Tag Archives: Warning signs

Hallowe’en to Hell

  Hallowe’en to Hell I took this beautiful woman home For to share our Hallowe’en haul But when she removed her hallowe’én face She revealed herself witch She cackled with such utter glee, for she had most certainly fooled me, … Continue reading

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A Thousand Pieces: Part Two

  A Thousand Pieces:Part Two By Arden Nering Scratches on the record putting skips into your song Fleeting thoughts escaping, almost here before they’re gone The shrinking of your universe, interests no longer claim that name Too much to remember … Continue reading

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The Pendulum Swings

  The Pendulum Swings Do not let the pendulum strike you As you rush to the nearest fad, The pendulum swings and it will smack you As it swoops on its backward swing. Stand firm, defend the differences, Enjoy the … Continue reading

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People of the Street

  The People of the Street With homelessness running rampant and many homeless suffering with mental illness, I thought I would ‘pay tribute’ to the unfortunates… Rough and tumble they may be But inside, they have love. They do what … Continue reading

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Rat-a-tat-a-tat

  Rat-a-tat-tat Rat-a-tat-tat – Rat-a-tat-rat-tat! The uzi fills the wall with pock holes Poc-poc-poc-poc Little children too small and low to be hit They duck and tremble, mute with fear The old lady’s face freezes on an expression of terror, … Continue reading

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Gran, Clocks and Time

  Gran, Clocks and Time   Gran: -What’s that? Man (her son): What’s what? -That think. There. On the wall. What’s its name? It’s a clock. It tells the time. -I don’t hear it speak No, it doesn’t speak. That … Continue reading

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Early Warnings: Ignored

  Early Warnings: Ignored It was on the eve of destruction In the Earliest Stages When the earliest signs went unnoticed But all of the signs were right there. First came the scouting, All deception , and smiles, Followed by … Continue reading

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