Psalm 84a

I thought it would be nice to kiss her, not once but twice and I was right. When the night closed in and imagination opened up, ‘my cup runneth over’…

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Friday

I saw them play at Wembley, watched them lose. The runners up do not get a cup, but it’s the taking part that makes the heart stir. I should have asked her because she would have known like she knew me…

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Page

And the old man with arthritis, he can’t half write us some poetry, a gammy leg one gammy knee, but his written words have the kiss of a honey bee and they hit the spot, I’d like a pint of what he’s got, failing that I’ll just read on…

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Phantoms

A dark rum and coke and cigarette smoke, she jokes, you’ll be the death of me…

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Urban

And it doesn’t take a genius to see how much they hate on us. The collaboration. It was an exploration of what could be, but it got lost along the way. The dizzying heights oh we were burning the lights most nights, now It’ll turn into a memory remembered kindly. And behind me there are…

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Five more minutes

Trying to find a reason to get out of bed, failing. setting my sights to the lowest setting sounds like a good idea, I might sleep or I might not didn’t get a lot last night but I suppose ( which I suppose I have to) that I’ll grab a coffee nab a copy of…

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For hire

Available? absolutely. Who’s going to shoot me a line? This is a rehearsal before the performance I take my chance and play to an empty auditorium, Is this an audition or just a transitional state I am in? Reality never looks real to me it must be something to do with optometry or maybe it…

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In the early light

The day woke with me spoke to me laughed at me like Loki and the hairline crack that sucks the day black and back to the night closed tight. By the way Friday is, but I’m not sure what…

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Presto

Do some magic trick my eyes, is that rabbit real? She disappears only to reappear at the back of my puzzled mind…

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Wreckage

Time and I’m stuck, struck dumb, plumb unlucky, but there’s always the chime to remind me of time, the clock, ( bodily speaking) is wreaking havoc on this weakling, seeking solace in the bottle until last orders are called…

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Joins

This is not about me but it should be because who else could see the reconnect. I am traveling light. ‘Come to bed eyes’ heavy with sleep. Here you can’t find me and it’s no never mind because he is a lost cause. Crisis? stick your head in the sand and it all goes away…

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Butterflies

Bri-nylon and polyester yesterday. we did wear them sta-prest string vest tank tops pop socks went to town looking for all the world like half a crown and change for chips on the way home, if I listen carefully I can still hear my dad groan when he saw us, ‘you look like the fairy…

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Popping candy

Making it, no faking, mistaking, but taking it to a new level. Rising above it I love it and Friday is a bonus. On a winning streak after a tough week and now everything falls into place, crossing my fingers just in case, the way that people do…

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Talks to the reflection

What did you want, more? something better than the former? something later than the letter that was never sent did you want heaven sent? I have lost and it cost me I have won and it has done nothing for me so I remain still faithfully yours, strange? life is, thoughts are, but funnily enough…

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Tracks

This is where they grew into the people that I once knew. Friday far away from the games we play, but close enough to touch, that’s as much as I know because I didn’t grow, remaining as I did in the shadows where I hid away, Friday. Cold outside and cold in here I can…

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The corked genie

Are you still in the dream with me? can you see me watching you wondering what to do? no instruction booklet in the subset where the subtext is an undercurrent of hot sex and an overblanket that wrecks any idea of free movement. So are you or where are you and are you watching me…

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It’s me on the jubilee

He’s Coughing Choking think that man should give up smoking. Someone tagged the door Isn’t that against the law? There are those wearing ‘High Visibility’ there are those full of misery such fun on the jubilee. It’s painkiller quick, but it makes me feel sick when i look at the price I must pay. Commuting…

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Frightened of the dark

I’m getting a lottery ticket picking six numbers I believe that I’ll win it. Dream on John, but he woke and the world carried on. Friday, a one eyed, hog tied couldn’t make it, but I tried day and we all know what that feels like…

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Why, not work

It’s Friday so could we start early and should we or would we feel guilty? four thirty and hardly the time to get flirty. it’s raining and windy it would be it’s Friday one more conspiracy to add to the list…

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Nice is a four letter word

Can you feel the romance of a Friday? if so go out and dance to the music, my heart thumps to your beat, let’s meet up later, take a trip to the theatre. forward thinking, no drinking, best behaviour. she saves me from myself. At midnight when I’m feeling light headed she still switches me…

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