Haiku: ‘No Excuse in 2020’

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This year’s no excuse
Decency is eternal
Manners maketh Man

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: ‘Shut’

Businesses shut down

Empty cafes and take outs

Fear and anger full

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

In these time we need all the support we can get.

Poem: Stop Being So Nice

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Kindly disposed
I blunder into scams and swindles.
Look, I wouldn’t wish to demonise wolves
for merely following their instinct to survive;
and I shall be a sheep no more.
Let’s say it how it is and I will respond in kind,
without kind words and flattery.
Put simply, I asked you to do something,
so would you be so kind as to complete it?

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Daily Haiku: Friends

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You believe something
I will take another tack
We can still be friends

copyright Francis Barker 2020