Fighting yourself while looking for work
Words are stuck in their tracks
No ability any longer other than to stumble in an out of rage
Rage and impotence slapping together, wet, rank and joyless
As the world goes by not … Read the rest
So, what about Glastonbury or some small village in Vietnam where the brutality is glazed over with warm spirituality and the illusion that the real world occurs in the in the other side of the planet?
Utter and obvious rubbish, … Read the rest
Having quite clearly gone insane, Russell had called me over to the house to show me just how low he’d sunk and how he was very definitely not coming back and he was taking us all with him. Honestly … Read the rest
Everything’s going to be OK.
After a few years of pain.
For those of us who make it.
Everything will be Okay.
The only ones who matter
Are the ones who survive.
Forget War Graves and Still … Read the rest
Janette walked in the kitchen. She walked and walked. She walked around the kitchen looking for beer. Her kitchen as was. Changes had been made, she had to admit that they were all good changes too. That admission… Read the rest
“It is what it is.”
Let me introduce you to Mike. Solid Mike. Michael doesn’t like to make a fuss. He doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about. Mike’s favourite phrase, a phrase he stands by, a phrase for … Read the rest
Packing toys and terrible things
Into thin black plastic bags.
Throwing them into the sea of bins
A lifetime moved on
Ready to be emptied on Tuesday.
On to something else.
The things that … Read the rest
Here is Barbara Fountain
She is a culture shock
Moderately over-easy like many other breakfast flings
She slings the magazine away
And leaves the coffee, standing cold and objectionable
Then she exits the building
Rocking and rolling
Skitting … Read the rest
“Are you there, my friend? Are you around the place, sitting?”
Benbo growls, all caustic off his face.
Hungry and willing.
A wasted guy, a desperate cause.
Catch him. Keep him.
Despite his obvious flaws.
“Are you there? Is there … Read the rest