Weep for the Chaos of Today’s World

Weep: to express any overpowering emotion by shedding tears
Weep: a poem

Decay, decomposition, degeneration disintegration, dissolution; such isWeep for chaos the chaos of today’s world. Human generated, government inspired, ordinary people become the victims of those in power over them.

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Sadly – US Policy at Home and Abroad

A poem that explores the misery that US home and foreign policy has caused as it strives to preserve its hegemony

Americas military today is the largest and most costly in the world. President Obama in his recent State of the Union address emphasized this as representing the most important evidence of America’s continuing strength and well being. Force imposed on the weak is the primary driver of US foreign policy while its domestic policy is overruled by the rich.

This poem explores US policy and its eventual decline and loss of hegemony. Continue reading “Sadly – US Policy at Home and Abroad”

ISIS A Recalcitrant Teenager – A Poem

The US has given birth and succour to most of today’s Middle East terrorist organizations. Now one has turned and bitten by proxy the hand that fed it as a child. As normal, it is the truly innocent who die. This poem is for them and for their friends and families who grieve. Continue reading “ISIS A Recalcitrant Teenager – A Poem”

Liberty: A Foreign Concept in the West

A poem inspired by the thought that there are those who oppose the defilement of democracy that is the sole aim of international bankers and the 1%. There are those who would deny enforced austerity and renege on enforced debt. They raise their voices and shout, only to drown in ineffective apathy.

A poem inspired by the thought that there are those who oppose the defilement of democracy that is the sole aim of international bankers and the 1%. There are those who would deny enforced austerity and renege on enforced debt. They raise their voices and shout, only to drown in ineffective apathy. Continue reading “Liberty: A Foreign Concept in the West”

Futility of War – A Poem

I have written this poem as musical rhyming couplets. The music is that of a childish ditty, chosen because any child can see that war is bad. The background to the poem is explained in a recent article on my blog site, Terrorism, War and Greed of the Rich. Continue reading “Futility of War – A Poem”

Yemen Palestine

This dark poem compares the death and destruction caused by Saudi in Yemen with that inflicted by Israel upon the Palestinians and with the chaos and reduced living standards that will inevitably be a consequence of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Continue reading “Yemen Palestine”

Israel, Iran, and US Presidential Election

Mondoweiss has an article titled: Marco Rubio and AIPAC allied in effort to insert poison pill into Iran deal. The article describes a blatant incursion of Israel politics into the US Presidential election. Will this effect overall Israel/US relationships? Is it a bridge too far for Israel and PM Netanyahu? Or is it now par for the course. Here is a poem; read it and reflect.

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