Conformity and unthinking trap us. There is a way to escape
Sponsored bike rides to distant countries - or just the excuse for a big adventure?
Uses same pattern as 'Baa, Baa, Black Sheep' - short poem about conformity
The people met in the journey through life
Why do people grieve at funerals? Often it's not for the departed but is a release of deeper emotions
I'm afraid I'm not a great fan of dogs, and look askance at their owners
Anti-pit bull poem
Wanting to revisit childhood
Ignorance is bliss
Gun culture, USA
Without height we'd all be two dimensional.
It's just a personal view ...
Arranged marriages in traditionally-minded families
A teacher saving a child's life
Being first at something, anything, is more important than actually having a worthwhile goal - apparently
That heart-sinking sentence
Imagination can take us for a wild ride
Dreadful, stifling college course
God as a market-trader on Judgement Day
What would it be like to be the pet of a cat?
A drug-crazed young man
Going back a bit - programming a video recorder was a complete pain in the neck
Endless news that rots the brain
Courage in the face of death
A fantasy poem about loneliness and sadness - a poor creature stuck on a barren rock in the middle of the sea
The beginning of the end of the world
Easy to see ourselves as prisoners
Rain pelting down
A mocking look at the dreaded circular sent at Christmas etc.
A description of where I used to live
Banks - led by incompetent fools, greedy and amoral
The joy and pain of reading
This guy claimed to be a T'ai Chi teacher over 30 years ago.
Women and men think differently
AI and search engines
Gutless, brave once they're retired, these Generals sound off about the rights and wrongs of the latest war
Spacemen arrive from outer space to try and change planet earth. But what goes wrong?
Wanting to keep the world at a distance and to retreat into a shell
Science and the human spirit and God
The two sides of a woman's character
Pointless training scheme