Scrambled

feet achingback breakingthinking of takinga holiday, ‘the rock and rollof the tortured soul’ One way or todayI’ll get awayor get put awayit’s all the same, thinking again,itcould be tomorrowor a week on Hawaii. Punch drunk on rumlunch was funI think, must remember not to drinkon an empty stomach…

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Engine burn

Imagine for a minute a hot bath and you’re in it, soaking away the aches of the day and when you slowly open your eyes you come to realise you’re still stuck in a traffic jam somewhere south of Birmingham…

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Long running

Half awake and not nearly enough asleep I should keep shorter hours, get wired to the terminal pump out something seminal and no! not fluid. Life can be hard then it’s off to the knackers yard to be knackered? strange I thought I already was. But tomorrow is another way to keep today as yesterday…

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Thinks of a colder beer

Clammy, but funny that I don’t smell like the sea, It’s a condition of being especially in the humidity and I still don’t smell like the sea. This is the couple of hours after noon, I am deathwatch weary everyone commiserates and nobody sees me, I’m on my way home. Beads of sweat somewhat like…

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40 Winks

Ear popping carriage hopping this tube seems like it’s never stopping at my stop. I’m tired and when tired I get cranky. My sight become focused and yet I cannot see, that’s what being cranky does and it does it to me. In the slow unwind there is or so I find a release of…

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For hire

Available? absolutely. Who’s going to shoot me a line? This is a rehearsal before the performance I take my chance and play to an empty auditorium, Is this an audition or just a transitional state I am in? Reality never looks real to me it must be something to do with optometry or maybe it…

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Reset

Can someone please switch Monday off, it hurts my eyes…

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Cherry bombs

Lean over too far and you’ll fall and when you fall you’ll learn not to lean over too far. I like to lean just to tempt fate (fate bait) I rise up to meet on my own two feet the breaking of every day, long may it remain that way. On Friday which is a…

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Nineteen hours later

I am tired and I said it no one because they wouldn’t understand this feeling that my life is running on nitrous oxide burning me inside my eyes are flash red feet made of lead I am dead tired. I’m laughing about it, this gas is the bang which is slang but I am still…

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