Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Poetry

To Babies Born

Boom! Did you hear that? Ah!  Sweet, sweet music! Yo’ didn’t hear it? Boom!  It’s the sound of An abortuary burning! Sweet, sweet music To my ears So it’s cheers To those fellows And ladies (let’s not Forget those ladies!) O let us pray For another day Of joy for a boy Or even a […]

Ancestry Dot Com

Ancestry Dot Com You got nothin’ comin’Adam is your boss He brought the loss You got that thing within They call it sin And it puts a din On all you do You can’t win You got it right in you Nothin’ you can do But repent, take hold Get bold and say “Hey” to […]

Pounce on the Mouse

(For our wanton animal rights friends and patriots) 13 May, 2020 I love those bald eagles Whenever  they swoop down And clamp those powerful jaws Around the neck of small birds Or a mouse or other hapless rodent. My heart throbs with joy. The squeals of those mice Squeezed by those talons Is like sweet […]

Who You Momma?

Who you Momma?Your Mom is the oneWho looks after your life.Like a wifeShe cares for you over all.She is the one who broughtYou into the world and soughtTo make you all you might be.Oh that you could seeWhat a wonder she be!There will come a dayWhen she will go awayNever to be seen againThat place […]

Overwhelmed by Sins of Omission

I adjure you to abjure asinine jesting And jocularly to  join with Jesus. Jettison juvenile joys and jump on the Bandwagon as we bust balls And break wind without whining While we wind our way through days of Dreary drudgery dreadfully facing Fearful foes and friends forsaking Foolish ways while we wander wistfully Wither we […]

The Big Ten (in verse)

You shall have no other gods but Me, Before no idol bow the knee; Take not the name of God in vain, Nor dare the Sabbath day profane; Give both your parents honor due; Take heed that you no murder do; Abstain from words and deeds unclean; Nor steal, though you be poor and mean; […]

On Matthew’s Passage

(Written on Thursday 30 January, 2020, two days after Matt’s death on Tuesday) We are all on the same path And we all fall from it And so meet death At some time and some place. We don’t know when or where But death is, indeed, there. Matt met him unexpectedly In the middle of […]

That Nick

13 November, 2020 at 1020 That Nick Can some kinda pick That guitar When he’s a-strummin’ And a-hummin’ On that church stage! What a rage Must be made Down in the shade of that underworld Where demons cry As they die Under the victory Of our Champ Who did stamp, Yea and did tramp All […]

Corona – 13 April

Corona Virus He’ll Take Some People Out! Do all your duties. Be ready for the end. Leave all your cuties. To whom will He you send? Pack up your troubles In your old kit bag. Don’t look for a moment At that nasty hag. It comes upon us – down To people all around. Death […]

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