Tag: free verse

A Sunday Poem

According to 80s hit ‘Manic Monday’ (Performed by The Bangles but written by Prince) Sunday is a ‘fun day’ Perhaps when juxtaposed with Monday Sunday is a fun day But I spend most of Sunday Worrying about Monday So it is not a fun day Anymore than Saturday is a fatter day Although I tend…

The Age Of Envy

I don’t know if it’s a modern phenomenonOr just something that has become more evidentThanks to the prevalence of social mediaBut I’ve noticed that some people apparently feel the needTo claim that their accomplishmentsAre more impressive than they probably areIt’s the kind of thing that one might expectFrom politicians and so-called celebrities But I think…

A Touch Of Insincerity

The last thing I wanted to do today was upset you But I’ve been feeling quite stressed Because I’ve had so much to do A really long list of things I intended to complete And frankly I was worried that I wouldn’t have time So it’s come as something of a relief That I have…

Throwing Stones

The other day I overheard two colleagues Disparaging another colleague (Behind that colleague’s back) For being overweight It irritated me For several reasons Not least because Although I’m not above The clandestine critiquing of others I would like to think That I would never do so For reasons so shallow And unkind As these people…