Grenfell Tower

This poem just happened. i have been so angry about this, the senselessness of it & the cruel irony that some of these people immigrated to England for a better, safer & more secure life & then this happened to them, when a few basic requirements would have averted the tragedy. This is what greed…

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the soju drinker

Tim Miller at wordandsilence first published this poem a few months ago. i recommend reading what Tim has to say on matters; he has a rare ability for impartiality & seeing beyond the received dogma of media opinion & nonsense toward a unique & imperative perspective. the soju drinker appears here in a revised form.…

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the cardboard box collector

these men & women are a frequent sight on the streets of Korea. i have been told mixed reasons for their collecting: some do it for a few extra pennies, some because they’re bored, some because they need to; all of them are pushing on in age & stride & never smile. the cardboard box…

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