Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Fragile Eruption Consequences


ongoing volcanic eruption pushed streams
fears over formation of clouds of toxic gas
could trigger more explosions flank towards sea

looked down at from space fragile biodiversity hotspots
atmosphere seems thin and world finite
manage and monitor protected areas ecosystem restoration

subtle jab erratic foreign policy decisions
some things on which we can work together
suffer consequences if failure to address climate

-- Clark Allison

More people in path of lava from La Palma volcano forced to flee
‘Earth looks fragile from space’: Jeff Bezos pledges $1bn to conservation
‘It’s a breath of fresh air’: Boris Johnson takes swipe at Trump

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Another Painful Hike


Constrictive church-designed garments
leave trail of destruction across the world:
we are experiencing Sacred Underclothes.

In terrifying videos shared on social media
Ms. Piton stopped wearing the garments when exercising.
Church members stretched upwards to breathe.

Some filmed the unfolding tragedy, while others
called loved ones or posted pleas for help.
"We are frustrated all of the time," say scientists.

-- Rupert Loydell

Among Mormon Women, Frank Talk About Sacred Underclothes
'It was hard to breathe': China flood terror as train carriage submerged
Climate fear as extreme weather events leave trail of destruction across the world

Burning Energy Proposals


spewed smoke and ash up to six miles high
massive infernos burning to red sun visibility
as gray smog shrouded Manhattan’s skyline

energy as weapon to commit aggressive acts
press for effective measures including sanctions
give Russia power over European gas supplies

coherent proposals rather than merely a slogan
wide-ranging and disjointed programme of random policies
everything and nothing lacking definition and coordination

-- Clark Allison

Statue of Liberty shrouded in smoke from wildfires
US and Germany agree Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal
Top story: An ‘everything and nothing policy’

Saturday, July 03, 2021

Contrary to Viral Claims


During a confessional campfire on a school trip,
a teaching aide made a striking admission:
casual hugging prepares the body for business.

The kindly lady who taught me piano has been found
to be effective and safe. Some softer elements
aren’t reacting since the report came out.

I don’t know when infection became the thing
but the US dollar has dipped. It never occurred to me
to question the practice of time and place.

-- Rupert Loydell

COVID-19 Vaccine-Generated Spike Protein is Safe
Why the age of casual hugging could be over

Wall Street at record high after jobs report

Friday, June 18, 2021

Shimmering Bear Agenda


called the summit positive key differences remained
unflattering image in American press domestic agenda
stalled in divided Congress naïve to Republican opponents

hunters shot and killed a brown bear in Sapporo bounding
along residential street clawing at gates of military
barracks black bears native to large parts of Japan

emblems of New World ambition market crashes of
1929 and 2008 art deco halo of the Chrysler Building
shimmering in the far distance history permeating lives

-- Clark Allison

Biden declared naïve in Washington after Putin lauds ‘informed’ president from summit
Bear shot dead after rampage through Sapporo in Japan
Once the future, US now captive to its past

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Squids Dumped Planet


mysterious              creatures never seen
eyewitnesses           claiming, they are elusive
Giant squids           prove they’re scientists

expensive           crematoriums      firewood scarce
corpses             dumped                 in rivers, victims
            believe                the dumped corpses

cataclysm               in outer space
radioactive             stuff raining down
created       rare       Planet 

-- Ruchi Chopra

Scientists just caught a giant squid doing something they’ve never seen

The bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims are turning up in Indian rivers

Freshly Made Plutonium From Outer Space Found On Ocean Floor

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Underscoring Claims Legitimacy


lift most coronavirus-related restrictions
infections have declined sharply as vaccines distribute
underscoring how the virus is in retreat

the Big Lie turning their back on the rule of law
no evidence of claims manipulated voting machines
failure to provide evidence in string of legal defeats

Arizona hard at work recounting votes to prove fraud
far cry stadium rallies days, fixated on results legitimacy
no real laws politicising an administrative process

-- Clark Allison

New York and neighbouring states to lift Covid restrictions
Liz Cheney hits back at Donald Trump using “the big lie”
Trump appears on Mar-a-Lago bandstand

