Branch Locator

Without any apology I traced my genealogy In hope I’d find an entry Replete with well-heeled gentry. Perhaps a Duke without an heir Set to bequeath his titled lair Or better yet a Duchess Who’d hold me in her clutches. I dreamed of billionaire tycoons Who sipped and supped from silver spoons Whose present state … Continue reading Branch Locator

Geek Chic

Weirdos They’re everywhere Lurking in our towns… Dogs flying through the air Fish dressed up as clowns Harp-playing rugby players Baths in chili sauce Preachers in underwear Girls who like lacrosse Street hustlers shuffling cards Ferrets down your pants Tap dancing crossing guards Stripping postulants Weirdos They’re everywhere Something’s run afoul What's lured them from … Continue reading Geek Chic

Counsel Culture

Sue sits at her laptop Pinging emails to herself Andy’s new ZOOM backdrop Is a virtual bookshelf Pete’s touched base with Linked-In To float this week’s ideation Debbie’s power-thinking More proactive penetration. Management consultants Hoped that Covid would pay out Not to be insultant But such optics are in doubt. Companies aren’t calling They're too … Continue reading Counsel Culture

Creature Feature

When dining out we’re well aware Our manners are on view We open doors like Fred Astaire Insisting... After you! Which silverware to use and when And how to hold a glass While tackling pommes parisienne Delineate one’s class. But not so in the cinema The difference is stark Because it’s hard to be bourgeois … Continue reading Creature Feature