Curtains call

How many times have you wanted some time for yourself and been denied? hubbub and hullabaloo I can hardly bear, can you? and if empty vessels make the most sound then this tube train seemingly full is actually empty, profound! actually hubbub and hullabaloo sound like bears to me, what about you? just messing about…

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Crazy golf

I watch things like people sunsets daybreaks buses ordinary everyday things that move across my field of vision and play games with my imagination. When I grow up I wonder what I’ll be and I wonder will someone like me watch me too?…

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No worries

Stubbed my toe again, maybe I’ll move the chair. But it seems I like the pain so maybe I’ll leave it there. always when I take my slippers off, odd how slippers make me feel very old…

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Under clouds

I can hear that it’s raining. pit-a-patter what’s the matter? I think I’ll get quite wet, but only if I go to work and that’s not decided yet. I have coffee and a magazine on a lear jet, oh! it’s just a dream but it’s still raining…

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Twice daily

They’re talking about mental illness like it’s an illness and not an inability, perhaps that’s the illness but who decides? Easy to think yourself into a state, getting irate because the clock looks untimely, remind me again, what is sane? Maybe it’s we who are ill and those we think ill are not ill at…

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The Chamberlain disorder

We regret to inform youthat a state of tensionnow exists! Oh!between who,what have I missed? The same old drum beatsanddressed in white sheetsmen from both sides, God!if it’s not one thingit’s another, there’ll be hell to payand guess who’ll pay it?…

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Morecambe fairground

It was a sixpenny slot which wasn’t that much, but when that’s all you’ve got it was. twenty shots to pot twenty ducks and you’d get your sixpence back, quack bloody quack never once got it back and I always walked home, that should have taught me something about something, but when you’re ten you…

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Dark blue

She liked it when you said that what we had would last forever but you never knew how long forever was and that was just a micro moment in the fullness of the universe when things that once were good just went from bad to worse. And when the chasm yawned a bit like you…

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Numbers game

A nice turn of phrase when one’s able to laze on the chaise keeping pace with the slow arc of the sun. Get ready set? not yet, I need one more spin of the turntable One cable’s length to get into gear, happy new year? It could be the best and probably will be, but…

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2020 and a quarter

Disenfranchisement and fear, but it’s a happy new year until you wake on the first with a thirst you can’t slake and a banging in your head which could be the old year that is dead, but won’t die. Should not have gone boozin’ you should have stayed in and counted what blessings you had,…

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Anonymity

I should have done a video, you know like that man on the one man show, but I didn’t wake up in time so I didn’t go. I won’t be famous now, they won’t name a bridge after me they’ll probably just laugh at me, well fuk ’em I’m going fishin’…

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Disorderly thoughts

Barely a day goes by that a day doesn’t go by, I’m busy watching the sundial and waiting for the summer. Winter is like a mood clock always showing a moody time and now it’s that time, digitally, that I have to break free from the duvet and go shower which is fourteen hundred candle…

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Writing the program

Things may break down into factions fractions fractals or linear matrices and the mind may become its own disease until it ceases working. Theories make me weary when I’m trying to validate them, I should shut the fuck up, but you know that I won’t…

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Zoned in

This is a big day and as it stretches away into the distance I feel small in a small way, but as it’s Wednesday it’s okay. Exercising my imagination by opening my eyes, one at a time, don’t want to overdo it. Anyway I got some rest and now must get dressed head off to…

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Hard truths

Draw the house that you wanted to live in and the people you needed for loving and the clock, but draw it not working. I really wanted to etch a sketch my future…

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Medium

They said that second sight negates the need for a referee, I disagree for I have seen and all too soon the afterlife, shook hands and bowed to the rising moon, had double shots with the sprits in my room and been, before I met, the harbinger of doom, or at least I think so,…

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Midweek

Philosophically speaking, thinking the bathtub’s leaking is wreaking havoc with my Wednesday. Any other day I’d be thinking those plug hole thoughts like we’re sinking, drinking the ocean dry to keep from drowning down in the deep and that’d be okay with me…

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Internal affairs

every time you acquiesce against your will, they think a little less of you. I write this on their toilet walls, ‘Anon was here’ because Anon can be anyone and everyone who is Anon is someone we know. perhaps that’s by ‘Anon’…

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Meaningless

So sometimes it’s like wanting to be full of empty and if the vacancy arises only to tempt me should I decline the invitation? anyway, empty is okay, nothing to get in the way of nothing when there’s nothing but emptiness. and sometimes when you’re empty and want to be full feeling the pull of…

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