National Service, Poetry, Politics

National Disservice

how can dis  ️  allow? DEAR SIR, I read with grave concern that pple sign petition for football player to allow to be defer. That is not fair. If he want Fulham, must fullpack first. If he want play defence, must Mindef first. If he want play midfield, must outfield first If he want to strike,… Continue reading National Disservice

memory, National Service, Poetry

Thank you for your service

In the half-light before dawn, Seventeen years before you were born, Boys stood half-waked on a parade square A hundred conscripts gathered there. One by one, to each in turn, Gun-metal was given, assigned to learn The ways to maim, to shoot, to kill All extensions of a nation's will. Then, as I cradled plastic… Continue reading Thank you for your service