Some thoughts on the art of self-aggrandising today found abundantly even in our own homes thanks to social-media platforms that likewise act as though they should be given medals for providing a mute/hide/block option, oblivious to the fact the problem is the plethora with which it happens at all; that their presence in the first place is all the encouragement it needs and more.
Or maybe it’s just about failure:
Think of all the millions Noddy Holder has amassed thanks alone to the fact ‘It’s Christmas’ that he announced loudly, and not something considered far less fun, like, ‘It’s Morning’ or It’s Housework’ Continue reading
I hope you are well.
WordPress recently made me aware my 100th post was coming up (this is it). Given how long I’ve had the site, this news really only confirms Continue reading
There must be a reason for the phenomenon mused in verse below. If anyone can tell, I’d be most grateful. Continue reading
Thoughts, deliberations and considerations on the subject of mustard and cheese: Continue reading
Talking of cake; have I bitten off more than I can chew by not only giving out such thoughtful, valuable advice, but also in the form of poetry too? You be the judge: Continue reading
The feeling I hope to paint with words today has sat heavily upon me since the day of the scene evoking it. Every time since that I’ve walked through the same Continue reading
Neighbour knocked on front door earlier, thought I was M. Offer to go get M, but no, want message relayed. They aren’t social distancing from door, which I already have Continue reading
Poetry for Pandemics Continue reading
My Silent Wake, formed 2005, are generally listed as Gothic/Death/Doom. Damnum Per Saeculorum, the band’s eleventh full-length release, is described as Continue reading