Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fight –

Fight on, twenty years under my weight of years Didn’t like the way I’d tested his lack of knowledge Grappled, fell to the groins, head-locked spin cycle, spitting Latin and new names Punched his left thigh, but, thick in the … Continue reading

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Untitled #8 –

Take it Don’t think of it Keep happy Legal aid and alcohol

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Untitled #7 –

Vermin has to rest with the Rest of Us Find a place to love the Bodies of Us Sheriff’s tax collectors counted coin in an abandoned farm

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The Addicted –

Released Three addicts decorate their House Ruin Have one bare car, still four-wheeled, has residual engine breath Two sleeping bags, rotational event with the ninety-eight point six body mass indicators Addicts turn tricks, take each other’s jail time Things are … Continue reading

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She left –

Platform ticket Close-in creates helter-skelter scarves on coat’s Velcro fasteners Then a train took you away from me

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Open Day at the Asylum –

“I thought that we were special” – The last words the visitors heard. The country’s asylums were each going to have their own ‘Open Day’, that idea, from ‘Barabbas Management Consultancy’, out-sourcing contract winners for America’s mental health services.  The … Continue reading

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Food –

Monday, and I’m barefoot in a Food Bank. Had a weekend of walking past fast food dens, my tongue licking the air for nutrition. No reading glasses, they fell off in a fist-fight next to a supermarket’s ‘Best Before’ skip. … Continue reading

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A Musical –

Dynamic monster, I never went out of this Life My drinking jars are full of lighter fluid, and my waiting time in that clinic, gone down I’m alternating last two self-owned shirts for maximum impact as a ‘Front Man’ Tour … Continue reading

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Logic in a Trailer Park –

Descartes wrote a thing about a cannonball and its trajectory over time, the humans didn’t understand it They knew all the known answers got wrong because of Philosophy, because of the Theory The male and female men and women couldn’t … Continue reading

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Cycle back to a bedsit –

Lamp-less bicycle rider swimming in a straight slow flowing river Police car following – big cop, big broadside, no torch-end for the naked man’s head Foreign accent comeback, and the Smiths in his headphones Avoids a road crash, but blurring … Continue reading

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