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Aggravating Senseless Policy


to stop the excess use of force calls to accept humanity
guns strapped to waist authority to use them
pursuing minor infractions to end this senseless violence

spotlight on racist policing tension fears further unrest
no way shape or form anything by policy
avoided cross-examination by the prosecution

unanimous decision on three charges led away in handcuffs
if aggravating factors exist abused position of authority
location of death important rights cases braced for verdict

-- Clark Allison

Derek Chauvin is guilty of murder. This is the beginning, not the end
Tearful testimony and defense’s own goal: key moments in the Chauvin trial
How long will Derek Chauvin get in prison and what does the George Floyd verdict mean?

Monday, April 05, 2021

Ghost Town No. 10


Boris Johnson is a waking nightmare
Boris Johnson is a great friend to everyone
Boris Johnson is little understood

Boris Johnson declares state of emergency
Hundreds of Boris Johnson have been evacuated
Boris Johnson is a catastrophic incident

Boris Johnson took a grim new twist
Boris Johnson is an accident
Boris Johnson was pronounced dead

-- Rupert Loydell

No. 10 feared Boris Johnson could die of Covid
Family of Scots woman killed on farm pay tribute

Florida governor declares state of emergency

Solve Awakening Problems


any stir likely to stir up vitriol had to operate with
a no-margin-for-error edge in fiercely partisan Washington
feel confident he’s taking care of the biggest problems

health pandemic and the economic carnage it wrought
believed federal government targeting him with mind control
instrumental on my awakening and life’s work

avoiding the big sell, American Jobs Plan
repairing lead pipes got elected to solve problems
roads and bridges and a vast number of things

-- Clark Allison

Don't expect Biden to trumpet lofty aims for rescue plans
Aiming big, Biden is looking to restore faith in government
Suspect in Capitol car attack posted about fears of FBI and CIA

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Black Out Violations


military junta launches aggressive crackdown
stamp out major anti-coup rally
tear gas stun grenades live ammunition

attendees gearing up for culmination
question why Trump supporters ‘canceled’
Trump statue invites biblical memes and mockery

detained, questioned, mobile phones confiscated
dressed in black mask accompanied by his wife
arrested for suspected violations of security laws

-- Clark Allison

Myanmar: four reported dead as police fire on protesters
Trump at CPAC – live
Hong Kong: 47 democracy activists charged with subversion

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Why This Has Happened


I feel I need to brace myself
I’m here to return what I owe
What has happened and why?

Bosses could make coronavirus
It may be legal, the justice secretary said
speaking after her appointment

She understands public concern
vowed to hold a safe and secure pandemic
It matters for the rest of the world

-- Rupert M Loydell

Why has Facebook blocked news in Australia?
'No jab, no job' policies may be legal for new staff
Tokyo Olympics chief acknowledges 'great public concern'

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Slap 100 Months


Brief conditions for three.
Beloved hero, nothing to do.
The final hours.

Tearing the country apart
Represent the thousands,
Lost and final.

A dangerous road, rallied across
A violating battle,
Agent attack

-- Lucie Akerman

NHS hero, 100, dies after Covid fight as nation mourns
Putin critic Navalny jailed in Russia despite protests
Impeachment lawyer David Schoen calls trial ‘slap in the face’

Monday, February 01, 2021

Variant Iconic Debut


Lonely performance from My Downfall
A Solo rendition, an emotional tribute
Remember, hopefully I’ll feel them

Urgent, Hard, Random
Come down on community needed
Connected after no links

Conceived pursuit of a new industry
Hectic activity and hormonal overexcitement
Change of culture, Generation Z connect.

-- Claudia Saunders

Watch Machine Gun Kelly perform ‘My Ex’s Best Friend
UK must 'come down hard' on South African variant
Topshop buyout will change more than the way we shop

Years Return Snowfall


His investigation and a bloody outcome
A dark secret within the debut.
Titan wrote pages from the series.

