Gramophonics

Playing it slows the descentand recentlyI have been moving down, what if there is no other sideand all we have is the slideintodarkness and the end? I’d better play some Bach and getback into the ballgameor I’m going to finish up thesame as everyonethat I ever knew beforeI met you…

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Sinking below the skyline

How do you juggle the struggle when you’re on the edge of the stage and just what are we struggling for? going under is not too bad hard to breathe but we get over that. Harking back, tilling the land filling the land a shilling in your hand and suddenly you’re the King’s man no…

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Bikini atoll

    Underneath the cardboard sheets crashed down on the concrete streets, the heart still beats the mind engages the mouth rages at the injustice done   for some who do not see that could have been you it used to be me.   Summer arrives.   warmer now no need for the duvet of…

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Fighting inertia

perhaps the universe turns and it’s we who expand. sand and crabs and slabs of Kendal Mint Cake I ache for simpler times but who can say their yesterday was better than tomorrow is? perhaps when time contracts to bring us back and take us further away from the onslaught of today we can relax…

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The deep

Times I have lent, borrowed and spent are all bent around an old man’s little finger. I linger on long, long after the audience has gone, reviewing the past until at last I am satisfied. Wide of the mark I may have been in the city of fallen though I have seen the future and…

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