Said every Italian ever

there’s no place like Rome and that’s why all roads lead to somewhere else which is pretty obvious when you think about it, I don’t think about it too much otherwise you’d think I’d lost touch with reality…

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Scrambling eggs

They’re all sick and I’m no longer going to the Teddy Bears picnic, Bugsee grabs me, she hugs me, it bugs me, that’s why I called her Bugsee, see?and she’s immune to everything, she’s made of polyethylene and very easy to keep clean. fishin’s out of the question when the answer is, tidy the bedroom,another…

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Time for my Ovaltine

No one went on a Summer holidayno one’s going on a Christmas break, take some time to let that sink inand start thinking,whatya gonna do with the time that’left to you? Boil an egg? go aheadbreak a leg,go hiking, bikingdietingrioting,lots of things for you to dowith all the time that’s left to you…

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First base

You can run into the sun into the breaking of the daybut I can see you. You can’t deny the night inside youwhen you want me there beside youcan you see me now?…

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Dry port

We decant ourselves into something else and turn into someone else who we don’t know,maybe it’s best just to stay in the lamp…

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Minarets and mule trains

In the distance, for instance, it instantly becomes clear, then as you near the clearness it becomes more distant and in another instant, you’re back to the beginning,if life’s not about winning it must be about the travelling. Incommunicado which may be near Moscow,no one talks to me,it must be twinned with Coventry…

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Jed

It really feels like Winter in the nethers,the weather’s turning crookeverything is frozenI have to look before I peebut we’ll not go into that. NowI’m not known for moaning( though I have done on occasion)nor for groaning at life’s miserablesand soI’ll just sit back and have a beerwishing thatSummer was here.andI must fix up theheater…

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Landings

I see the midnight in her eyesone more little deathmore heavy sighseveryone dies. My demise if it happenswill be the biggest surpriseof my life, this conscious streamfeeds intothe unconscious dreamand I wait for everymidnight…

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The real Friday

It’s back toknit one, pearl oneand we end up withthe timebomb. This is your Captain speaking,‘ the ship is leaking ‘ ‘ expect the unexploded ‘ jsthe gun is primedthe bullets loadedshoot at will…

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mad Yankee?

Complicationshave a habit of arisingand we buy into that shinola, Corona,a drink from my youth,orange,but not as orange as themad yankee, Now, a virus and we askwhy us? a virus has no axe to grindit just finds a host and the mostwe can do is toprotect ourselves…

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The six -o -clock news

These are the politics of the privileged,the ultra rich and the Dandywhich is handy if you’re one of them, butno good at all to the likes of me, when they talk of better timesthey don’tmean for me nor for you, this is just golf club gobshiteby the white eliteand yetwe fight one anotherinstead of fighting…

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Puffs

Watching clouds fall off the edge ofthe window and wondering where they go. If I raise myself slightlyI might seethat this is an illusionand the horizonis not on my window ledge at all, that’s the problem,you’ll say he’s lazyand I’ll say that I ama dreamer…

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Pear shaped

The inevitable being delayedand mebeing somewhat dismayedthatwhat was on the table was lessthan the truth,decide to suck it uppucker up and waitfor the end…

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Within us

Finishedor it would beif we didn’t go on and we’re all good at going onor we’d be long gone. I go on because I’m awkwardor maybe because looking forwardis better than the alternative…

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Pumpkin Pii

Not sure that Halloween is a good idea this year,there’s more than enough masks being worn, and are we being worn away, eroded, railroaded? I’m downsizing, saying my byes in one letter or lesswellsomeone has to try it if only to see if it’s possible…

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All in the mind on a screen near you

No one’s going anywhere no time never soon so you might as well get used to watching four walls in your roomoryou can google trip around the globe,up to nowI’ve been to Curacao and blue bay beach,to Bogota and Amritsar,tomorrowI’m heading off again,anythingto get me out of this room and away from the rain…

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Burying the evidence

When the timecomes to goyouwillknow, Don’t stop at the red lightsnot even in Amsterdam. In my yachting whiteson a dinghy atMillwall Dockbecausewe all have to start somewhere…

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Traders

Kicking aside the decayingthe merchants are makingtheir way inandsetting up stalls, got to admitthose market men ballsmust be made of steel.they arethe all-weathernothing on the never-nevercash on the head menwho fear no dead men and I complain aboutthe prices…

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Bottled thoughts

He starts screaming insanelyand who does he blame,Me?wellnot on your nellyI won’t be your fall guy. What begins as a grimaceon a once quiet serene faceturns intothe thing you don’t knowandyou don’t know you don’t know ituntil his face starts to show itby then it’s too late. we,that is he and Ior him and meor…

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