"Confusion" and "Alibi"


Try to hear
a vanishing echo
or see
through the fog
of futility
ideas scattered




Collective guilt
claims the sanctuary
of stupidity
to escape responsibility.



Ken W. Simpson

Ken W. Simpson is an Australian poet and essayist. He was educated at Scotch College and Swinburne Art School. He began writing short stories, then switched to writing free verse poetry and essays with a poetry collection, Patterns of Perception, published by Augur Press (UK) in January 2015.


Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 22:48