And Yet

And Yet

And yet, and yet as daylight fades
Through dusk to dark and further still
The black is trampled by parades
Of memories, I drink my fill
Of childhood games and adult love
Lost once but now returned in spades
Through lens of death to rise above
The darkness as the daylight fades
And yet, and yet as thoughts decay
To dust upon this bed you made
Contentment trumps the mortal grey
Die smiling, as the daylight fades.

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11 – Grandmaster Marple

Poem number 11
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Grandmaster Marple
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Do your stuff Miss Marple
Find the killer, root them out!
Elucidate on motive
And eliminate all doubt,
Gather folk together
With the killer in their midst
Serve up some red herrings
And then cross them off the list
Before finally, The Great Reveal!
The murderer is named!
Confession, then they’re hauled away
Miss Marple wins the game!

19 – WTF? WTF? WTF!

Poem number 19
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WTF? WTF? WTF!
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The world went fucking mad today
I really don’t know what to say
I watched all night and muttered sadly
Watched his speech and giggled madly
Surely, surely it’s a joke
That they have picked this nutty bloke
To hold the nukes and keep the peace
Please wake me up, I need release
But no. It’s not a joke or trick
This total madman was their pick,
Four years now to hide and cower,
What a night. Our darkest hour?

20 – Vitriolic Turds

Poem number 20
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Vitriolic Turds
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When it came to voting
The right wing were the choice
But when it comes to shouting
It’s the left who have the voice.
They fill the social media
With a vitriolic ire
Talk of revolutions
Fighting poverty with fire,
They say there’s no democracy
No remnants of free speech
But try to disagree with them
And you’ll be called a leech
A scab, an evil scumbag
An oppressor of the poor,
A selfish right wing fatcat
And a bastard, that’s for sure
Because only their views matter
And to argue is a sin –
If you dare to raise a different view
They’ll simply kick you in,
For their talk of peace and freedom
Is a costume made of words
By their actions shall you know them
And their actions equal turds.