The match

Quick off the mark and when the light fails I am slick with the dark she leads me a dance I teach her the steps and they lead to romance. but down by the sea on the shore there’s just me and the silences that I adore. it’s a dice throw she knows and I…

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The big house

They nail them and jail them and tell them ‘go work’ and fight fires for the system that systematically abused you and you’ve got no say now you’re put away and you’ll do as you’re told. cons in the pen is that prose? but they don’t write rehearsals seeing only lost fortunes and what are…

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A tourniquet for tomorrow

Wit is and then it’s not but I have coffee when she looks at me like that and when her looks look like they’ll knock me flat there’s always that to fall back upon. The night has gone because all nights do and ghosts are laid to rest as the daylight floods into my eyes…

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