Blink and you’ll miss it

I’m thinking my thoughts in whispers, only I can hear them, but they still make a terrible noise. And through the veil of my eyelashes I catch glimpses of today. If getting away is out of the question when we’re not being kept in the loop, what’s the answer? What is reality? incredulity wonder? I…

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A portion of apportioning

I have heard people say that it’s their fault not his fault or her fault but their fault, but who is at fault, him, her, them, their? eeny meeny no! it’s them and it’s always them. well them had better be rowing the boat or it’s overboard for them and them better float or it’s…

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Revolutions per mind

Watch this spiral going viral and that’s how they’ll hypnotise you, call it Karma, call it Asian Flu’ but if you watch the spiral everything’s viral. It’s a manufactured vortex they’ll suck you in and break your necks, Facebook’s on the list of do’s and did and we’ll get rid of it. Watch nothing be…

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Thinks in silence

The way we’re being led in, well, it’s doing my fukin head in. real in the unreal city, Eliot put it better, when he wrote, ‘ I had not thought death had undone so many ‘ who’s had a hand in this ‘Wasteland’ and where’s your love song now Mr Prufrock? so long which is…

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Instinct

Have you ever wondered, how will I know when the Zombie apocalypse arrives? I’m looking around me where mobiles surround me, thinking if they are the Zombies then they have found me. The kitchen is killing me the microwave’s filling me with radiation but threats perceived or real, we are herd and we deal with…

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Alcohol rub

Yeah I know what begins with a W and ends in a why the hell does it bother me, I feel like it’s halfway through the day and it’s only 5am. But today is different something’s different anyway, perhaps it’s my rebreather maybe it’s narcosis or the dreaded virus that we’ve heard so much about…

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Light entertainment

but, but there’s nothing there, said, my Teddy bear, no jelly tots, no chocolate drops, no candy bars, no blancmange, no sandwiches, no cake, it’s all a bloody fake. this is not a picnic the tables are all bare said hungry hungry Teddy bear, then he looked me in the eye gave me that glassy…

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A lack of magic

Spinning around and saying Friday three times in the mirror does not work, it’s still Wednesday and it’s a long way to Friday if you have to go the long way there,…

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The whistle blower

Avidly following the sword swallower and still wondering where it goes. I used to swallow my words but I haven’t done that in ages, And it’s not that I’m always right more often than not I’ve got it wrong. When I was younger I charmed a snake charmer she was a bit older, the snake…

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Headroom

When I hear, yeahyeahyeah,,rapidly as if they’ve been listening to me I know that they haven’t heard a word I’ve been saying, I may just as well have been praying to.. ..well you know who you pray too Think I shall stop this interacting, yes, and as a matter of fact in about, well as…

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The wheel grinds

They called him a failure not the right calibre, he was not quite a 38, but the 22 round in his head made it pound, all he wanted to do was to drown out the sound, and even if blessed with success he’d still be a mess and some would still call him a failure…

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Stickyback plastic

You can’t glue more hours to the back end of the day, it went too fast and I couldn’t last the pace, the face of the clock that faced me said eleven forty-three, but I never believed a word of it until I climbed up the case to see that it was indeed correct and…

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Off again

The sweep hand sweeps London sleeps and we’re all being swept away, time’s a straight line and like the bread line will eventually disappear…

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De-clutter

They’re ripping down buildings to build up more buildings which fill in the spaces when the old buildings have gone and the new buildings they build are then filled with new faces. One day when I’m new they can put me in a building and give me ‘a room with a view’ nothing in black…

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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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