Metro stations, protested.
In a row, according to local time
Nearly even, nearly even.

Fallen Sunday morning,
Possible, but scattered, Sunshine returns
Already fallen.

-- Ernest Artemiev

Blade Runner Origins Trailer Takes Us 10 Years Before Film
Defying Putin, Russians Return To The Streets

Metro Detroit weather: Scattered snowfall to continue Sunday

Action is Needed


He was a total fraud
Repeatedly claiming more votes
Save America from his supporters

We increase efforts
To prioritise and protect
Lagging behind the crucial milestone

Stop the mutation
Everyone is affected
Start being positive

-- Emily Gay

Trump rakes in $30m in political donations
Push to vaccinate care home staff against Covid as rates fall
South African variant of Covid found in eight areas of England

Market of Cheaters


The inspired market token rose sharply,
halted by a Robinhood, deposits of currencies,
the price of power temporarily trading conditions.

Sealed off and rallied, capital detained
protesters of the opposition return a poisoning
counted among the demanded, jailed the leader.

The developer unreasonably precedents,
cheaters deciding what constitutes,
we combat those rules, with disdain for the targets.

-Josh Roff

Robinhood restricts crypto trading as bitcoin, dogecoin surge
Russia Navalny protests today
Riot mocks Valorant hackers

Arrogant is Visionary


The political agenda of civilisations
involved a possibility of luminosity
But they designed an anomaly

Earth's second coming
The day the moon made temporary
Astronomers victory lap halfway about Earth

Influential was a new sound
Around the pioneer of the artists
'The likes of the living' they said

-- Tabby Smith

It would be arrogant to think we're alone in the universe
Earth is about to lose its second moon, forever
'Visionary' music producer Sophie dies aged 34

Debut Threat Jacket



Cosy navy beanie with a huge to win a host of prizes, top floor.
Previous documents fluttering down from the sky made virtual.
It therefore feels form. Therefore, bombarded parliament, astonished.

A superpower slipped into anarchy
Systemic prejudice and social justice. And social justice.
Challenging the noisy world.

There are books that are a tank scored direct
Russia, UK, Ireland; 1990s after the collapse of the 39, appeared to be speaking
Powerful, fresh voices. Contested narratives.

-- Lewis Hughes

Kate Middleton dons a cosy beanie
Introducing our 10 best debut novelists of 2021

Putin misjudges his greatest threat — the people

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Shortage of Warning


Traces of untold tales linger in the margin
As the nation’s quiet advance continues
Along the road to devolution.

Of sleepy pomp and banal unionism
We sing to find an erstwhile period,
Overwritten by today’s largely illegible culture.

Questions flood the political surface
Under the curling wallpaper,
Fading vigorously into a yellow warning.

-- Amy Hopwood

Macron accused of 'managing demand' for vaccine
The quiet collapse of Scottish unionism
Snow warning with 'large swathes of the UK' to be affected

Friday, January 29, 2021

Life Is Stranded


Biggest critique yet.
To lead the clouds
That isn’t life

So-called “red list"
Alternative routes home.
Sudden decision to

Put the world in
The Industrial revolution
The last ice.

-- Morwenna Tripp

Thousands of travelers stranded with sudden ban on UAE flights
Climate crisis: world is at its hottest for at least 12,000 year
Life on Venus claim faces strongest challenge yet

Thursday, January 28, 2021

This Severe Moon


Full moon drawing power,
Watchful guide across the spectral planes,
Never settling, rarely trusting, clearly loving.

Lunar graced wolf
Forgot the respite of communities,
Never fit in.

Reimagine the old days!
Look forward to another bright night,
Revel in music, play, a love letter - another person.

-- Nyah Payne

Here's where you can see full 'Wolf Moon'
‘Severe’ snow up to 1ft deep and torrential rain to batter Brits
The Medium Review: 'Hard to see this mildly spooky adventure as anything other than a misstep'

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Moonlight Kill Group


My standing soldiers.
Cold yard nights eating,
teeth uncovered in the moonlight.

