Monthly Archives: April 2012

In a thought

Would a single sweet silent star Cost but a shilling beyond my empty purse That glittering orbit from afar Beating in the wild wide universe: Would I yet be willing to sell this paupers soul Into shackles for a moments … Continue reading

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Springtime

The day was cold and damp Like a beggars outstretched palm “I’m hungry, not eaten for two days,” Mumbled, jumbled words from cracked lips “Come with me. I’ll get you breakfast.” And I took him to a cafe “Full English … Continue reading

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As The World Went By.

I thought I loved As my youth went by – Time passed, my curious eye Often watched in wonder… Under, my stoic gaze… (Sometimes – in a drunken haze)… Lost carefree days, in those wayward ways. Then, when thunder dashed … Continue reading

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It comes to us all

Wispy white hair finger joints swollen sore plastic teeth rattle, in a slackened old jaw where she sits with a vacant, lacklustre stare. In a cracked leather chair behind misted blue eyes a shrunken old lady remembers… now just the … Continue reading

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Justified Sinners?

As Adolf Hitler said, “Only Jews and degenerates died in the camps.” As Joseph Stalin said, “Only counter-revolutionaries died in the gulag.” As Chairman Mao said, “Only capitalist running dogs died in the Cultural Revolution.” As Anders Behring Breivik said, … Continue reading

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My Brother

Go my brother Step you through My door of delectation Dedicated to the few Meet your world of expectation. Go look my brother Seek your heart’s desire My shelves are stocked with wine Taste the burning ice-like fire Your world … Continue reading

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The Long Sweet Sleep.

Let me lie within the forest floor And see swift of birds, majestic soar. Where in – the wild wood’s fallen leaves I would lay with freedom’s gift of wings Through the sweet scented musk of decay I would receive … Continue reading

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