After the last embers of your fire go out And the inky blackness sweeps in suddenly It becomes one with the erstwhile dancing shadows The sniffing stops And You know nothing holds it away any longer You can feel the earth tremble beneath its footfalls As it sends the hairs on the back of your […]Read More When Poverty Goes Hunting
Remind me Of the time before we were lovers Of spa mornings And weed evenings Sexual afternoons spent panting on a rickety bed groaning the rhythms of a promised love to the crickety whispers of a blown out fan Remind me of Warm weather beaches Of the longing To tug on the strings of your […]Read More Remind Me
Tired Of being tired Sitting long hours in My own cage staring at a blank screen Doing nothing for hours on end Waiting for the siren so I can go home Time That I waste Sitting long hours in My own cage staring at a blank screen Doing nothing for hours on end Waiting […]Read More Words I Like To Throw Around These Days
365 and a quarter days spent racing round a gigantic fireball Revolutions made regularly Spinning in perpetuity I would say it runs in circles Nay Elliptical tracks are more our style A top tilting its way round a familiar course The yardstick called a year In years I am born You grow We live They […]Read More Years
Some bonds are forged over time
Some bonds are nurtured slowly
Then there are bonds made by blood and made stronger by kin.
This is the bond of two little boys made in life and kinship.
RAINSTORMS THE PASTOR’S VOICE ON THE RADIO HAS NEVER CHANGED. NOT ONCE IN THIRTY YEARS WE SIMPLY JUST GREW UP. IT IS OUR TURN TO REPEAT OUR PARENTS’ MISTAKES AND STEAM IN THE HOTBLOOD OF OUR YOUTH. THE FERRIS WHEEL ROTATES REACHING INTO THE SKY ONLY TO STOP AT THE EARTH SO WE […]Read More LIFE CYCLES
I’ll be 25 somewhere next month. A quarter century charley. I’m no longer that young but I’m not that old either. 24 has been crazy. I learned many important lessons while I was this age. Now that I am going firmly into my mid 20s it’s only right I spill some wisdom. LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS […]Read More 24: GROWING UP