And I remember Our last summer. Me waiting for you To grow into you The re-birthed you With the new hair Adult asymmetric With that new walk Professional mimic With your new talk From lips ceramic […]

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Arts Council Artholes

Please let me know if you’ve been displaced or in any way adversely effected by Arts Council funding Yes, the funding the Arts Council distribute goes to their friends, it disappears into an rathole never […]

Holly Is Laura

Back in the day Those days When I was broken I found someone Newly mended And so I pretended I tried to be strong And my song I silently sang She lived in Wimbledon And […]

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Will I Go To See The Damned

Would you? Would you go to see an original 1976 Punk band, a band of your youth, an anarchic band who not only influenced your life choices but provided the soundtrack for much of your […]

Sticking Plaster

Plaster Or a plaster Both will stick Both will screed Over gaping wounds On a once smooth wall Or on a once smooth skin But where is that plaster-er That mends most anything? That kind cavity wall grafter […]


Tall and tanned she bent forwards before me. Adjusting her bag, unaware her top was revealing breasts brown on white. White on brown I could only look and remember. I wanted to have her.  I […]

Old Man

I saw in his eye a glint, a shinning. Something held fast that still sparked for him. But he was old with valleyed skin too deep to walk in and his eyes oozed a salty […]


I’m just there, higher, like standing. I view lands fertile and balming. I watch waves arcing and breaking, and I sway, shudder, with feeling, as I grin,  laughing, it’s inviting. with arms wide, reaching I’m moving. Close in now, clearly […]

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What Do Boys Do?

When I go walking along the Wales Coast Path, when I walk the dog in Bute Park, when I take a bike ride across Cardiff Bay Barrage… I notice something… Yes, there are couples, and […]