The little light that flickers

Sometimeswhen you close your eyesthe void is there and waiting,dreams drift off and hide incorners watching to seewhat lurks under the bed,butI thinkdreams already knowwhat is therefor there is where themonsters goto chill out in the day until the night returnsand the dreams dream on to dream them allaway or notas the case may be…

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Deeper

You look in andyou want to swim inbut her eyes areclosing. The stars go outandlight does not shineher eyes were mirrorsreflecting mine. Love is dark and dreamy too…

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Action

..and when you finally wake to find that you’re down among the fallout on the editing room floorwill you wonder why you bothered if this is what your life was for? We’re all someone’s stills, pictures on the wall, director’s cuts or soundmen’s cues,that’s all. Sold off to the studios or is it in our…

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Dive

Someone has been messing aboutthere are too many soap suds andthe submarine’s gone missing, the duck looks on confusedas I do the turtle and sink, bathtime blues and you’d thinkat my ageI’dget over them, going under againlooking for the suband accidentallypulling the plug,next timeI’m showeringjust to showwho’s got the power inthis household…

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Falling off a log

This twenty first centurymalarkeyis wearing a little bit thinwhat would have suited mewas the late nineteenth century, I’d go back therebut they won’t let me inbecause I have no styleno panachenot even got a mustachesoI am stuck here with Covidtrying hard not to catch it, my mum used to say,‘you’ll catch it when your dad…

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Sage and onion

This is some cartoon we’re inPopeye can’t open the tinthe Wabbit’s been cooked in a pieandDonald’s gone off to Peking( what are the chances? ) aduck’s gotta do. what luck I’m nota duck. This does not stop Monday being Mondayand whatever fun you think you mightwhen you get home from work tonightyou’ll be too tired…

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