History Poems

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History – it’s what seperates us from the dinosaurs. Here are my takes on the past from the comfort of the present – catch them now before they’re repeated. It’s also a place to park my poems on politics, because nothing ages quicker than current affairs.

Adventures in Phantom Time


Armistice Sunday Blues

Aves Republica


Decline & Fall

Democracy in Action

Golden Ages Last For Ages

The Good Life

The Green Tree Anthem

Hounslow Fast & Hounslow Slow



The Knockers

Mate in One

Month of Fertility

Mortal Remains

Musings on the Nature of Hadrian’s Wall

No Man’s Pie is Freed from his Ambitious Finger

Of Lost & Found Cities

The Peasants are Revolting

Put out to Pasture

The Queen of the Cockles

Queen of the Silk Road

A Recipe for Iron Gall Ink


Royal Peculiar

Salient Thoughts

The Sheriff of Chelsea


The Star-Spangled Manna

To the Future British Republic

Us Too

Value Added Tax


Your False True-Colours