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The Age of Estrangement

Filed under: General — Downunder @ 8:37 am Wed 8th July 2015

Safe in the bosom of wickedness
Rocked in the arms of selfish defeat

The wind whispers their names
Heard only by those in hopeless retreat

They’re spoon fed and neat
Dressed only to be seen

There’s starlight dancing in the sky.
A lonely reminder of what could have been.

There’s cash a plenty
Thou satisfy the Servile’s might

Tis only the moonlight warming the cold dark nights
Not the love of bairns lost to the fight


  1. Who is the author?

    Comment by Ministry of Men's Affairs — Wed 8th July 2015 @ 10:41 am

  2. It’s from one of our old campaigners.

    I got it from Bevan Berg last night.

    Comment by Downunder — Wed 8th July 2015 @ 10:58 am

  3. Beautiful!

    Hope words leads into action against the lost souls (again)?

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Wed 8th July 2015 @ 12:11 pm

  4. Bevan Berg


    Ill paint to that, an sing inward tunes…

    Comment by joseph — Wed 8th July 2015 @ 12:25 pm

  5. As a child my mother prevented my having a relationship with my father. Upon my leaving to undertake employment I was austrisised by her. In truly sinister circumstances, my children have been removed from my life. Social terrorism has long been a weapon in the war on men.

    Comment by Peadar — Mon 10th August 2015 @ 9:28 am

  6. @5 And assuming you dated more than one girl before having children, did any of them end the relationship on the basis that you didn’t have a good relationship with your mother?

    Wouldn’t be the first time I had heard that story.

    Comment by Downunder — Tue 15th August 2017 @ 1:19 pm

  7. Downunder please pass on my best regards to Bevan Berg next time you meet him.
    As you say an old campaigner.

    Comment by Allan Harvey — Tue 15th August 2017 @ 4:18 pm

  8. Yeah, give Bevan our regards too. We heard his personal issues prevent him from contributing usefully these days.

    Comment by Ministry of Men's Affairs — Tue 15th August 2017 @ 10:31 pm

  9. That’s so sweet of you MOMA, always one to have others best interests at heart.

    Comment by Downunder — Wed 16th August 2017 @ 8:04 am

  10. A new precedent, or a random act of kindness?

    Comment by Voices back from the bush — Wed 16th August 2017 @ 8:53 am

  11. @10 just a random act, I think … oops, just saw the link below …

    Comment by Downunder — Wed 16th August 2017 @ 9:00 am

  12. Right that’s enough of this crap.
    The social discrimination lobby is here in our shops now.
    But two can play this game.
    Any trades work I do for female clients, I’m adding a 10% extra charge for being a woman.

    Comment by Voices back from the bush — Wed 16th August 2017 @ 12:59 pm

  13. Only 10%

    I have mentioned previously an article published in England, that suggested a good man was worth £30,000 a year, in saved expenditure to a relationship.

    I am just wondering if you could do a ‘rough’ comparison and see what the percentage is?

    Comment by Downunder — Wed 16th August 2017 @ 2:14 pm

  14. Voices @ 10: Thanks for that article. Wow, it seems the Indian law lords are a lot more sensible and honest than in NZ. Here, numerous laws have been passed that invite women to misuse them, and prosecutions for perjury are seldom pursued so misuse of the law has become the norm.

    Voices @ 12: What’s incredible is that men apparently go along with this illegal sexism. The media portrayal of it is as though it’s a good cause and make no mention of its illegality. Utterly astounding. Of course, the beliefs and reasoning underlying this are faulty and childish.

    Comment by Man X Norton — Thu 17th August 2017 @ 10:59 am

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