Notebook

Repository of my thoughts a screen for my imagination words assembled watercolour dictionary impressionist wash Receptacle of whim and whimsy If I thought I lost you, life might end.

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Hard Lesson

Half a million spectacles Packed up in a warehouse Bales of human hair Carefully categorised In length and colours Brushes for hair, nails and shoes mouthless gold teeth The bald truth Of state oppression Organised Co-ordinated An inventory of repression Change the place Change the time Uganda, Bosnia Cambodia, Rwanda Zimbabwe, Vietnam, Afghanistan Somalia, Libya,…Read more Hard Lesson

CRY

Cry, the world says fuck off, I don’t want  to know about you, Cry, wait a minute,  I’m crying about you, Cry? give me a minute I’m done about you There’s no measure between you or me you’re an arsehole the depth of the grand canyon you’re an idiot the width of a diaphanous can…Read more CRY

The Beauty of a Unicorn

The beauty of a unicorn is in its mystery, purple Adonis with sun bleached tresses, curlicued golden antler; a scaly, grey beast with a horny snout, beauty resides in the eyes of those who can see the fantasy in mystery and smile. The brutish intrude, as truth denied, a bleak horizon appears, phantasm becomes the…Read more The Beauty of a Unicorn

Resolution

To assert the failure of human spirit might naysay love and warmth you feel, from people who love without question or reason, the wonder from whom, I’ve always seen, can be, most fortunately the same, even when life’s cruel irony can turn charity to misfortune and every year we’ll say we’ll do what’s false is…Read more Resolution