Monday, November 24, 2014

Cue Damage Control

evacuated briefly fire broke out cause under investigation
small section carriage damage lit up with images of blaze
electrical fault caused lot of smoke incident under control

to exercise coercive control primarily a pattern of abuse
not a singular incident proposals unveiled campaigners
come forward proportion cases reaching prosecution falling

watches the news in hotel suite riven by culture wars
minus the bit about God doing immemorial work of
mutilating themselves over Europe cue to defect

-- Clark Allison

UK Authorities Briefly Evacuate Train Station
Emotional abuse 'set to become a criminal offence'
Main parties to blame for their agonies over Ukip

Friday, November 14, 2014

These Trading Neighborhood

bakery a in weaving you sheets the of
because the of is measure wanted
cake of contact the measured for

gliders a in swerving he head the on
because the on is polish fallen
methods through surface the aimed with

slab a of melting it shelves the over
because the over is melt taken
crash of step the pulled beneath

-- Glenn R. Frantz

Robot dolphins find Antarctic melt is due to underwater storms
Kiev authorities drive Ukraine into energy crisis
TV 'Cake Boss' star arrested in NYC on drunken driving charges

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Scary Unmarked Focus

desperate to shift headlines significant policy differences
keen to move the focus away stepping down remain in power
in/out close us off from the world zero chance

preparing for renewed fighting apparent escalation
unmarked military vehicles threatens the fragile ceasefire
Brandenburg Gate US triumphalism danger of further pressure

risks not that scary boost growth improve infrastructure
perceived risks regional economies fueling concern
resilience best equips slower growth a new normal

-- Clark Allison

Ed Miliband warns threats to leave EU a 'danger' to UK
Gorbachev warns world on ‘the brink of a new cold war’
Xi Jinping: China’s Economic Risks ‘Not That Scary