Treasure Island

Robert James Busby

(16/12/1989 / Leicester)

Poems of Robert James Busby

1. Archaic Musings 9/29/2011
2. Ennui 1/12/2012
3. Everything's Chaos To Me 1/12/2012
4. Jerusalem 1/12/2012
5. Laying The Foundations 1/12/2012
6. Paradoxa 1/12/2012
7. Piety In Paris 1/12/2012
8. Poetry Is Prophecy 1/14/2012
9. Searching For Immortals 1/12/2012
10. The Creation Of New Light 1/12/2012
11. The Lady with the Locket 1/12/2012
12. The Trouble With Articulation 1/12/2012
13. The Two Sides Of The River 9/29/2011
14. The Working Class 1/12/2012
15. Untitled 1/12/2012
16. Untitled 2 1/12/2012
17. Untitled 3 1/12/2012
18. Untitled 4 - The City 1/12/2012
19. Villlanelle Of Our Time 1/12/2012
20. Xenophobes 1/12/2012

The Working Class

Their lives are not familiar
to the kind you see at home
their cadaverous countenances
stare apathetically at TV screens
the glow illuminates nothing but the skin

Their obstinate views and prosaic dispositions
are cajoled into chauvinistic behaviour
by the BBC news

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