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Posts Tagged ‘butcher’

Pig Flu China 2009: a poem

Pig flu? No, not China. Here the pigs flew. In fact, I may have seen them. Through the coal smoke haze Rose a snouted cumulous storm of shadowy mystery Accompanied by nightmarish squealing Lightening flashed a butcher’s blade And a warm rain commenced It stabbed like sweat at open cuts And turned my white shirt […]


The Last of the Really Great Idlers

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 60 See that mark? That carefully printed red symbol on the far right that looks similar to the tattoos American teenagers like to have injected permanently into their skin? Unlike those, this is not a sign of innocence. This is the chai, indicating the approach of doom. The mark […]


Dear Empty Street

Dear Empty Street, What is this? Some sort of joke – you bang your pots and pans and scream, and when the foreigners come to the window everyone scatters? “What noise, silly foreigners?” Classic. You probably saw it in an American movie – Toy Story, or Who Framed Roger Rabbit? maybe. Now everyone will think […]