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Mainstream Poetry Set #004

INDIAN WINTER (12/05/2009)
Hellish cold weather
Freezing us in April, then
Autumn’s back again.

INDIAN WINTER CALLING (12/05/2009)
Indian winter
Driving you indoors again,
Till Autumn returns.

INDIAN WINTER COMES (12/05/2009)
Down in Victoria
Hellish winter comes early,
Only for two weeks.

I ONCE HEARD A BANSHEE SHRIEK (11/01/2009)
I once heard a banshee shriek
It scared me half as much,
As shrieking tennis girls.

INSUFFERABLE (I)
The common man ruled
Over by monarchy, is
Insufferable.

INTERNET STALKING?
Internet stalking!
A serious Hate Crime? Let’s
let the Feds decide!!!

AN IQ PROBLEM? (30/12/08)(afs)
Rather than our age
Perhaps our IQ’s needed?
To cut down the spite!

JAHBULON
Precious Jahbulon
The sacred word to keep,
Hidden from normal men.

JESUS, MY LORD (06/11/2008)
Jesus, my saviour
Who died and was then reborn,
Yes, Jesus, my Lord!

JESUS, REBORN (06/11/2008)
Jesus he died for me
He died on the cross; then
He was reborn for me!

THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL
Elvis is the King
He’s the King of Rock and Roll:
Rock-and-Roll music.

KING OF THE JUNGLE
Majestic lions roar
To show the lethal jungle,
That they know no fear.

LADY DIANA? (21/03/2009)
Who murdered Lady Diana?
MI5 because she’s British or,
MI6 because she was overseas?

LEAD ME, GUIDE ME (06/11/2008)
How can I get lost?
With Jesus to lead me, and
Jesus to guide me!

LEMON HAIR
Shiny lemon hair
Billowing in the night breeze,
Round a lovely face.

LIGHTNING STRIKES (I)
Thunderclaps, lightning strikes
A tree cleft into two,
Black and smouldering.

LIVING IN THE 1990s
Poverty, misery;
Soaring unemployment:
Such was the 1990s!

LONELY PLATEAUX
Strange travellers trudge
Along on lonely plateaux,
‘Cross the vast travails.

LOST LOVE
If only time could
Heal the agony of heartache,
You feel deep inside.

THE LOVE OF MY LORD (06/11/2008)
Just one thing helps me
When my life seems worthless, yes
The Love of my Lord!

THE LOVE OF THE LORD (06/11/2008)
When life seems empty
Just one thing keeps me going,
The love of the Lord!

LOVERS’ EYES
My lover’s eyes sparkle
Just like living diamonds,
Precious to my heart.

LUCY BABY (18/10/2008)
Lucy Baby is
A really wild child; you know
She’s a tomcat boy!

MINI THE MOOCHER
Furry little minx
Cannot resist the treasures,
In a garbage can.

MISTRESS OF THE NIGHT
Shadowy figure:
The mistress of the night,
Eager to taste your love.

POST-ROCK-&-ROLL 1987-
Rap, Hip-Hop, Techno-Crud
All Post-Rock-and-Roll forms:
1987 onwards.

RAIN, RAIN (02/12/08)
Rain, rain go away
Help! Help! I’m drowning, someone
Please save me! Help! Help!

A REAL WILD CHILD
Orange tabby tom
A loveable young wild child,
Boss-boy in this house.

REASON
Your sense of reason
Has been savagely abused:
Love has flown the coop.

RED SANDS SHIFTING (22 Dec 2008)
Red desert sands shift:
A lost man looks down toward,
Endless dunes below!

REFLEXIONS ON LIFE
Reflexions on life:
The nineteen-thirties, two-thousands;
Times of depression.

REFLEXIONS ON PAIN
Reflexions on life:
The nineteen-thirties, -nineties;
Times of depression.

REGRETS (I)
Minds torn by regrets
Evil thoughts tormenting, keeps
your heart from healing.

ROCK & ROLL R.I.P.
Rock & Roll R.I.P.
Born in 1949; passed
away in 1987.

ROCK & ROLL WAS HERE TO STAY
Rock and Roll was here
To stay. Until the day it
died. Circa '87.

ROCK AND ROLL WILL NEVER DIE (?)
Rock … Rock and Roll. Rock
and Roll will never die.
Oops, guess I was wrong!

ROTTEN EGGS (16/11/2008)
Rotten eggs spoil like
Rotten apples in a bowl;
Let’s all keep it clean!

SATORI
A moment of sight
Sudden enlightenment lifts,
Curtains from your mind.

SEE THE DUCKS
Hear the ducks: Quack! Quack!
Then the rifles fire: Boom! Boom!
See the ducks fall dead!

THE SEPARATION
Swiftly changing moods:
Tenderness becomes coldness;
Then hostility.

SEXY EYES
Eyes that hint of love
Eyes that promise great passion,
To this lonely man.

THE END
© Copyright 2021, Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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