Roger Hudson Poems
- In A World Of Grown-Ups So what is it this adulthood? You ...
- The City's Backside To passengers on the train The city ...
- Migrants Echoing The myriad swallows Perched like notes on ...
- Not Beautiful Not beautiful In a conventional sense. The ...
- Winter 1947 Newsreels Of trains doggedly ploughing through ...
- Like A Gangster Movie The hesitant phonecall from the callbox...
- In Pretty Prague Over the cobbles they scuttle Through ...
Roger Hudson grew up in the village of Bramley in Surrey, England and was educated at Royal Grammar School Guildford and University College London.
He lived in London and Dublin working in many areas of research, writing, editing and filmmaking. He came late to serious poetry when he moved to Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland in 2004 and started working with Steve Downes on their joint ... more »
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In A World Of Grown-Ups
So what is it this adulthood?
You see them on the telly
Talking with assurance
as though they know
how the world works
have the ability to control it
work with it
until the crisis hits
when it turns out
they behave like the children
we all are
do what the stronger tell them
the big boys
the bank managers
then hide away
hoping the problem will go away
like a child
Are they all pretending
To be ...