Timelines

It was this time last year, I am sure that it was and the year before that and before that and I am sure because I was there at the top of a pine tree mending a cone pretending that I was the king on my throne, so it was this time last year like…

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When the clock strikes the God spot

Almost time to start praying, start saying those things and hope Jesus brings me a present, oh no, wait, that’s Santa I’m thinking of. Sunday though is creeping up and I know it’ll catch me snatch me and I will end up in a church. But there’s still fifteen minutes before the Sabbath time enough…

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Patches over the patches

What happens when ‘the lights go out and the clocks don’t chime’ Any other time we’d bury our heads in the sand and close our eyes, but surprise surprise this isn’t any other time it’s five minutes to midnight and if we don’t get it right now, how are we going to survive?…

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Standoff

  I read to try and gain, nothing, nada, undefeated I read and read again, nothing, nada, this could go on forever, there’s a shed load of books and I have only two eyes to look within them and I ask you, is that fair? oh! you read and that leads me to the question,…

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Unknown

A consumable, but renewable. waste not what you want not because some ain’t got ‘jack’ and in two shakes of a sparrers tail they’d have the shirt off your back. Energy, though not necessarily efficiency gets me through until I get home and to you. as an afterthought, if I ever get to the top…

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Tango

Wouldn’t you like to do re-writes of those Saturday nights and repair all the wreckage left behind? Memory is the best editor I know, the darkness of yesterday can glow in those dull dusty places to illuminate faces that I almost forget. But I’m kidding no-one not even myself, you can’t re-write a book when…

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The anemone prize

They made me employee of the Month.   I will probably (as in all good yankee films) turn into an axe killer or serial murderer now,   I only wanted a badge, you know like a sheriff has a coupla stars would do but you made me something I never will be except now I…

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sixty

  Old fashioned was the latest thing in fashion years ago…

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