Evening armchairs

How many more times will you sit there staring at thin air wondering where to go? If only to slip through the crack of dawn to the moment when you were born and start all over again…

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Who elected this?

Legions of the lost and battalions of beggars that beggar belief, a twenty-first don’t mention me century, how to avoid the pitfalls when the walls are caving in when the night comes with disclaimers, what if the day begins and you’re not there? When your speech comes out as frozen words, you know that it’s…

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Boredom is a strange Kingdom

Okay, we know it is Friday, have you got anything planned? a night out, a night in, a night doing nothing, perhaps trying to begin a new chapter? I hear laughter but it’s only me laughing at this odd peculiarity (Grammarly just corrected me on the spelling) I’m still here enjoying a beer watching the…

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The valley of the shallows

The rain gets in and runs down the ridges that the cold forms on my skin and it’s still raining now, bewildered bedraggled looking like something or definitely someone frazzled, freezing, can’t get the keys out to put the key in (euphemism pending) this is not never ending according to the weatherman on radio 2,…

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Just so

The Summer slinks slyly away and I sink into an Autumn brown tell me then why am I blue? I never know about next year fearing as I do that it may not arrive so I dive under my duvet sinking silently praying fervently hoping God will hear me…

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January the sixty second

It’s a symphony, the pit a pat that’s raining in on me and the silence is an awful blow when I close the bedroom window. The Winter melody makes the melancholy tuneful and she said, ‘…just a spoonful..’ but the sugar never was as sweet as being out there on the street in the rain…

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Sometimes Sunday

She stepped out from the pages of a fashion magazine and looked as if she’d never seen the image of a beauty queen, but the light of day betrayed her as the moguls that had made her walked away. The snow, cold, fell heavy and only an old coat to warm and keep me dry…

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Who killed Kenny?

We stare into the pit as the pendulum slices another bit and there’s less of you now than there ever was. Oz isn’t real and if you believed all the spiel that it was, tough. No medals for trying but lots for the dead are you dying to join them? and somebody said, “it’s a…

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Is it that time

Already out of bed he, unsteady on his feet she says, put your warm coat on and then he’s gone. and it’s cold and damp the street lamp is out watching the frost tigers leap from the trees a freeze frame a moment in the morning. I’m getting up now making coffee he says to…

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Wintery weather

Still watching snow falling each flake takes me away to some far distant day when the sun shone I watch as it goes then it’s gone a bit like life but the snow’s much colder…

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The difference

I shall build a snowlady a cool flaky baby and with ice crystals for eyes she can see through my disguise, then what for her nose? a carrot that glows? or I could stay indoors clean all the floors shine all the EPN silver whatever I do I do so can you…

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Genies

I wanted the bright lights, but the day started grey because as we all know Winter’s that way inclined. I don’t mind really I don’t, I won’t get upset I will get myself dressed then I’ll go out of the door and and Summer has gone, hasn’t it? no more soft lit suppers on the…

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Nuts and noses

We know that Winter’s coming when noses start to start their running and the nuts all disappear! oh dear, was that too much information? ah take it as you find it. but there’s only fun behind it and it applies only to those men who go out in the cold again. my nuts are in…

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