Keep A Grip

Gas prices rise. Keep a grip. Income Support dips. Keep a grip. One for the price of two. Keep a grip. Profits drop. Pubs shut. Empty shelves. Employment hit. But keep that grip, says Boris.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay   P.S. Out of politeness, I decided againstContinue reading “Keep A Grip”

Pressure – Silly-Savvy Poem

Pressure Lockdown, lockdown, when we going to lockdown? Now we’re in, now we’re in, when we going to get out? Lockdown, lockdown, when we going to lockdown? Get us out, get us out, when you going to get us out? Relax, caution, relax, caution. Back. Last one, hold on, last one, hold on. Hassle, hassleContinue reading “Pressure – Silly-Savvy Poem”

Boris Looks Back …

Boris Looks Back … It may be that we need to do things in the coming weeks ….. Take your time, Boris, why don`t you? Wait until the problems pile up and then, perhaps, take action! Tis always best to have the benefit of hind sight, isn`t it? Copyright owned by Jay Cool, 1st JanuaryContinue reading “Boris Looks Back …”

Looking At Where I Am

A poem inspired by Boris Johnsons Brexit negotiations, as reported by, BBC2 Newsnight, 10 December 2020. Looking at where I am, I find myself at a dinner table, in Brussels, and devoid of the anticipated fish dinner, feeling downbeat, hungry, full of regrets and with just three weeks to go before my people, The British,Continue reading “Looking At Where I Am”

`Measly, Nasty Cut`

‘Measly, Nasty Cut‘ With ease, he calls it measly, a nasty, nasty cut, but how can a cut be measly, when a cut is a lot less than a gash? Copyright of poem owned by Jay Cool, November 2020 Written in response to a response (quoted from a guest on Channel 4 News, 7pm, NovContinue reading “`Measly, Nasty Cut`”

Sillily-Serious Poem – Young Boris

I wrote this, yesterday morning (17th Oct, 2019), after observing a youthful Boris lookalike sauntering through St. Peter’s market square, Sudbury. Later that day, I had the misfortune of hearing the news about Boris agreeing a deal with the EU! Boris, young, with same loose tongue, whips, carefree, ‘neath glare of St. Peter’s . CapContinue reading “Sillily-Serious Poem – Young Boris”

Savvy Poem – Boulder Dough

Climate change, trolls, homophobia and racism dominate the news. Is this refreshing, not to hear about Brexit? Or, does it all roll in together – all kneaded up in a lump of dough – until, ball-like, it’s pushed nudged down, until it crushes us.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, 20th September 2019 Please read,Continue reading “Savvy Poem – Boulder Dough”