Poetry

Wednesday Poem

Today is Waitangi Day: February 6. A public holiday: for the woke a day of protest at Waitangi where the quiet voices of reconciliation shall be shouted down. The ahistorical ignorance of the current crop of activists is painful. So…

Wednesday Poems

Lewis had a difficult childhood: between the early death of his mother, a staunch Anglican preparatory school (which he hated) and then the trenches. He had little bad to say about the bullies, fagging and gossip of his school: the…