As metaphors go

1. None of us chanted it was a straight, sooty summer the summer we electrocuted Fort McMurray Formamurrie Former Murray that summer none of us chanted the fort the fort the fort is on fire   that summer we stopped feeling the Bern and trembled afore the trump.fern.o and cheered on first responders mobilized all hands, […]

Spacy Connect

Spacy connect. Our timorous breath   is not enough is nowhere near enough   iJibber this iJabber that The more we make contact The more contacts we make The less we ground The less we rest; Feverishly hearting all the livelong day Under all that overwire everywhere All that overwire everywhen: Less and less we […]

Advice to no-one in particular

Communicate clearly Make decisions Plan collaboratively Facilitate peoples’ success Hold space for peoples’ talents, interests and passions Let people do what they’re good at Let people do their jobs Let people develop their own relationships Co-define the work, the priorities and the goals Share the thinking Advocate for training, skills and capacity Be a colleague […]

Now is time

  You and you puckish vain You mess with rage You flirt with nothing Such as you, amiss and feverish   Hear it.  Feel it. Your heart pumping twice as hard But you are not getting anywhere Your heart pumping thrice as hard But you are not getting anywhere Nowhere Your heart pumps arhythm Your […]