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”

Lockdown Dance

Lockdown Dance Lonely in lockdown I keep company with the colours of the many versions of myself, all of them, dancing, wriggling, moving and shifting, adjusting to a new idea of what it is to be alive and thriving a life-force, freeing themselves up from the conventions of what it once was to be constrained,Continue reading “Lockdown Dance”

`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`”

Business As Normal

Business As Normal Big surge. Fast spread. No end in sight. Breakfast briefing at Downing Street. Full English. Boris bursting with bacon. Pinged. Carpets bloody, but getting on with it. Business? As normal. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, November 16th, 2020 Image by Pexels from Pixabay

Here’s Boris! – Silly-Savvy Art

Gouache and collage, on 50 X 40 inch canvas board, painted in response to public queries regarding the whereabouts of Boris. See link to┬áThe Express article, ‘Where’s Boris?’ After a thorough search of the country – permission granted by Dominic Cummings ( i.e. one has to act upon instinct when in fear for the welfareContinue reading “Here’s Boris! – Silly-Savvy Art”

‘The Mogg Conga’: Silly-Savvy Art

A piece inspired by the idiocy of Jacob Rees-Mogg, when he insisted MPs travel from far and wide, to vote at the House of Commons – in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic! As the lesser mortals queue to vote, Rees-Mogg peers down at them, sharing out the virus to promote the Tory version ofContinue reading “‘The Mogg Conga’: Silly-Savvy Art”

Whatever Takes Your Fancy: Silly-Savvy Story

‘Select something,’ he said. ‘Yeah, I know, you said that before, but I just can’t think. It’s so hard to choose.’ ‘Just go for it. Whatever. Anything that takes your fancy!’ ‘But why? And if I do this, this time, what will you ask me to do next time?’ ‘Who knows – might be somethingContinue reading “Whatever Takes Your Fancy: Silly-Savvy Story”

Savvy Letter – Dear Dom (Again)

Dear Dom, Yes, it is me again! Me, Jay Cool! And yes, I know that you gave me the sack before I even got the job, or for that matter, before I even received a response! And, yes, I know that you haven’t had time to read my application letter yet, hence the prematurely-premature sacking.Continue reading “Savvy Letter – Dear Dom (Again)”