Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lost Hugs

The sobbing girl said “I don’t do hugs.” Her ex, lost out to daring drugs No comfort accepted No other nights that led Of tangled sheets in a rumpled bed. Tears now replaced laughter Thoughts burning in every way She … Continue reading

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Bluebells in Rannerdale

Hear me shouting across a neighbour’s beauty, across you world, Across time. Forget the fells and Cumbrian Lakes. In springtime This is my call. Come flora paparazzi, Look at me, walk with me. Sense the wonder of a clouldless throng … Continue reading

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Scenes from Elsewhere

The catamite stirred in bed. He thought, “How did things turn out this way?” Smiling, a¬†gay smile, he knew It wasn’t love. No. Definitely not love But what was it? Confidently he thought, “I’d rather be at work.” The women … Continue reading

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Lost Ball

An old house’s garden Beneath a gnarled apple tree… Lay a lonely child’s ball Lost a while ago One rainy day When George and Tony Were called in for tea Forgotten- forsaken Laughter left on the ground. Brothers, later in … Continue reading

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