News 24

April 28, 2011

The first headline:

The house of Windsor
has withdrawn their invitation
to the Syrian Ambassador
to the Royal Wedding
of his Royal Highness
and Kate Middleton.

The second headline:

50% of people
currently receiving
Sickness Benefit
have been recently told
they are well enough to work.

And Burger King are offering
free Onion Rings
in celebration.

And Cameron says
we can all have Street Parties
and ignore our Councils
it’s our human right.

And no one noticed
when the gallery
became a pound shop.
And no one noticed
when the libraries closed.

And Cameron says
we can all eat jelly.
And there’s a Wedding
and a dress
and souvenir mug.

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You’ve got come to bed eyes
stop smoking out the window
you look, like a prostitute,
my mother always said.
Turned to the side
I’m one of Vemeers’
the girl with the earring
and the porcelain neck.
That shadow that runs
from my cows-lick
to my jawline.
I shaded it in
as I watched the rain
that blouse that’s running
like water over shoulders
I made up it’s line
whilst kneading bread.
Tomorrow I may sit in my single room
and a lover may call at 6pm
I may open the door
and stand in the hall
and allow the light
to dissolve my face.