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As We Walked

I dreamed, last night That we were walking through the forest As shades of our former selves. Not at-a-time but all at once, it seemed From schoolboy humour through to jobs and ‘scenes’ I could not help but cry with … Continue reading

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Him

You didn’t know him, then. He had eyes that glimmered but could be as dark as coal if he desired. I was never his equal, not in my eyes, as he wove words and charm and fire and love and … Continue reading

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The Threat Of So Much Promise

The threat of so much promise Used to keep me honest Not now though, pilgrim I look back but now I’m so far from it I used to have a kind of violent desire A faith in my cause An … Continue reading

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The Late Pompey The Great

My scramble for relevance Ended in Boredom and vomit When I decided to be dead again There once was a time I’d ask why The bullet to the head Was a very real option then And what price for failure? … Continue reading

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IDST

This one was going to be one for the band, a set of lyrics. But I don’t do much music anymore, so I guess it’s time to call it a poem and be done.   Me and you I bought … Continue reading

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M*A*S*H

I’m watching M*A*S*H Wishing that I were someone like that Hawkeye Pierce Unfortunately chunkier And about 30% less fierce I think I could be happy With the alcohol production I could cope with the life on hold Enjoy the interruption … Continue reading

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No Lagrimas

We did not know what we were doing, back then. We thought we did, of course, as always one does. There was always a cause, there was always something happening. But what we were really doing was delaying the inevitable. … Continue reading

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What Am I Doing?

Turn off the lights. There is no glare that here can lighten me. There is no path that’s clear that I can see. Turn off the lights. Close up the room. I have no need of air or food or … Continue reading

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There Is A Face

There is a face I know it well And I can tell It has no place In this reflection There could have been A better time It wasn’t mine And I don’t mean To retrace my steps now Don’t speak … Continue reading

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Thoughts While Exercising In The Morning

This morning I couldn’t quite Get out of bed But I did And exercised For thirty-something minutes You might say That it’s encouraging That soon I’ll be Productive And alive Again Don’t bother I spent thirty-something minutes Thinking only of … Continue reading

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