Category Archives: Four By Six

Invisible Vampires (A Four By Six)

INVISIBLE VAMPIRES

They hover all round us
Tell me you don’t feel them
Be trusting, be open
But be nobody’s fool

Wielding The Force (A Four By Six)

WIELDING THE FORCE

Jobsworths* and Presidents
Share the same brazen* view
What’s the point of power
If you don’t abuse it?

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*Jobsworth: a minor factotum whose only status comes from enforcing otherwise petty regulations.

*Brazen: Unrestrained by a sense of shame; rudely bold.

Casualty (A Four By Six)

CASUALTY

Casual racism
You see it everywhere
Never casual though
For its recipients

Mirrors (A Four By Six)

MIRRORS

Everything collapses
Global, societal
And private, personal
As above, so below

Accidental Betrayals (A Four By Six)

ACCIDENTAL BETRAYALS

Adrift in this jet stream
Futures already gone
No longer remembered
Those unforgettables

Lost (A Four By Six)

LOST

Another afternoon
Mislaid and forgotten
Let’s go to the pictures
Enjoy a phantasy

Lost Souls (A Four By Six)

LOST SOULS

You find them everywhere
Ignorant, arrogant
Deadly combination
Take care you don’t join them

Talking Shit (A Four By Six)

TALKING SHIT

Insoluble fibre
Bulking the verbiage
Promotes movement of waste
In the discursive tract

For Even Poets Pass On (A Four By Six)

FOR EVEN POETS PASS ON

Time to bid you fare well.
Should I say “Rest in peace”?
No, for that’s not your style.
“Wrestle on and create!”

Holy Blasphemy, Batman (A Four By Six)

HOLY BLASPHEMY, BATMAN

If You are all this then
As You tell me I am
Then are You not me too
And I conversely You