Category poems

the polski sklep has closed its doors

for the last time. And this morningin the June heat, men are haulingthe awkward empty bulk of chiller units from shop to pavement to truck,already sweating. Cursing in a languagewe claim we do not understand but speak too well. A…
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doing his best

In which the reader is invited to consider the A-Z of charges laid at the door of Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, setting them against the oft-repeated claim that he is doing his best. Please tick all answers that apply.
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dreamtime

two months in, he can barely remember
a time before, has pared life back
to weekly shop, the bins, a newspaper
that yellows on the kitchen table...
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enough

And so, it comes.
That winter morning when you wake
and find that you have had.

enough...
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