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A Thing

She said ‘There’s beauty in the movement, Keep your counsel Don’t subdue it’ I disagreed And she stepped off My throat I rubbed my neck But managed, just about, to stay afloat. I didn’t see The point In the debate … Continue reading

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Itch

Treat him like a carthorse Never give him anything by way of recourse He’s done, son He’s got a glitter in his eye When he remembers how he used to want to try He used to burn You will never … 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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Not Uncommon

I wouldn’t say it’s often, but it’s not uncommon – a half-leftover window to my energy, an under-used commodity, it’s too late now and I can only use it quite sparingly. When the head throbs and I’m angry with my job … 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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Best In Class

Tiredness, and not a harsh, helpful tiredness such as he would be able to use, but a pathetic, cloying, paralysing tiredness, overcame him. “It’s just another day. It’s just another effort. Everything will be okay.” He didn’t know quite to … Continue reading

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Rain from my office window

I’m sitting here, my girl is overseas, I am running on caffeine and brief, weird sleep. No feeling for this work. More than usual though. Want to curl up in a ball and play strategy games. Maybe I’ll cancel my … Continue reading

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103–04–a7r2r

(singing) Summertime, I’m in love, and the rain’s gone, there are clear blue skies ab- Hello? (singing) And there’ll be no more worries, or cares… As long as – Hello? Please confirm your position, I cannot trace you I cannot … Continue reading

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