A Poem.

How can I create if my house is not in order, If the inspiration I choose renders me numb, Stops my lips from forming the words I need to speak, So that I might reap the benefits of that love? Why should I come back, To paths well worn, And scenes remembered with retinal insistence […]

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Gumballs!

    I had to re-post this, just because it made me laugh, and I thought it deserved another round. I was actually trying to accumulate all of the work I’ve done on this book of mine over the past years, when I came across this piece. Ah, but for the pleasures of getting sidetracked, […]

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Gumballs!

I’m a bit rattled this morning, having had not very much sleep. My daughter had gone into meltdown when she realised that non-school uniform day was tomorrow, not today. So I was awoken from my dream-filled slumber by my phone buzzing urgently, the familiar buzz ascribed to one person alone in my contacts list, and […]

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Friday-itis.

Life can be a stupidly peculiar old thing. It never ceases to surprise me. The assholes of the world are somehow absolved from time to time by a never ending streak of creativity that cracks at the air like a bull-whip when you least expect it, sending you either teetering on the brink of some […]

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Don’t Wait.

Don’t wait until you are losing someone, To realise that you need to be there for them, In the way that you should always have been there for them. Maybe you didn’t really love them in the way That you thought you loved them at all? Too caught up in your own whirlwind Of self-deprecation, […]

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Dear God – MPoWriMo

  Dear God; dear Universe; dear Paradoxical Exigence of the Mind, I awake to the quarantine of the rain, spraying me like an infected bloom; my inner voice trying to cleanse me of the consternation that has clouded my internal skies for some time now; sparking storms and raging waves that crash against your distant […]

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Heaven and Earth

Heaven and earth, Keep me well, For I have not long to spare. ‘Tis fleeting my appearance here, As I cross the wooded bridge. Splinters catch my feet; Caught in ivy binds, And for a moment I am smiling broad, As I savour earth’s embrace. But heaven calls From beyond the seas, Within the clouds, […]

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