jerry hughes Poems

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91.
Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the kings horses and all the
kings men said;
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92.
Ceausescu's Children 1996

Out of the manholes they crawl
to face another hopeless day.
Not rats or cockroaches,
but Romania's children.
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93.
So Mote It Be

'Adieu Kevin Smith'

Another old friend dead.
The bell-toll of mortality pealed
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94.
Suddenly Silence

Suddenly there'll be silence.
It'll be inexplicable and eerie.
As though armegeddon
is but a hair's breath away.
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95.
Media-Ocrity

I'm no soothsayer however,
I predicted it would happen
two decades ago.
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96.
The Flasher

In she'd arrive at the supermarket
car park in her convertable Mini Moke.
Micro-mini-skirted and no panties.
Knickers, to the more refined?
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97.
Goodbye

Goodbye is so final.
It ends everything, dismissing
all the goodness by tying it up
in a shabby parcel, and posting it
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98.
Kindness

Stranger, whence come you?
From yonder place.
Why come you here?
To find a friend.
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99.
Eucalypt

A giant eucalypt crashed to the
ground with an agonised groan.
The earth around it shook, then
settled. As I stood in awe of this
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100.
First Born

Mark, my first born and I,
didn't see eye to eye for
a long time. Generationally
and diametrically opposed
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