Ends.

I want that boat on the beachthe one just out of reach of the tidethe one on its side with the planking all bust I can hide in there and rust along with it…

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Falls on swords

The weather is..whatever…wetandwetbut you win nothing for a pairas Brucie used to say and I wanted to marry Hollywoodbutwent to Holyhead instead,the weather was rubbish there too…

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Choices

Differing viewsBreaking newswhat do you use,the swingometerthe clapometeror do you stickwith the thermometer? Climate change is going on within ushave you reached the boiling point yet?I’ll stay with the stones, the bones or the runes,something to hold onto…

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Supper

We wait anywayfor the day to come,for the Sun to run outof time,thinking thenit will be our timeto shine, I wonder…

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The earth wire

I have looked at this linefor a long timeand now it is time to move on. In the valley of the sacred songwhere the choir rises with the sunand the chorus echoes off the hills it never fails to give me the chillsas if the sounds are dead soundbouncing off the dead ground look around…

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Bits and pieces

Slam me against a brick wall and pour me a ciderI could have died there but for you, Remember that advert for a carpet cleaner, ” nothing beats better?” breaking newstry the birch or a leather strap, beats that hands down. she saves me againfrom going insanebutthe balancing actgoes on…

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Summer

Her eyes were meadowsthat I wanted to lay inand play in and stay inahbut first I had to find away in…

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Barking

She said, a Shih Tzu, bless youI offered in replybut of course, she meantthe dog…

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Psych 10

How’s your mindset,have you lost your marblesyet,going slightly crazygetting really lazy have I got some fake news for you we’ve all been signed off andwe have to go on the sickwe’re in line for some treatmentbut that won’t happen quickso we have to pretend for the sakeof our nationthatall is tickety boo and we havemedication,…

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Monday’s good too

Sunrise seems latebut I can wait. Only the shadows survivein half forgotten recallsdown the long hallwaysof all those yesterdays looking aheadI’m going to get out of bed,soon,I’m just watching the moon slip away,we’re old friends you know. everything shrinks when it’s coldeverything shrinks when you’re oldthey should put that on the label…

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Belief

..and some think that their failure is the be-all and end-all when it’s actually sod all and nothing to fret about, it’sjust education for the next time you trip over the success you’ll become…

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The passage

I notice pieces missingand wonder ifpoltergeists are heisting mymemories,but that would be absurd,soI’ll just kiss those pieces goodbyeI won’t try to find themwon’t cry about themcan’t even remember themnow…

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Ashes

Talking about Babylonas if it has been and goneand where did Jericho go? in Mesopotamia, they put theblame on you, butin Jerusalem, you wowed themand now when you need a favourthey went and left you, the last supper?on Tupperware,social distancingmeant thatonly Judas was there, there will be hell to payas my mum used to sayand…

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My cross

Sunday?bear with me. I must take some time to praya minute or two ought to do. Doneand my faith restored,the tablets Moses gave to meturned out to beparacetamol everyone’s a shill for someone thinking that they will one day get down on knees to praybear with me, if it works,it’s fineif notthen all you’ve wasted…

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All change

…and then the pen became my broadswordallowing me to cut through the cords which had bound meand when you found me writing poetryyou reached into infinity andfor a minute wewere connected…

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The service industry

The country pileis not what it was,the roof is leakingand that’s becausethe help want payingit’sbloody scandalousIblame it on socialismandsuffragettesthe working classshould know their place,and thebloody waiters won’t waitin case they’re missing outon somethingsomewhere else. when we upper-class pass into historyand the workers become their own industry,I wonder how it will work outand whowill wait on…

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Comforts

behind a laughand beyond the autographwhere the tears fell freewhen the ink was meand the penwas the hand that I held…

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The winds blow

The fact iswe are all heading that waytowards the one dayand one daywe’ll all get there and those you lose along the wayyou’ll find them againin the one daywhen you get there…

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