The disappearing trick

Dinner’s on the table and we toy with it, instead the diet fills us full of joy so we go with it. if you didn’t have to would you. could you do without it and does it do you any favours if you can’t? If poetry eases the agony why am I still in pain?…

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Off the chart

He responds well to treatment we’ll give him some more and we’ll get to the root of his problems. The cuckoo’s nest that one flew over was a different one to the one that’s here sheer vanity or? don’t say insanity, but he did, well we’ll get rid of him. We get a close up…

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Understanding or almost

If it’s not about me then who? you? ah yes you who makes the light you who makes it might be she shakes her head I follow her eyes love is a mask just a disguise we hide behind…

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Wednesday

If I’m in pain and I am and I will be again, is it someone’s plan for revenge? is someone out there to get me? you get me? I pulled a muscle which is like pulling a girl without the attraction of nice things to come and yes not many muscles to go. Pain is…

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Ironing out the kinks

The mirror missed me, kissed me as I came home; Narcissus never misses us, but us being me the mirror kisses who misses who the most?…

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Fresh in from the county

This time it took time and some patience, not a seat to be seen but that’s nothing new I’ve been on the underground. It was pleasant though and pleasantly so presently I’ll think on it some more. For now home and showered some chow, but not Chinese relax play some beats think about the lack…

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loony tune

Ready get set not yet now. Friday is a line up when time’s up, say, ‘what’s up Doc’, bugs bunny just as funny today as it ever was…

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Poppin’

Thursday is a good day to try something new, something I do now and then it’s also a good day because it’s one day from Friday and that’s something that does me real good and real good is like good but more real. I was thinking of after shave but that means I’d have to…

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Lobotomy was not an Egyptian Pharaoh

A do it yourself lobotomy if only to get this song out from me but they don’t sell them in Harrods do they? so down to the funny farm tell them I self harm get some medication to get rid of this musical situation but it’s vinyl and I’m told that that’s final and not…

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Not now

One day I’ll get old go grey or bald be called geriatric well you can stick it, I’m staying in today…

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Workout

Fold up the night and put your sleep away today is Wednesday, yippee said not many any more would be too many. I’m running a fever which is my daily exercise a film across my eyes, streaming? getting old? you must be dreaming life has just begun…

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Kayaks in the Klondyke

Religion is a mosaic ‘let them eat cake’ and so it shall be. Prophets I shall profit by, but when you hit rock bottom and there’s nowhere left to go with the stone floor for a pillow I am aware of the lie, that all men are created equal. you can pray to your God…

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Five lines

I was thinking of you the way that men do not blue though just you though in my thoughts…

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Blueprint

It looks like it could be, but I’m not sure what and if it is and I’ve got it I hope that it’s not what it could be. Check myself in the mirror nothing seems out of place well maybe my face but that never fit anyway. I must be good to go, yeah got…

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Turn the page

I don’t mind waking up to the promise of what might come along, night though is the ocean across which I row and sometimes I sink the reaper sleeps while the leper keeps watch and the second hand turns into the hour glass which shows no reflection. sucked into the bubble I am collapsible, avoid…

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Three pin play

Taking a jolt a two forty volt, pluggin’ in I begin to materialise. bloodshot eyes, hair on end, blue night bends daylight and I feel a bit light headed. making excuses to fill up on juice is acceptable, powering down in London is not…

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Travel

Northbound on a Greyhound because I can’t afford the train…

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Roll call

I am missing a cog that turns the wheel that powers the spindle to make things real and I feel that if I feel that I’ll feel terrible. There’s no one out there everything’s on screen your life’s been pre-recorded, what you live is someone’s dream. when you think of interaction the film slows to…

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Prominent veins

Stand clear it’s Thursday today and Friday is near to the surface. I’m still tunneling through the underworld or underground making ground but carefully one step at a time which is all I can manage in a carriage that’s choc a block with passenger who are taking stock of their situations. and I got myself…

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Cuts short

I dreamed a summer day today but it never worked out that way, it’s blowing a gale time to put on our coats man the lifeboats we’re going over the side. And it’s wakey, wakey someone takes me from sleep to this. always half out hanging in and it’s usually the end before I begin…

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