Poetry – New Fictions

New Fictions

Our fictions are crumbling –

God, King and Country

Have lost their meaning.

People have lost their faith.

We need better fictions

To believe in;

Fictions that are better

Than the old ones.

One planet; one people,

One realm of nature;

One home for us all;

To be treated with respect.

Opher 2.12.2018

We created fictions to hold us together and give us strength. But the cohesion is wearing thin. We are becoming divided.

We no longer believe there is a god.

We’ve lost our faith in our politicians.

We do not stand for the Queen.

We know all people are one. That race, nationality and creeds are fictions.

I think it’s time to jettison the old and bring in a new set that we can believe in.



The planet.

I’d put my faith into those.