Here we go

innuendo you’d think nudge, nudge, wink, wink, back in the day that’s all we had to play with and Action Man, mustn’t forget him. Playing with Sindy or Barbie was much more fun Mum raised an eyebrow wondering what now? ‘Tales of the unexpected;…

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Dreams on the beach

Thrown on the scrap heap before they’ve even begun, What has this world come to? What will the young do? They can always pick through the scrap there must be a living in that! At the top of the tree where the easy live free on the backs of those far down below they piss…

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Almost Celeste

She puts the jingle in my jangle the sparks that shoot like laser lights to make the dark nights bright as day. When I woke up it was raining Facebook told me so, but the Sun came out when her eyes opened. If happiness be a state of mind look inside yourself and you will…

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Cross my heart

The generation gap is sixteen feet and four inches wide big enough to drop inside get in the car and go for a drive. I always walk and usually it’s the plank…

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Meccano number one

Start life in a pushchair end up in a wheelchair that doesn’t sound fair to me I’d like a parachute. but we rise as we fall keep our eyes on the ball and the game plays out as it will. If life is a ‘Gif’ I wonder if but then I don’t. So for me…

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Painting popcorn

I wanted to be where are we there yet is but a part of me wanted to stay I’m like a dog with a bone buried deep in the comfort zone Are we there yet are just words and a question I don’t want to answer…

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Sea level

There is something or there’s someone always grumbling, internal or just stumbling in the dark? and I woke to find that outside it is raining so I won’t be feeding ducks in Regents park, then there’s someone always moaning that it’s ice cold and it’s time that we all got a bit of sun and…

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On a scale of one to three

It’s not so complicated, one man’s method is another man’s madness take it from me when you’re as blind as the management can be there’s nothing to see maybe ‘the one drop’ but that’s an ocean to amoeba and other miniscule things. Not complicated at all if you don’t take your eyes off and want…

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Second guessed

A digit on the digital trying to escape the inevitable everything, they say is possible I wait to be convinced. You must think on this: time travel will and happen it did hid from mere mortals by Gods. if it’s going to go it already has. These things are always this way like Thursday always…

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Retrieval

we try to but seldom do what’s gone is done, there could be a would we and if we did then should we but we never do. I’d be lost without you, the only map that I hold is of us growing old together. The chemistry or alchemy that makes one plus one add up…

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Three and ninepence ha’penny

The clanking of the mills memories of tramping up the grassy hills the river banks Francs the tap of clogs whippets and other dogs some still here, but most are thee’r where the past lays dormant. school? well only when and that wasn’t too often then Grandma at the crown and star a milk stout…

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Angry of Anglesey

Putting it on the slow burn giving it some time to turn into a righteous indignation they practice prostitution like it’s something that’s brand new and those politicians fool you because that’s what they’re selling you and you’ll lap it up all kittenish I wish it wasn’t so, but we’ve all been genome modified brains…

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Random signals

Stimulants that stimulate that simulate excitement, uppers in between the tragedies we all have seen filed away lift the childproof cap and Zap. we all converge along the corners where life can walk along with shadows, barely seen and never felt. Tinker, Tailor, Norman Mailer books to prop you read to stop you words to…

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The concerto

It was musical but not my cup of tea, I wanted Eminem or at a pinch Jay Z I got violins and an oboe too slow not like that Jewish number which speeds along you know which one? the wedding song. it never eased the pain (except at the bakery where music tames the savage…

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Scarlett

Once again you slide inside to chiv me, to stick me with a blade. Cold steel is not when your blood’s running hot but the signals get mixed then we’re fixed fine? it’s dandy. You don’t feel the stiletto as it tiptoes in and your life falls out, and I thought it was all about…

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Idling in neutral

So we went to book Jesus for Christmas, but oh was he angry and cross get outa my face go and give me some space we left I think this is his loss. Gabriel is starring in Godspell that’s all well and good for him it looks like no party for Christmas, which is a…

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Micromoments

Streets become the mass education as telegraph poles march to war, we are one we are one I remember that song a long long time ago. And I saw what I thought in my twenties plenty of time left to age? now I see and I think to put it all down in ink is…

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Off Central

It was always the journey where we made the discovery. If you keep your eyes shut you’ll see nothing but your imagination. Hard work and self examination count for little when you’re drowning in the sea off the coast of desperation. I have threaded my life through the aperture when any point is the point…

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Under a Spanish Sun #9

It’s easy if I don’t think don’t blink and just drink myself into a stupor absolutely super. Too many daybreaks headaches heartaches and it all takes its toll. If I stay sober long enough I can get through this feeling of feeling rough and do proper stuff, if I tough it out, say no to…

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The ‘utility belt’

Anger contained. It’s a tumble down all up in the air not worth half a crown until it’s spent. Too much of and far too many personalities and that’s a disorder in the new order. I disintegrate into a vegetative state almost hibernate but one has to be wary there are scary things and not…

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