Gamer

I spy a sly one, one with the hidden agenda one who’ll lend an ear and take two back. something beginning with N naughty? no, not nice? no, Norman Bates? could be but no. Up with the periscopes out with the telescopes homing in on something beginning with N…

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On the turn

They’re taking selfies and we remain hope less, if incredible journeys begin with ideas whose idea was that? There are eighty pints in a ten gallon hat and whose idea was that? this is cards on casino a strip show the flim-flam and to a man we fall for it. The university curses me for…

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Jumping Jeremiah

Just scribbling in the bible book taking a gander having a look at what Jesus said, but there’s a lot of other things going on with Mathew, Mark and especially Jonah who’s slightly older. The unexpurgated edition tells the real tale, It’s a bit Medusa to say the least. But this is not about religion, that’s…

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Minus 3

He shuffles in snuffling I see that the cold has got to him Tea for to warm his bones and a seat to complete his rest. It’s not so unusual these days to see the luckless to whom the Lady of Luck never pays Signs of the times? if so we corrupt them in couplets…

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Deaths

…and thus to sink, ripples are I think quite beautiful…

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Neon

Patience is not always a virtue afforded you, some and at sometime need no time to reach a conclusion but we do need and need is confusion we go ever on in haste. I shed a tear for those in fear of wrongs. But tears to a river are just drops in the ocean so…

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Diversions and tactics

Back again on the underground, threatening rain topside, In this, shall we say submarine, I dream of delights gems that sparkle in otherwise dreary nights. I know where I am and where I’ve been but below ground I can dream. It’s a bit like being dead and without the bother of a price on my…

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The foundation

Drink of the wine drink deep for the gates of Helheim lay locked and asleep, I who walked into mortars shell peas for a living. Beyond time where death pays its due those that I fell with and the few that I knew make no contract. The light plays soft music that wrinkles the skin…

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TV dinners

You stole my heart that was larceny then you gave it back heartbreakingly. And now I’m a slave to the microwave…

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The clockwork train set

..and then there’s the portal through which I sometimes hurtle, the eye looking in on the I looking out. Put all your eggs in one basket but don’t be surprised when you end up with lots of chicks. Quite neatly graffiti on the wall I fall into, Kilroy was here but not before me. So…

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The G spot

On the radio, the deliverance show praise be and all that you see. I listen in occasionally and accordingly it seems I’m damned to be burned in the fires of a hell well it’s cold anyway…

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Joes blogs

Great expectations or fearful repercussions I distrust the beadle and old ladies with cobwebs for curtains. New lamps for gold in the old town. Jarndyce waxed jaundice in the high courts of justice Dickens picked red grapes as Steinbeck drank the last of the Summer…

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Gordian knots

do you wanna take a walk on me to see what things and what things could be? I walk on the blind side of the inside men hide from the mob, got a job, workshy? passing by and seeing no reason why to stop I carry on and I carry on my shoulders the weight of all…

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Surgery hours

Makes an incision cuts through the darkness with night vision, green like jade. I made notes in my notebook, paragraphs to pour over later. The goddess she tells me, jade is the enemy, envy and the enemy wins…

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frank Einstein

If in one another’s chemistry a reaction occurs and what was once hidden our eyes can now see then take me to your laboratory toot suite…

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Better off than some

What side’s your bread buttered on and does it really matter? If it’s buttered at all then you can think yourself lucky. We grew up on margarine, oilcloth for a tablecloth and paraffin for the lamp we lit to keep the damp at bay. What you’ve got today is Shangri La not Shanghai Lil and…

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Trends

If when life ends it trends until the trending ends, what then?…

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More from the Nations

‘By firelight on sacred ground they dance in dreams of greater sound’ words from some poetry written by me, a long time is some time to some one and no one can question the why. But it all passes me by in the blink of an eye. From the offices of bling minicabs ring up…

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Pinball

Tilt, another guilt and one more rosary will finish me. I’ve done with Salome, she’s the dancer who knows me too well. Skipping out on my bond, let the bondsman come find me he’ll find only Salome, dressed in her veils. The church bell rings solemnly I pray that eternity is quieter than this,…

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