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A torch is placed in on its fullest beam to pop my eyes and scream Halloween. A country bumpkin pumpkin pie a pot of cider to tide me by and she’ll sit here and sigh until I mend my ways and who knows when their ways are broke? this old bloke? you? me? no. she…

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Still life

I liked the flowers that sat on the table under the window a while ago and they weren’t you know plastic like they used to be they were picked fresh from the garden which had been planted a year ago which was a longer while ago than I care to remember. there’s something about a…

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Shacks and shingle

I want to spew out that white foam on the beaches I call home and flow raggedly back into the wild of the sea, I wanna ride bareback on them breakers, stake it all on the stallions who breathe water spray out from their noses. and to lay in the shallows where the shadows of high…

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Under fives

They took me out of the sandbox and made the world the playpit that I now play in a bigger sandbox bigger castles to build larger dreams to be filled with the nightmares of the day why say I? I say why? and it’s like that the same anyway you look at it, they’ll call it…

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Blind poker

Never learn the truth not interested in the other point of view there is only sin and only one can win, the lies that we were told the days when we were bold then winter came with cold, now it’s far too late and I am much too old, why did I hesitate? when fortune…

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Something in the water

The bells ring boldly they’ve sold me on Sunday what japes men in capes giving sermons to the sinners pot luck, pot roast I’m as warm as toast heading off to hell with a handcart for that old fart old Nick. Did you pick your nose? could have picked a better one ( another joke…

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Never to early

Allhalloween a time to remember the dead God save the Queen. Witches on broomsticks and Wizards with toads eyes on the beauties that walk down dark roads. I think a hot toddy for this stately body a toffee apple? well maybe, but I’ll wait and see if a spell’s cast on me before I take…

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