THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN (as Shakespeare saw it) All the world’s a stage/And all the men and women merely players/They have their exits and their entrances… THE SEVEN AGES OF WOMAN (as I see it) All the world’s a soap/And all the girls and women TV actresses/They have their long-shots and their close-ups…   … More ADONIS AND APHRODITE


DECEMBER 2017 The Second Coming Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full … More THIS MONTH’S POEM