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I should renounce you


I should renounce you
I should denounce you
I should forget you
Or I will regret to.

I will renounce you
I will denounce you
I will forget you
And I will forget to.

I should have renounced you
I should have denounced you
I should forget you
But I will regret to.

I shall not renounce you
I shall not denounce you
I shall not forget you
Because I truly love you.

The Vultures


The vultures of the family
Take their pickings
While the widow
Stands alone
without her shadow.
He will not follow her
For one last tomorrow.

The vultures pick his bones
Neath the gravestones where he was laid
After respects had been paid
And sympathy displayed.
They all mourned the loss
But the widow bore the cross.
Only death can lighten the burden
From the shoulders of this woman.

The vultures will come again
Without regret or shame.
To rape her money and her home
As if she’d never been known.
One thing they forgot to learn
Sooner or later will come their turn.
Stranger, brother, sister, friend.
The vulture cycle can never end.

The Wisdom of Experience


I thought I could

be loved.


It appeared that

there was

No-one who

would offer


That gift.

They looked


There was no

They smiled


There was no

They smirked and

faked interest.

I sneered

I knew

their game.

I moved on,

enjoying my life

with the

wisdom of experience.

Non Stop Work


Grind that cog

 turn that wheel,

Fix that piston

 onto its seal.

Type your letters

  and stamp them too

Making it last

 all day  through.

Talking about TV

 talking about sport,

Bragging about the new

 car you’ve bought;

Looking through the brochures

 for your holiday centre,

Here comes the boss

 your tormentor;

He stops and chats

 then spins a yarn,

As the clock

 goes marching on.

Lunchtime, teatime,

 overtime too.

You’ve never stopped working

 all day through.

Overworked, underpaid,

anything goes.

They all appear

as the buzzer blows;

All those tired

 hungry souls,

Clocking out and

On their way

Home to rest and

Family play,

Then back to work

the very next day.