Monthly Archives: April 2014

“Oh God – tomorrow I go back…”

I have one full day, one day, before I return myself to the melting pot, the exchange of pain. I overdramatise. When I was at school, we had four Houses, one of which was “Spender” – Richard Spender, the Second … Continue reading

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Married To The Gasman

FragileAnd demure She is marriedTo the GasmanShe trusts himAnd his beliefsImplicitlyHe worksTo earn them money But the Gasman kills a thousand more each day.   AwkwardAnd politeShe is marriedTo the GasmanShe avoidsThe questionsAbout his line of work“He works with gas” … Continue reading

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Petrol Station

How bizarreAnd yet how disappointing. I watchSome way awayAs the petrol station catchesAnd burnsBy moonlightOn the outskirts of town. A young man had taken petrolSprayed his carHimselfThe broken down forecourtAnd had got into his carAnd had lit a finalCigarette The … Continue reading

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Offbeat

I’m just angry. I’m so angry all of the time and it’s the fact that I can’t control it that really grates on me. Or certainly that’s one of the things that does. I don’t *really* understand why I am … Continue reading

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An Urge

Kind of sick of mediocrity. Want to fast. Water and cigarettes only, see how long I last. I never was of a mind to care, about your stress, your hair, your pipe-cleaner-pint-but-still-debonair. Wee man, kid. You think that you are … Continue reading

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