INTERROBANG

Musings on life, the universe and an elephant named Flobo

In a world of sensory overload brought about by the glare of smart phones, fitness bands and a fully “plugged in” society, it seems to have become increasingly common for us as a society to throw the blinkers on when faced with something that we don’t wish to view. I have covered the topic of …

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To put pen to paper, or to sit in front of a screen as a blinking cursor highlights the white page. People, including world-famous authors like Stephen King right down to people who have never actually written a thing in life (apart from the assignments that no one can avoid during school) all seem to …

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Another brilliant poem by my friend Robert Hayes. Please let me know what you think.   OLD MAN A man’s reflection tells no lies Scars and wrinkles worn with pride His youth betrayed, a life now lived Left with nothing more to give. His wife’s long passed, his children grown All has past him, he …

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  A poignant poem dedicated to those who have served. Parade of the Fallen Slaughtered lambs Littered lands The children of the poor Like cannon fire, We admire The heroes that came before. Battle worn We see the dawn Another year has passed. Ranks unknown Medals shown Our bravery is set to task To mourn …

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“All that we see or seem. Is but a dream within a dream.” Edgar Allan Poe certainly seemed to know what he was on about with this line. I have been contemplating the ideas of dreams over the last couple of days. Trying to figure out why some people crave dreams, long to fall asleep at …

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I would like to introduce you to Robert Hayes, a talented poet I have recently met. He has granted permission for me to share some of his work with you.   The Chamber (life on Death Row) I’ve had my day before the court Remorse now plagues my every thought Guilty the verdict they just …

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I know I haven’t posted anything in a couple of days and I have missed my little blogette (to me Interrobang is a rather feisty female). The simple fact is, I’ve been absolutely bloody exhausted and the thought of spending more time in front of a screen has been enough to make it feel like …

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“Til Death do us part” sounds like a rather innocuous line of vows however personally, I think it should be removed entirely. Anyone who has truly been in love knows that death doesn’t really part anything. You still love the person. You just don’t inhabit the same plane of existence. Also, with divorce being permissible …

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