Ne Me Quitte Pas

This concrete shrinks each evening, The sky’s no longer streaming And my dreams have been bleeding Together with you in unending Farewell The garden-beds lay flat with bitter shame As crestfallen chlorophyll fades into sorry brown, The cobbled pathways feel an empty same, Leading to the faded hue of this wretched town, That shamrock breezeContinue reading “Ne Me Quitte Pas”

Nothing is as it should be; Everything is alright

I am a dark-feathered duck, Back to the current, Blinded to where it all leads But content to sit in its lap. I know that you are waiting Across the other side, And our no-reception phone-calls sound like Satan Bleating down the line, But give it time, I’m sure you’ll see That I’ll wait forContinue reading “Nothing is as it should be; Everything is alright”

This Dresden Dreamboat

Is all that’s keeping me Afloat, while wiping out the Ashtrays, rinsing out the Bottles, and ironing out the Sheets that kept us in a Muddle. Lindeman’s Cab Sav Bin: 45 Stains that bed where skins Were shed and fossils Lie) petrified (and weeping To some holy Genocide, A childhood crucifixion Haunts this tired fiction.Continue reading “This Dresden Dreamboat”

Shadows by my side

A manic magnification of all that’s good and peaceful. Lame goats are tight-ropin’ through treetops with one hoof a-dangle as I lay tangled in the tundra almost frozen – still – crystallised then Ol’ Meg roar roar roaaars again, shaking me from my cocoon with smokestack cataracts fogging past as coal cool cold won’t letContinue reading “Shadows by my side”