Soldiers dream of bright soldiers.
Ferocious cold nights,
shot missiles in the yard.

Kill at a long shot,
babies cold bedroom,
forward missiles clawed the sky.

-- Leonora Ellis

Dave Grohl: 'I dreamt I was shot in the back'
Here's where you can see full 'Wolf Moon'
Tyrannosaur babies 'born ready' to hunt and kill

Shot Defends Protestors


It was like Armageddon,
Dreams of the Pentagon, nuclear winter
I was standing within destruction.

Since bailiffs camp nearby,
Euston comes digging.
A rebellion living in tree houses.

The head had limited time to fix the hiccups.
The tension behind the late decision
Delays the vaccine.

-- Joe Cobb

Dave Grohl: 'I dreamt I was shot in the back'
Euston tunnel protesters: HS2 begins eviction
Coronavirus: AstraZeneca defends EU vaccine rollout plan

Earths Great Escape


Savaged climates in high speed,
activists evicting Euston Square,
Countries left chained to trees like a nature protection.

Mass prevention backlash,
requiring urgent propaganda,
they left notes on the trees.

Error results in death,
margin of error risen,
no response.

-- Tahlia Prangle

Melania Trump and Nicola Sturgeon: letters spark backlash
HS2 protesters dig secret network of tunnels in Euston Square
Climate change: Biggest global poll supports 'global emergency'


Tuesday, January 26, 2021

previously unheard audio


Locked in a strange rhythm.
Talking for nearly two decades,
Tiffany’s spilled fiction.

Behold,
The socialites and wealthy wives,
The scandal of answered prayers.

Gloria Vanderbilt’s final novel
About the writer’s turbulent career
Among the cloying swans.

-- Kane Wilson

Inside the scandal ignited by Capote's explosive final novel
10 treacle recipes, from classic tart to dumpling and gingerbread
Scientists spot strange solar system moving in unusual ‘rhythm

Travellers Told Again


England would announce time
to prioritize Covid variants
alongside the Shadow Education process.

Boris will discuss widespread issues
time and time and time again,
publicly taking credit amid paid-for discord.

Nick Gibb has been to a loophole
before limited citizens and residents.
Most foreign UK gamers were delighted.

-- Matthew Duggan

Covid: Quarantine hotel plans set to be announced
Opening schools a national priority, says government
PS5 Scalpers Used Loophole to Buy Stock Before It Was Live

Historic Race Crash


The EU is threatening strict controls
Is currently closed to allow for a road
It first opened in the start of the pandemic

Chronicles of Narnia has suffered
Pressure is ramping up in the race
Roundabout everything and an electricity pole

A car crashed into Dorset Police
It is owned by the Lamb and Flag
The promised number of doses follow Belgium

-- Hannah Johnstone

How does the UK compare in Europe's race for vaccines

Boundary Lane is closed at St Leonards roundabout after crash

Historic Lord of the Rings pub to close after 450 years

Scientists Reduce Trump


Prime minister Boris Johnson and Donald Trump
Have been misled by a leading scientist
And must quarantine together in hotels

The UK citizens when safe to do so
Have made a new political action committee
In hope to reduce transmission rates

The vulnerable children have demanded a road map.
For the Donald trump campaign
Who’d rather reintroduce the entire year group.

-- Archie Lees

Teachers in England ‘should pick vulnerable pupils for early return’
Trump campaign distances itself from new 'Patriot party'

Covid: Quarantine hotel plans set to be announced

Deadly red fate


Red bodies emerge with black wings,
Orange eyes appear warm.
Mass bugs begin to suck on adults,

Enduring ceremonial hell.
Remains tangle along the rioters.
Easing off their deadly siege,

Men and women call seafarers.
Humanitarian Ships flowing ashore.
Fate moved by the sea; they return home.

