Curved

I used to say, me and God, but God says, it’s God and I, I guess that’s because God’s a God and me, well I’m just small fry…

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When

If I have to go I wanna go quick I don’t wanna linger don’t wanna be sick and I don’t want any weeping or wailing I just wanna go sailing off into that limitless imagination…

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Toughing it out

There is quietness breeding out there, silence multiplies in the cold air, each frosted breath brings death to sound and footsteps gliding over icy ground make no noise. It’s a killer night, make no mistake, loneliness takes no prisoners…

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Last rites

We live in the moment sputniks and soylent Bikini and Cuba the Bermuda triangle and we’re all looking for that angle that Isosceles patented. The bell rings and we quicken our pace sit and say, Grace, eat what we’re given be thankful we’re living in the moment. And I’ve had more moments that I’d sooner…

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Sunday should be held in Sarawak

I see things like poetry and irony in equal measure, each a treasure store and though I can’t explore it all I nibble around the edges like a hungry minnow in a hurry to grow up. Poverty! gets me going on a rant the greed of those who can’t see the hardships, like the political…

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Saturday matinee

We idolise lionise, then criticise and demonise, build ’em up and knock ’em down, everyone’s a winner then a loser, you couldn’t choose a better life?…

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The frequency of thoughts

There’s enough doom and gloom so this is about finding room for happiness. When I realised my heart was the mansion that my parents had given me to live in, things began to make sense. And when I found Her who would share in this blessing everything fell into place…

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Out of the box

When I fall asleep for eternity I think they might hold a wake for me which seems unfair as I won’t be there, but that’s life or not…

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Swallowed by the hole that opens up

It’s safe to say that we’ve all been there, done that thing or those things that upon looking back makes us cringe, I always look back on my own it saves me more embarrassment…

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Thoughts on a budget

Never believe it is Autumn until you see the leaves falling or in Winter until the snow comes, believe only that Spring grows hope amongst the daffodils and Summer is the kiss that awakens us…

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Medium

They said that second sight negates the need for a referee, I disagree for I have seen and all too soon the afterlife, shook hands and bowed to the rising moon, had double shots with the sprits in my room and been, before I met, the harbinger of doom, or at least I think so,…

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Condensation on the windows

They don’t sell second chances at the last gasp cafe only coffee and stale croissants with sugar in a sachet and you pay, how you pay every day that you go because there is no place that feels quite like home than the last gasp cafe when you’re all on your own And the jukebox…

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On yonder hill

She wasn’t old enough for time to have folded stuff like lines and wrinkles on her face, pain had not marked her brow and heartache seemed somehow far away on that Summers day, and it still is that yesterday where children play and mothers watch like brooding hens somewhere…

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The truth is

You sign up to Linkedin because you like to poke your nose in to other people’s business. I’m in Linkedin, I clocked in got locked in and now I’m thinking of how to get out…

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When you dream of Dickens

They’ll soon move him on, yes dearie. the beggar that bothers you will shortly be gone, and I’m going back beyond the workhouse doors down by the dockside down on the Southside mixing with the whores some are flower girls some are sour girls some are past the eleventh hour girls some give steaming mugs…

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Seeking connections in this

you may kiss the blarney stone if it makes you feel at home or you can kiss your arse goodbye, ha, you laugh, but some try and I have lots of time for those types. Those B52’s are still dropping confusion exploding the conscious exposing corrosion, but no one talks of corruption! I struggle along…

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Mansions

They’ll still be poor on Sunday when the congregation and the Padre drive away in their four by fours, they’ll still be poor. Them and we know them, heartless, pitiless government men would have them disappear hey presto look, no longer here and would we notice would we care? Well put your fuckin’Raybans on and…

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That old chestnut?

when I grow up ( again ) I won’t be such a pain but I shan’t be just a grain of sand, I shall be the shore…

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General imperfection

I got my polling card to vote at a station in a local school and I’m going to run or rather stroll in hard and make my mark which just brings it home to me what these political types tend to be make my mark? like I’m a dullard and can’t write perhaps we should…

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