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The Firmest Embrace

The Firmest Embrace

I fought the firmest embrace And lost. No brethren left to share my burden, The yoke’s mark rests on my back alone. Released from an overlong cell, So afraid to leave, The sun dazzles. The path is unlaid, bare. Milestones […]

47% Agree: Romney’s Maths Stink

47% Agree: Romney’s Maths Stink

Before you leap up in fury, let me start by saying I am not going to mention taxes, or entitlements, or anything like that. There is no need. Whenever a politician enters a two-horse race saying that 47% will not […]

The Spectrum of a Woman

The Spectrum of a Woman

The semantics of colour Is known to many lovers Watch pink stick fill lips And how that black dress Elides your hips Brush back platinum blonde To hang gold from Flesh holes Black stockings ascend you Until they part from […]

Why Predistribution Makes Miliband Prediculous

Why Predistribution Makes Miliband Prediculous

Please let me make a prediction about ‘predistribution’, a solution to Britain’s economic and social woes, as explained by Labour Leader Ed Miliband this week. As he put it: We need to care about predistribution as well as redistribution. We […]

What Clint Should Have Said

What Clint Should Have Said

The problem with being partisan is that it forces you to be wrong some of the time. There is no need to be political to understand the truth of this. People make mistakes. Organizations make mistakes. Sports teams make mistakes. […]