The Foreigners Are Coming…

The foreigners are coming…

Changing our way of life

They come with their strange languages

Causing us pain and strife

Although I must just mention

When I went down to Spain

Most of them spoke English there

So that was easy on the brain

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Reading Reading!

Chorus

Reading, reading

Reading gives a feeling

Reading makes your life

So wonderful and pleasing

Reading, reading

Reading gives a feeling

Reading makes your life

So wonderful and pleasing
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The Flood (Parental Advisory- Adult Themes)

Becalmed, the wide rubber raft floated aimlessly on the choppy waters, far from any sort of assistance. Huddled and shivering, refugees and migrants from a plethora of regions rubbed their hands and bodies. Mothers swaddled their children around their own meagre coats, while the irascible captain yelled and cursed at the steaming motor at the back. Holding his walkie-talkie close to his heart like a keepsake, he barked at his accomplices back in their base, demanding to know why his rescue boat had not arrived. Crackling voices responded, urging him to stay calm and wait.

“Hey, Mr Syria!” Yelled a young man, with deep dark skin like a killer whale and piercing eyes; the whiteness shone like the moon in the night. “We have some time. And we hear you can tell some stories….”

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