarely spoke, The … Continue reading

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Smartphone Zombie

Walking down the street one day I spied an apparition, For a man appeared in a daze, with no sign of inhibition, His concentration total, of surroundings unaware, His eyes were on his smartphone screen, as though in silent prayer, … Continue reading

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