Blue ridges

Some wait for twilightsome wait for the sunsome wait for Christmas,and won’t that be fun, we wait in the trencheswe wait on park bencheswe wait like cattlefor the end to come. It’s all about the waitingthat small hesitationbefore stating the obvious, the obvious beingthatwhich we are seeing, the breakdown of societythe rise in povertythe stock…

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Syphoning cyanide

What do we need and do we need it now and if not now whenwhere’s the punctuation, was a note tacked on the sheet no question mark, black mark for the tutor, another question, should we then shoot her? We’re wilting under this thing that no one has a clue about,there’ll be no cure for…

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Heist

Someone planned this robberyand left us here in solitary, Idiversifylearn to flyandescape the solitude but one escapes into another placewhere one escaped and if one escapesthey all escape, solitude iswhere you find yourselfalone,even in a crowded spaceif that space is not your own…

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Action, sometime soon

Dull as in drab as in get me a cab because I want to go where the sun shines. Somewhere in Stepney Green, they must have a cloud machine with its setting on grey. And its Thursday not that it matters, it wasn’t Thursday yesterday but it was still grey. perhaps it’s she that fogs…

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Onandonandonandonandon

Is it worth my time to get a second opinion?, curses, Thursday, and lockdown’s getting in the way, think my brain is melting, never felt in such a state, curses, fate, Need to do stuff, like running, sunning, swimming sinning sinning sinning running, jump in at the deep end drown before the weekend all this…

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Rosewood

Do you wonder if you’re in the dreams conjured up by those behind the scenes, is this a play is this today or Act 1V? Are we pandering to someone’s desire 1666 and relight the fire? Maybe we’ll bury it all under the pall of smoke curling up from a pipe…

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Harvest

It’s nothing like the pictures they paint it really ain’t, but we compromise and turn blind eyes to what we knew and hope anew that a new beginning can begin can we win? is Bob the Builder? in two shakes of whatever the world turns and nothing is ever the same. It was not me…

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Up for debate

Trying to see things as they might be instead of stuck in this formal reality. we all try don’t we, try to let our imaginations run free windblown and unchained by any boundary? the difficulty, if I can call it that, is we are like a flat screen TV with depth and with colour but…

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Where mountains glide across…

You think that you’ll walk through the valley little knowing that it is the valley that runs through your life. the legend reads, ‘You Are Here’ that’s the only clue, you know who you are but not where you are, the rest of the map is blank. it could be a treasure map but I…

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Picture cards and jokers

I had to check not only the time but also the day, this is the way knaves live their lives balancing on the edge of knives in case you were in any doubt. We need shock absorbers to absorb the shocks take the knocks to save us before we crash down on the rocks, it’s…

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The superstore shuffle

Queueing up to queue to get to the front of the queue and they’re all behind you just to remind you that they are queueing up too, the lines are never ending the queues are always forming. We’ve become a production a Cecil B DeMille, ‘The whispering chorus’ of wannabees, most of us over the…

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Too early for this or too late?

About those concerns which concern me like is this all a conspiracy are we trapped in a web of duplicity? yes about those concerns which concern me, like Epstein Icke. 5G? the juries out let’s wait and see. Illuminati? they started without me, must be premature imagination…

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Cancellations

Cells collide the doorways to my eyes are ajar. so far as they say, but it’s not quite today and won’t be until I have that first cup of tea. She sleeps on unaware that I got to the kitchen without switchin’ the lights on. Outside. everyone’s an enemy keep two metres away from me…

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Tapping keys

What happens when you run out of things to see? No more ‘I Spy’ when your eyes have seen it all no more football on the pitch, but there’s always one more stitch to drop one more handball at the ‘Kop’ all’s not lost or not lost yet? I bet there are other games to…

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Grapevines

I hope you know that we’re all being screwed, politics spewing their lies the deployment of ‘no vacancies’ they are chewing us up to spit us out and then we’ll be shipped out employment’s a myth it never existed, we’ve been fixed on a treadmill but the rumours persisted and we took them as facts…

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Temples of the moon

Germ warfare welfare healthcare, don’t care? die! No use in wondering why if why doesn’t fit in with your way of thinking…

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Too much caffeine

I know that it’s Thursday but I dreamt it was Friday which way is the exit? I’ve taken my tablets and now I don’t hurt but I’m saving the blue one for my dessert. The mirror’s not working again, every time I look in it I see old men which is peculiar because there’s only…

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Dressings

She nudges him and he smudges lipstick on his chin, she can’t keep the clown from within getting out. Playtime to make time to explore yours and mine. If they label you redraw it be the bella you’ll adore it because it’s just a game isn’t it?…

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Two degrees

Someone and it might be God took a shot at me, never won the lottery coffee’s cold I’m almost old and there are no extra lives to be won, in this life, I’ve found that there is only one. She says, behave, be brave, I’ll save you and I believe her…

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