Poetry

Mine, and occasionally others'.

'Government'

by Janine Booth (intro) / Eva Gore-Booth (poem) - published in Solidarity 334

Eva Gore-Booth (1870–1926) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and a suffragist and labour movement activist.

To Whom It May Concern

Please note that this should be read with a satirical tone.

To the owners of the domain name TheBigJ.com:

I understand that you have purchased this domain name and are in the process of establishing a website named The Big J. I further understand that the 'Big J' to whom you refer is one Jesus, previously resident of Nazareth and whom you and several million other people believe to be a deity.

Culpable Homicide

A brief comment prompted by the verdict in the trial of Oscar Pistorius for killing Reeva Steenkamp:

I've been trying to glean
What the court might mean
By 'culpable homicide'
I now understand - 
You were a bit out of hand
And someone or other died

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