Drifting keys (A poem)

Sometimes instruments go out of key… When the key drifts in and out I get confused I don’t know whether I should be worried or annoyed or impressed by the persistence of someone who keeps on going long after the guitar has gone out of tune After all, what is that based on— scales set [...]

Business as usual (a poem)

I couldn’t help but watch the news last night… Fires burn out of control tonight Once again, they’ve failed to do the right thing Now the canisters fly as the people cry out Now shots ring out; time, it seems, has changed nothing Police and fire flee the scene news crews observe mayhem out of [...]