-- Caroline Palmer Hancock

Billions of Cicadas set to emerge across eastern US
Trump impeachment goes to senate, testing his sway over GOP
Coronavirus: Seafarers stuck at sea ‘a humanitarian crisis’

Cornish Planet Discovery


To say 'a circus is coming to town' is an understatement. Understatement.
As covid cases form on cluster maps, global leaders form in cluster at Cornish Carbis Bay

Challenged emotions consort with G7 Summit
But most agree it's the planet's most important political meeting

For Cornish mines have produced history
Significant lithium, significant impact on the Cornish Economy
On the planet

-- Cailin Wheatley

High-purity lithium discovery
Mixed emotions in Carbis Bay
Rate of new Covid cases in Cornwall falls

Democrats Dismay Together


Joe of the Senate to convict the ability of the Chamber,
Success for their low-balled Democratic managers,
The Senate has changed after a Republican weekend.

The Government has warned the vaccine,
37 people in hospital too early,
The remarks were the worst.

Mother never arrived early,
Her village vanished,
Her body was never found.

-- Daniel Penfold

Joe Biden dooms Democrats' bid to convict Trump
'Don't book holidays yet,' minister warns
'I held it together when my daughter went missing'

Unemployment Vaccine Knight


I get that the UK’s vaccine has been more popular out of the gate
The Office for National Statistics said the Xbox Series X rose to 5%
It follows concerns over Microsoft’s console supply in the EU

Just like Sony, Microsoft hasn’t said anything about vaccine stock
In the three months to the end of November I agree is highly irritating
EU could prevent Pfizer vials from leaving its borders although that’s still a big if

In a snapshot of the jobs market during the second Sony lockdown
Prompting the bloc to tell pharmaceutical companies I’ll be waiting much longer
Given they are a little easier to get hold of issued an angry warning

-- Padraig Feeney

Games Inbox: Xbox Series X UK stock update
UK unemployment reaches four-year high in Covid-19 lockdown

EU threat will not impact Covid vaccine deliveries to UK

Voyager Ended Shaken


Topless beneath a social media post
thirsty and creepy
some brief one-on-one chats

Shameless thieves
Branded the image
I think you will enjoy it

I certainly enjoyed doing it
The use of teargas
Good Morning Britain

-- Faye Cano-Valadez

Kate Mulgrew Talks Progress On ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’

Piers Morgan calls Elizabeth Hurley's photo 'thirsty' and 'creepy
Netherlands shaken by third night of riots over Covid curfew

Rioting Romance Strains


The demonstrations were initially about opposing a curfew
a they look to take their relationship to a more loving and
Genomic expertise to nations with limited sources

They sank into rioting and violence, with people's motivation
Thought to have been holidaying together after posting
The three major variants of concern identified so far

With police using tear gas and water cannons
It is thought that their strong foundations could see them last
The SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences submitted to a global database

-- Alicia Burden

Dozens arrested during anti curfew rioting in Netherlands
Inside Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's romance
Britain offers to use genomics expertise to police the world

Monday, January 25, 2021

Dinosaur Vaccine Measures


Groups are going to be vaccinated by a baby tyrannosaur,
Cousin of the editorial of the journal of palaeontologists,
According to a group of scientists.

The most vulnerable groups will be looking
at a potential T-rex to curb the spread of the virus
According to Edinburgh University.

The prime 3D scans belong to a Border Collie
domesticated by the dinosaurs in a research facility
According to Boris Johnson.

-- Katie Campkin

Johnson 'looking at potential of relaxing lockdown measures
Baby tyrannosaurs dinosaurs were 'size of a Border Collie'
Cats and dogs may need Covid vaccine to curb infections

Citizens See Fire


The sky
Has not a curfew -
The restrictions failed.

In divisive February,
Protesters hit out at him
With fire.

But for the vulnerable
The sky refused to be lifted
And suggested looking at fireworks.

-- Elizabeth Phillips

Dutch PM Mark Rutte condemns curfew riots
Johnson 'looking at potential of relaxing lockdown measures'
Gordon Brown: UK in danger of becoming 'failed state'

Engage, Deny, Order


Suffering a mental breakdown,
Latest in a number of violent incidents,
Significant loss of life.

