Hollow point

Upstream of a bad dream and you know you’re going downstream, you take all the knocks clinging on to the rocks when you know that letting go is the end, did you ever notice how your body seems to bend in the water? It’s strange how your mind ranges even stranger when you’re in danger…

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In black and white

I see you in a sari made from satin on safari with a Nikon up the Yukon and I picture this while waiting so, waiting for the yes or no, follow me and I will show you quality, don’t confuse with quantity. I have this nagging suspicion that wishful thinking will sink me, but I…

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Wafer thins

. Grumpy’s not a dwarf it’s a monkey on my back, and Snow White’s but a purpose some idea that I must lack. If I run silent to run deep it’s where the safety lays in which those secrets of my sleep can filter out the days. this all plays upon my mind some awkward…

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Where pirates dance

They’ll tell you that the sun never rises on the West side of a tree, but me, I wait each day to see if that is true. There is nothing to remind me of lined faces or of poverty when I bask in my own glory and I do that very well. If I see…

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Mock trials

For the sugar and spice do we not sacrifice? The reservoir is never empty, but too far sometimes to go. I need I need to know I need. It’s mostly Desdemona though woe to him who disturbs her…

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Stringer

There are more than enough on not enough and more than enough on too much, when enough is as good as a feast the least they could do is to share. Q: What’s green and gets you drunk? A: your Giro, the old joke spoke volumes. We might as well be unemployed we could enjoy…

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Upriver

Trying to tickle trout but there ain’t none about, under the banking is dry. I’ll try again later when the alligator has gone until then there’s none for my tea. Sending the scouts in but there still ain’t no trout in the stream. So it’s potato and leek and we’ve had it all week, I’m…

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The draining board

it’s when you reach out to touch her and find she’s not there and you’re just dreaming again, do you think dreams are fair? I get lost, can’t remember and the night closes in and the morning’s a long way sometimes I begin, but never make the connection between romance and real, if time heals…

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Alliances

Through my blindness you kill me with your brand of kindness and I find less and less to complain about. but it’s about time the tide turned the times that I have yearned, the seasons that spurned me the reasons I lost on the way, seeing now seeing you being me dreams come true I…

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Damaged

Well it was the broken heart that did it, she tried to hide it, but me, I spied it, there’s a knack to knowing and I’ve always known, empathy became a second home to me, I see the colours fly auras do not lie, they are the eyes that lay above you. Meditate but we…

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Wrestling

Of course it’s raining, it’s Monday. Someday it will be fine but not today, and it’s a long way to the top of the clock when time puts a headlock on you…

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Digging deep

So, so if there’s no God up there who placed us here? what chess master moved and when, to put us here and then to disappear? there must be some explanation. he takes a vacation? well that might be so, so how long is a vacation? about as long as it took to create this…

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A touch of fever

We have to keep on keeping on, keep on muddling through, my horoscope reads like a fairy tale compared to some whose ships never sailed, if I failed I did so greatly, but see me? I came back a Lazarus trying to find the way to Nazareth to offer thanks. and the door is either…

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Cucumber sandwiches

There’s a lot to be said for pleasantries, the thanking you and the saying please, the how do you do and the fine how are you, the passing of time passing time drinking teas, there’s a lot to be said for the niceties of pleasantries…

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The French kiss

Lonely is only that state we get when we forget that we have friends. If it all ends tomorrow or later today I would say thank God for the friends that I had those who suffered me those who preferred me and those who were just as they were…

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Meetings

No need for invitations you’re welcomed step inside. The traveller sat and partook of a tea, his eyes, ravaged like a storm out at sea we knew not his name though it was and was always to be the traveller who came in for tea…

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The reality bite

I’m just passing it on where the light fades until it’s gone and when the Sun once shone on a sparkling day I’m here to say that’s the way to stake a claim remember Wain? Louis and the crazy cats he went insane all the best do…

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Almost sixteen

it’s just about the rain and not about you or I, let’s elect to go around the World once again…

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I imagine transition

one minute here and the next there, no air resistance no assistance necessary just a smooth move not really noticeable at all until we wake, I imagine tall pines timeless, forests of forever that stretch out and never let any one tell you that you can’t imagine, we are the engines that run through the…

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Picking petals

I have it when I’m not with it then I lose track, looking back it was always thus, someone said, is it the hippocampus? now how the fuck would I know the answer to that? I take a squint at the small print, don’t see any clues, they’re just trying to confuse me like they always…

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