Big Lift Ferry Poem F304

Bomb threats ev’rywhere –
But the only things going
Off are pissed off folks




Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.



Notes to this poem…


A rash of bomb threats had been happening in Nova Scotia, with stretches to Atlantic Canada and a slight focus in the Halifax area. They’re all fakes, as I suspected. However, I’m glad the police are taking the threats seriously, and that the mainstream media have started to not bother reporting them to give the perpetrators the attention they seek.

Probably a group able to mask themselves digitally to be sending automated calls routed through untrackable numbers in foreign territories, maybe even masked as a local number, if I were to guess. Not hard to guess considering the capacities of hackers and such out there to be able to break into all sorts of highly secure systems, with lots of low security systems available for hi-jacking to do your bidding.

Regardless, the only things going off are people pissed off by these disruptions to their lives.

The F-series poems are part of a collection composed on my ferry rides across Halifax Harbour when the buses aren’t crossing the MacDonald bridge due to the Big Lift bridge redecking. This should keep happening until at least December 2016.


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