Out of Fashion

OUT OF FASHION We laugh at what is out-of-date And say, “Ridiculous!” – Partly from horror, knowing that One day, that will be us.

So She Kept Walking

As drops fell lightly down at first And gradually the sky turned black While clouds threatened to do their worst There was no thought of turning back — So she kept walking The roads and houses now were strange Potholes and mud along the way Bewilderment from constant change As night replaced the waning day … Continue reading "So She Kept Walking"

Today’s the Big Day

TODAY’S THE BIG DAY We celebrate your birthday As we have always done; With gifts that you have asked for And going someplace fun. With lively family teasing That marks your brand new year – And it will be the same today, Except that you’re not here.

Just A Thought On A Commercial

JUST A THOUGHT ON A COMMERCIAL “Smart” – the ability to better do what we want to do “Wise” – the ability to better want what we should want We don’t need a smarter planet We need a wiser one

Dear Activist

Dear Activist, Won’t keep you long — I know you’re rather eager — So: ever think you might be wrong? Sincerely, Serv Beleaguer

Finding The Truth

FINDING THE TRUTH The truth is never a small thing Although you might think it was As rarely as people are able To locate it

Depression Takes Over

Its a dull coat of gray Applied straight to your eyes That makes every display Just more gray in disguise You can’t think your way out You can’t feel your way out You can’t “God,-this-whole-thing-can’t-be-real” your way out And your anger turns in As your prospect gives out And depression takes over your mind It’s … Continue reading "Depression Takes Over"