Struggling with the responsibility of caring,
Hand to hand brawl,
Open fires and anti-social behaviour,

The order would protect.
Once the evidence was presented,
Not guilty to murder

-- Olivia Marsden

Mum killed disabled son, 10, with sponge after care removed

Indian and Chinese soldiers engage in hand-to-hand combat
Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth anti-social behaviour order

The Chained Messiah


According to a record rate of accelerating serious impacts,
Speeding up the loss of observation around the world,
World’s leading authority on worst-case scenarios.

A celebrity suffocated by saving the world,
Leading to the sacrifice, beloved but disabled
A sponge in throat, covered by the Messiah.

With distinctive bludgeoned features easy to find,
Chained possessions, heart-stopping blood,
Slowly using up all oxygen, I grew weary and died.

--Kelly Haley

Ex-wife of celebrity photographer admits killing disabled son
Girl A: Abigail Dean on her shocking debut novel
Global ice loss accelerating at record rate, study finds

The Coldest State


It's cold
After the winter
For ice is in the country

You don’t know me
But you’ll have seen
The ice

So deep
Threatens the end
A heart-stopping Monday

-- Kim Peters

UK at risk of becoming failed state, says Gordon Brown
Met Office forecasts snow to give way to wind and rain

Girl A: Abigail Dean on her shocking debut novel

Chelsea Fears Melania


Chelsea have sacked Frank Lampard,
This has been a very difficult decision,
There can never be a good time to part ways,

There are fears,
Give a timeline for when they will be removed,
But, with hopes rising of a return,

A stony-faced Melania strode away from them,
While Mary dismissed these claims,
The only repercussions faced were jibes.

-- Calve Cowdry

Chelsea to appoint Thomas Tuchel as manager
Mary Trump says she's prepared to change her name
Quarantine hotels could cost families thousands

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Birth Rates Fall


Snow has fallen in several locations
Human populations are set to decline
No more monkey selfies

Overpopulation the looming crisis of our age
Animals prowl in our abandoned 'ghost villages'
No more monkey selfies

A severe weather warning comes into force
Rewilding is taking place
No more monkey selfies

-- Rupert M Loydell

Snow falls around Devon and Cornwall
‘No more monkey selfies’: images could drive illegal pet trade
As birth rates fall, animals prowl abandoned 'ghost villages'

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Storm Evacuation Stress


President Joe Biden is set to sign
executive orders to boost the fight
against President Donald Trump.

Emergency legislation will be used
to increase criticism over slow decisions
throughout the pandemic.

People have been evacuated from their homes
and Priti Patel will face Boris Johnson
after he emerged yesterday to decide what is best.

-- Rupert Loydell

Storm Christoph: Evacuations amid floods and snow
Priti Patel to hold Downing Street press conference at 5pm
Biden to sign 10 executive orders to tackle Covid-19

As Unity Spread


smoke rising Pune India huge fire biggest vaccine facility
production of vaccine not affected construction site
spread over 100 acres cause yet to be established

Biden had Churchill bust removed replaced with Cesar Chavez
Tony Blair loaned it as a personal gift returned by Obama
to British embassy while Trump brought in different version

flesh out unity vision win back abandoned Americans
end divisive hatred intolerant anger, model of democracy
not degenerate into outright animosity, a reconciliation

-- Clark Allison

Is Joe Biden really capable of uniting America?
Fire breaks out at world’s biggest coronavirus vaccine facility
Joe Biden removes bust of Winston Churchill from Oval Office

Monday, January 11, 2021

Steal Cascading Protest


warning signs there Eastern Standard time election night
trying to steal the election facts didn’t matter
motley coalition rioters further incitement banned tweeting

restored to major cities cascading breakdowns countrywide
power plants shut down press conference Islamabad
exact location of the fault grid section delicate web

under pressure give way brutal oppressed famous dictators
learn from history respect voices watched across continent
live every day as last rattled by associated recent protest

-- Clark Allison

The 65 days that led to chaos at the Capitol

Nationwide power blackout plunges Pakistan into darkness

‘This is Africa’s generational cause,’ says Uganda’s election challenger