Poems

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101.
Coming To Terms

Silent steps from the deep end of Eternity
Seem to echo more mournfully down the corridors of your life.
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102.
Bottles And Buts

All the anticipation, expectation & prognostication having systematically considered
Every one of the almost infinite permutations and possibilities,
Assigning each its own probability,
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103.
Divorce

“Don’t give me all that! ”
She shouted,
Her bitter barbs flaying the skin off his spirit’s back
For the god-knows-how-many-hundredth time.
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104.
What Is 'Green'?

105.
Pete Townshend, Shakespeare And Penzias & Wilson

Does the 'Big Bang' of living
Leave a sort of Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation behind it –
The faintest of faint echoes
Reverberating below the waterline
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106.
Walked Far Woman

Bruebach to Brunstatt to Didenheim
Every day, without fail, rain or shine.
Stick-thin – and a thin stick at that –
No 'old stick' though:
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107.
The Healthcare Hydra

Full surgery – caseload queue surging out of the waiting room door
And curling down the corridor
Like some sick snake
Swallowing a cocktail of complaints
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108.
Size Matters

Size matters –
Doesn't it just…

Not the hoary old joke
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109.
Survivors

Just five or six still standing.
Five or six from fifty or sixty thousand.
The rest? –
Mown down mercilessly
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110.
The Rags Of The Raptured (A.K.A: The Old One Three)

He came back last week.
Seemed as if he’d changed his coat and his tune,
Having worn terribly,
And faded four or more shades the deeper
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