Category: Poetry

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 […]

The Hardening

She walks up the path no more But I hear kitten heals on slates Laid as sediments of sentiment Ash from the fire of our passion Now a compressed folio of love She opens up the door no […]

The Beautiful

And mostly I think on the darkness, the craven, the barren. I think on the bitterness. And I empty. But that vase I sometimes fill with fragrant roses and wild stems, fresh, with heads blooming, bursting bold. And until […]

Sufjan Stevens

I love you now when you visit for tiny tall tales and paisley sights, as time is inhaled, as I inhale night. But… Do you know what you did when you said while sat at the desk […]


What Is the point in anything? I have tried but I Do not understand and I think and think on but the thinking realises no reasonable solution. And how could it? I do not have the […]

Another Dream

I’ve not dreamt her maybe for four years the four shared years with the other her. But the other’s past and she’s back She’s at my back She’s back at last She serves up lies […]


When she left me I was left in my loft room. Wooded walls were a pine brown tomb and though I called from my sleep through the ether to her hallowed halls only sometimes did […]