Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Rehearsal Ritual

(As was – this was written a couple years ago I think, things are a little different with the band now. The winters are a little colder)   Wherever I go in this city, wherever my feet lead me, beating … Continue reading

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Man Recollects a Period of his Life

It wasn’t life-defining. Our lives never had any definition. So much blur, so little movement.It may have been life-changing… via Man Recollects a Period of his Life.

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Man Recollects a Period of his Life

This is a story I wrote in 2007 – the first of my current set of short stories It wasn’t life-defining. Our lives never had any definition. So much blur, so little movement. It may have been life-changing. I don’t … Continue reading

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Dark Room Lover

ArticulateThe half-formedStillbornSentenceOn my lips. Please, I beg of youOne solitary time Tell meYou knowWhat I was going to say I imagine what this room will be likeWhen we all have leftAnd the lights are outAnd it’s cold and isolatedFrom the … Continue reading

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Kind Hearts and Coronets

Just a brief “thank you” for the kind words and interest the blog has received so far. It’s very much appreciated – I expected nothing. I guess most of the material on here is going to be pretty dreary, so … Continue reading

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The Colony

How can you love me as an equalWhen the colony’s destructionWas my work? via The Colony.

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The Colony

The colony Was readily Affected By the gas And they succumbed Awfully quickly   I saw the mothers And the fathers And the workers They all died How can you love me as an equal When the colony’s destruction Was … Continue reading

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Patience

Patience.

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Patience

The room is small. The walls are thick concrete, with flaking plaster that coats the very air. The air is thick, like the walls, and every breath is laboured. There is a very small window, barred crossways with wood. The … Continue reading

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Brave New World

As part of my perennial attempt to do something with my life, I’ve finally given in and decided to start a blog. I’m the classic embittered (albeit relatively privileged) twenty-something with an office job and a band (in fact, I’ve … Continue reading

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