Random #17

And still the daffodils bloomedheedless of the virus,allsolo efforts and yet in concertlike some great orchestraplaying for the masses. I think it’s slightly Lowry…

Read More

Full beam

Not a superhighwaybut a motorwaynot that it matterseither wayit’s just another meansof getting to whereand I do believewe’re getting there. The journey is often longerthan the roads you travelalonga wise man once told me. It is sometimes off the beaten’where you meet themgolden momentsandI am glad to sayI’ve met a few among the meadows,drinking in…

Read More

Friendly fire

On the scale of one to fail we know that bail will not be set, the courtroom is a circus the clowns are in the whitehouse and the jugglers are in the big house waiting for the intake. Democracy’s being fucked by the fat guy in the tux’ If you speak out you’ll be rubbed…

Read More

Ruin

I expected to see the stovepipe hats, the no smoking, no joking brigade of religion and that’s the truth. I saw instead the bed unmade, the lawmen too tired to move on a raid, men moving along with their dope for the bong which stands rigid at twelve on the clock. No preaching now no…

Read More

I should have been a Bedouin

Coffee before a shower or shower before a coffee? a bit like i before e unless it’s after a C exceptions apply and they always do. It’s a lovely day for a day locked in wondering what can I read? definitely need coffee. Anyone else having anxiety dreams?…

Read More

This n that

Hang off the rafters go out with a bang and for afters there’ll be darkness unless you leave the lights on Shy for a guy is anathema girls will stand by and they’ll laugh atya and no one likes that. Monday the day is just starting but it feels like we are departing I’m climbing…

Read More

The square

Back to Soho where everyone’s got a story to tell, some speak of a haven they’ve found others talk of a hell. My story’s available in all good second-hand shops cheap at half the price and just by chance it is half the price, but the price I paid for it cannot be counted in…

Read More

What time is it?

How are things grabbing you now that the shit’s hit the fan? ..and it came to pass. The wolves of society were not drugs or the homeless, not cigarettes nor lack of sobriety they were in fact viruses which attacked the roots. Call out to your Mama, don’t let me fall. And now we’re isolated…

Read More

Ink splatter

Disinformation misinformation what in tarnation is going on? Medication education isolation procrastination what in tarnation is going on? Solitary solo she’s eaten the last Rolo can things get any worse…

Read More

It always begins at the end

What awaits me at the gates of the garden of Gethsemane? she won’t tell if it’s heaven but says it could be hell and yet I know that both are true, you who hide in the shadows of shadows, the anonymous Judas know it is so. Not even Sunday and the sermons are mounting even…

Read More

n.n.n.n nineteen

Fear of the unknown, see how the fear has grown, but the fear that we feared is the fear we have known all our lives. I’m tired of playing games praying to gods with a thousand different faces and even more names I want to rest, what’s that under the bed? it’s only dust a…

Read More

Isolated

It’s still dark so how can I see if it’s really me? The monsters are on Diconal or Tryptanol and all I get is Tylenol, Everything is relative but that is not a sedative. I think I’ll make more coffee…

Read More

Socially adept

He got done over or rather run over by an ambulance and no good me saying, a good job the ambulance is already here, people look at you queerly when you’re stating the obvious. I carried on with the shopping had to pop into Asda and get something for dinner, he’ll be getting hospital food…

Read More

Them

they can’t wait to meet their creator, but not me I say, seeya later there is too much going on and things I wanna do. The week flew by as I ambled along gotta save some strength there’s too much going on. This day is leaving here comes Friday evening, at my age all the…

Read More

A collection of cobwebs

Then there are times when love underlines everything. ‘I want the one I cannot have’ a line from the ‘Giant in the beanie hat’ and there is in that a great truth. The clock ticks along unaware of its song and we, unaware that time will always be there, but sadly not always for us…

Read More

That funny feeling

The fantasy comes on so suddenly and makes me think, ‘altered reality’ but in reality, it is as it is and that’s just a fantasy, she haunts me. But I’m older by a whisker eight lives gone and now a whisper of a former self. If I woke in the collider beside her, we could…

Read More

Short stop

It’s only ten miles to the outpost and at most, it will take me a day or I can sit here and weather the outburst although another storm’s coming my way. Serenity is two stops from heaven the forty-nine bus goes past there, I would catch it if I could be bothered but something tells…

Read More

Portholes

I saw torment behind two eyes in the face of my reflection and for a moment I was surprised that these eyes looked inwards on me. then it dawned we are the shores that race down to the sea we are the oceans that we long to be we just have to look and the…

Read More

Coolin’

You think someone’s coming to save you but I know that someone’s been and gone I watched her shake her head in disgust because you wouldn’t dance to her song. The graveyard’s full of believers keeping the strawberries ruby red light and the church is full up with sinners who are destined to walk with…

Read More

Reels

I want to blame it on James Dean, but I don’t suppose he meant to flit through so fast. The cast list grows and blows kisses at the crowd, thinking aloud, I could be there, share in the limelight and wouldn’t that be peachy with Bogart to teach me to reach deeper. Old movies move…

Read More