Somewhere written

A revivalist kissed me once, I nearly died. Always a bridegroom never a bride, but these days I don’t have to hide in doorways. Strange ways and not the prison, just a prism through which we scatter light might imprison me, but not today or tonight for I have plans made to trade Rizlas for…

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Flints

Because it’s different now and not like it used to be if it ever was, different. I’m different looking at things differently some things interest me others do not and I feel like ‘Lot’ carrying a bag of salt, but that’s the Methodist in me, a touch of the weirdly wonderful Wesley in me. How…

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The evangelicals

We can’t afford him and that’s a sin Jesus used to be free but now he’s on sale, every street corner in Stratford hosts a prophet each with their own visions of heaven and hell to sell, and well, Westfield’s in the hell division branded as a place of gluttony and pride. I’ve tried to…

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The audience maker

The dew eyed boy went with you as you hastened off to meet them with the lonesome dove above to give you comfort in your sorrow and the morning stretched forever until the noon day came to collect you with the remnants of the night still on your clothes. then they came because they’d heard…

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Heatwaves

Good Friday for religion and for keeping the fridge full on because I’m running at 30 degrees … The temp’ is only temporary according to the BBC whose weather is the best and the best of me and you melts according to the forecasts that we hear. I’m working today so don’t listen to that…

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The pilot

Sometimes the worst thing is the best idea the first thing to fear the last thing to do. Do you know Mary who followed the flame? she took away voices to frightened to name the one and John lost his head to the woman in black, on the point of a promise he should have…

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New church

The way she undresses me slowly in the vestibule, makes me feel totally Holy…

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The shuffled pack

There was Judas who knew it and went forward to do it, betrayal is a quick zip in the fastenings of night. Sight unseen, but we took it in good faith and the legend lives on. John took to his toes and ended up in Panama, as far as I know he is doing quite…

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