Not Donne

Send not to know for whom the eyes rollthey roll for thee,are you getting thisor thinking of giving it a miss? it’s only a brushstroke from the old folkwho can’t see tomorrowfor the stars in their eyes nothing dieslife just exchangesenergyin the shops on the rooftops of eternity…

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Looking for a golden star

When I fail ( because we all do ) will you be there? ( because you always have been ) never to see you and forever to be the one who is in your debt and yet you are in everything I do, and I wonder if Amen is gender-fluid…

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Living it large

We know so we go and we do what we knew and we, as in you and me go on. but we’re all just plodding before nodding off…

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The restoration

Strumming off the cuff diamond but rough I die every time. and every time she brings me back again for one more painful refrain. I write love in short bursts the scarred romance in thirsts which I long to quench and the notes send shivers to bend my spine one time a thousand times it’s…

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Reheats

firing on the capital and making toast on the ruins of the citadel. I bleed possibilities as if I’m dripping with blood from the cross at my back. There must be an eternity but I struggle to see it perhaps I am in it or it is in me whatever the case eternity must be…

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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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