Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Progression-regression.














Discombobulation;
Confusion of the nation,
Retail computation;
Food-miles consternation.

Traded our simplicity
For triple wrapped duplicity,
In corporate multiplicity.
Lost our village, more’s the pity!

Thanks again Tess for a thought provoking prompt... takes me back.

16 comments:

  1. excellent Stafford- I ranted on mine too...

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  2. I'm glad to see you are still poeming away for Magpie. I haven't participated in ages, but I'm excited to be back. As always, nice poem!

    Kelly @ KellyDelValle.net/poetry

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  3. ... And my poor head is spinning now!

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  4. Fine acerbic comment Stafford.

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  5. Sometimes progression does end up being regression. A wise and witty write Stafford. :-)

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  6. What a perfect title...'Progression Regression"...how I long for those simpler times and those fond memories...I remember we had a "Herbie the Helms man" who drove around in a truck with pull out drawers with fresh pastries....OH HOW I LOVED THE AROMA FROM THOSE DRAWERS and the sweet taste of the pastries...YUM. Herbie always had a smile...

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  7. Spot on witty observation. :-)

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  8. Definitely . . but so well said . . . . :)
    ~ Eddie :)

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  9. If only there were more shops like this one still around. Mind you, my county town is richer in them than many others.
    We are very lucky.

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  10. "Traded our simplicity
    For triple wrapped duplicity,
    In corporate multiplicity.
    Lost our village, more’s the pity!"

    These lines are so common everywhere.. Brilliant!

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