Michael Edwards





Little boy blue

come blow your horn

it’s really quite easy

but be forewarned

you need to be subtle and heaven knows

it’s so much easier when someone else blows.



  • dusk arising

    Yeah, but only if they blow the tune you elected them to do in the houses of that fine picture of yours.
    Nudge nudge wink wink.

    There's encouragement for more to blow their own trumpet within or without our political system after the farcical show our MP's have enacted in recent months.

    • Michael Edwards

      But they aint blowin' it are they. They are in complete denial of the fact that (whether you agree with the result or not) we voted to leave. Total sovereignty was the underlining factor for those who voted leave and all they are talking about is a an inferior half way house which is even worse than either the stay in or leave options. Horn blown.

    • Goldfinch60

      I hope that they can blow the right notes, blowing a horn is not easy.

      Good artwork Michael.

      • Michael Edwards

        Thanks Andy - should I have labelled this as 18+ or am I reading too much into it?

        • Goldfinch60

          It depends on whether the minds of some go down mucky lanes.

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        • Suresh

          It's so much easier to be in the opposition. Forewarned, the political system around the globe is falling apart.
          Are we really losing it? Are we heading for extremes and that will only lead to total loss of freedom.

          • Michael Edwards

            Total freedom is something to reach for but contact will always evade us.

          • Fay Slimm.

            The horn of politics blows every which way toward a tuneless future methinks - - your watercolour is an artistic delight - thanks for the pleasure of seeing it Michael.

            • Michael Edwards

              I wrote the poem with tongue in cheek but thanks to the fact that I unwittingly posted a picture of the Parliament with it the discussion and 'interpretation' seems to have taken a different path to the mucky one. Yes the future does appear to be without melody - pleased you like the watercolour.

            • Joker Wood

              There is a '(1)' in the title.
              Does that mean there's a continuation or something?

            • ANGELA & BRIAN

              THANKS for sharin' Uncle Mike ! Love the picure of the Thames : despite the Scenic Beauty of NZ the HOP made me homesick for the "Streets of London" and even BREXIT and Aunty MAY & Uncle BORIS !
              BRIAN is on a Field Course so I have posted our new Poetic Form "QUARENTA" (40 = 5 x 8) enjoy ! Haiku (17) are always too short for us : and even Tanka (31) ! Brian & I like to sing so we never blow things ! Brian : Guitar Mandolin etc and ME : Keyboard Marimba etc !
              Blessings & Peace in Our Time !
              Yours ANGELA (its 8pm here !) 🧡🧡🧡🧡

            • orchidee

              Fido might not bark, though it is called Little Boy BLUE.
              Good write and pic Captain - Hornblower!

            • Neville

              Well blow me down sidewards... am laughing up my sleeve... N

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