Post Modernist Anti Utopias

A collection for stories which are based on future or present post modern scenarios which are less than Utopian. Some of my stories in other categories could sometimes be described in that way too. Stories could be serious or humourous, although probably more likely to be 'serious', and possibly depressing.

The Last Dollar On Earth

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The last super multinationals decide to merge - the huge multinationals which have been merging with and taking over all the other corporations. They are far more powerful than governments.

Progress In The Supermarket?

Progress In The Supermarket? Dreams of being something when he grows up. Everything falls into place, everyone has a place in society. All grow up to...

Liberation (Paradise Lost)

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The liberations of the 1960’s and 1970’s brought increased expectation for personal quality of life, in personal life, leisure, and at work. A...

Brave New World 1 and 2

Brave New World 13/11/19 Father Tom listened to the child as he requested his playlist on the music computer in the kitchen. “Alexa play my umm...

Spirit of the Age 1

Eclectic Electric, I stay up all night, into the night, Writing the lyrics of the Golden Age, I put Hawkwind on YouTube, when I should have been in...

Spirit of the Age 2 (What Purpose)

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Rock Rock Rock, Ha Ha Ha, I can feel the fear in the western world, Our children turned into punks, Spitting hate and derision, Creating sarcasm,...

Coronavirus

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Empty Streets in my town, The tourists have all gone home, to self isolate. Climate change is put on hold, We’re saving lots of fuel now, no one’s...

I Just Can't Be Happy Today (Virus Version)

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(Based on/ influenced by the lyrics of the famous 1979 track by The Damned) They’re closing the schools They’re storing the books The church is empty...

Playing Golf While Rome Catches The Virus

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Rome was burning. Nero practised his violin to keep his mind off the ruin of his great city. Meanwhile Trump tried to cut taxes for the rich businessmen, desperately slashing Obamacare. Then the virus came.....!

Looking At Us (Hope It All Goes Away)

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What has happened to us? Have we become someone new, more frightened, more extreme, more judgemental of our neighbours? Are we critical of the man...

How Much Are Flights To Shanghai?

No idea. Probably around 800 to 900, depending on where you wanna go! Disneyland Shanghai would be great! Only 2,375 yen a night, which is 17 pounds...

Late April Dream (Part 1)

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The window is open. Boris is calling me, visiting. The birds are singing. I have been dreaming about writing a poem about the virus, Another streamed...

Late April Dream (Part 2)

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Dreams are elusive, and you can never keep them. They are all about the virus times, Now we are living in the times of the virus. The news is all...

Here Comes The Sun

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Here Comes The Sun But where are the people? No one’s around! In the garden? Up the stairs? Even the cat’s gone out. Our Labrador is in the shade,...

Meanwhile In America

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Meanwhile In America A Cacophony of Hate A Policeman kills a Black Man in front of the world’s cameras, And they seem slow to bring him to justice...