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Back in the Day. Cigarette Ash Trays

FCS focuses on promoting humour, offbeat poetryand exploring things different Back in the day, you remember?When no-one could see any harmCigarette ashtrays were built inBuilt into cinema arms? Don MatthewsSeptember 2020

Poet Don on Going Down Rabbit Holes

FCS focuses on promoting humour,offbeat poetry and exploring things different You’ve never been down a rabbit hole?They always are too smallYou have to think hard and shrink yourselfI can dig it bigger Poet Don. I have a shovel…. You are a smart thinker my son…. Thankyou Poet Don….

Teenage Dating Apps are a Disaster Waiting to Happen

What happened to the days of teenagersHanging out with their matesPlaying sport, or going to the beach? These activities now competeWith screens and appsAs they fixate on their phonesAnd trawl social-media sites It’s killing the art of conversationBlunting their social skills Why are the looking for love online?They have little or no ideaOf the personContinue reading “Teenage Dating Apps are a Disaster Waiting to Happen”

After Lotsa Effort I’ve Got Me a Very Secure Password

FCS focuses on promoting humour, offbeat poetryand exploring things different I’m gonna do a passwordProtect me globally123 then 456All done, secure I be Hello? somebody’s hacked meMy password was secure123 then 456Secure I was, so sure Research has revealed ‘123456’ is in the top spot of the 100 most commonly used passwords globally Don MatthewsSeptemberContinue reading “After Lotsa Effort I’ve Got Me a Very Secure Password”

What About Dad Me?

FCS focuses on promotinghumour, offbeat poetry and exploring things different They say dad’s play helps children But what about me? From an early age he beat me atTwister, Hungry Hippo, Battleship I had to hide the Monopoly boardTucked a few hotels in my pocket just in case Sport? I hide in the shed He evenContinue reading “What About Dad Me?”

Guest Poet Hg ‘(gel)(a)(see)’

FCS promotes offbeat poetry and exploring all things different (gel)(a)(see) iamjealousjealous of my smartand beautiful friendsfor they can arrange their sentencesso simplyyet eleganti always understand what they meanbutme? it’s like i have to make a speechout of the magnets on the fridgeno matter what intelligent thoughts i thinkit seems they don’t stickand my fridge isContinue reading “Guest Poet Hg ‘(gel)(a)(see)’”

Conversation with my Mind

FCS promotes offbeat poetry and exploring all things different I am a poet of extremesFlippant, Serious, ComicHelp me with my last line, mindWhat rhymes with comic? Tomic? Thankyou…. You’re welcome…. He is a poet of extremesThinks up such strange ideasCome help me with my last line DonTo rhyme idea? Ikea? Thankyou…. You’re welcome…. Don MatthewsSeptemberContinue reading “Conversation with my Mind”

Poet Don and his Typewriter

FCS focuses on promoting humour, offbeat poetry and exploring all things different I tap on my typewriterOld-fashioned tho I beI like the way keys clitter-clatterMaking poe….. Keys stuck…. bother Get a keyboard…. Poet Don is old school and likes to prepare his news reports and lesson preparations on his old faithful Remington.Despite no longer beingContinue reading “Poet Don and his Typewriter”

Eating Out

When you think you’ve someoneEating out your handDon’t forget to countYour fingers…. Don MatthewsSeptember 2020

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