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This is my blog. It’s a mishmash of poems, music, and thoughts about other bits and pieces. I’ve just arrived here, so give me a shout if you’ve got any tips – poems, blogs, or tea recommendations.

My recent stuff

Jam

There’s a spot of jam on my floor. It fell when I was making toast.With the burnt crust staring it in the eyes, it decided to leap. Falling from such a height must bea long way for jam – not me(jam has quicker reactions, though). Now there’s a spot of jam on myfloor. I had […]

Chaos

It’s chaos.Dark, looming chaosstorming the gates andpulling down the castle walls.It took years to lay the bricksthey tear down with disinterestand the holes that are made are quicklyfilled with rubble they ignore and march past. They brought the clouds with them –black and turning scribbles and stabs,fuzzy on the outside, but not a warm blanket,a […]

Spring

Spring‌ ‌smells‌ ‌like‌ ‌paint.‌ ‌Wind‌ ‌brushes‌ ‌it‌ ‌along‌ ‌the‌ ‌pavement,‌ ‌into‌ ‌the‌ ‌cracks‌ ‌and‌ ‌crevices‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌walls,‌ ‌and‌ ‌pulls‌ ‌you‌ ‌into‌ ‌it‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌must‌ ‌of‌ ‌your‌ ‌flat.‌ ‌ ‌ Warmth‌ ‌is‌ ‌fresh,‌ ‌for‌ ‌once‌ ‌-‌ ‌cold‌ ‌by‌ ‌summer’s‌ ‌standards;‌ ‌cosy‌ ‌by‌ ‌winter’s.‌ ‌ ‌  ‌You‌ ‌can‌ ‌taste‌ ‌the‌ ‌sunlight.‌ ‌  ‌Tea‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌nicety,‌ ‌not‌ ‌a‌ ‌necessity,‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌resting‌ ‌walker.‌ ‌Ice‌ ‌cream‌ ‌becomes‌ ‌a‌ ‌more‌ […]

Advert

It‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌lonely‌ ‌life,‌ ‌that‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌salesman‌ ‌without‌ ‌a‌ ‌tongue.‌ ‌A‌ ‌plastic‌ ‌wife‌ ‌assigned‌ ‌to‌ ‌love‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌house‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌aging‌ ‌young.‌ ‌ ‌ The‌ ‌daily‌ ‌grind‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌rusted‌ ‌affair;‌ ‌our‌ ‌arms,‌ ‌head,‌ ‌and‌ ‌feet‌ ‌strapped‌ ‌in‌ ‌with‌ ‌blissfully‌ ‌blind,‌ ‌trusted‌ ‌bars‌ ‌of‌ ‌silver.‌ We‌ ‌soon‌ ‌adapt.‌ ‌ Smoke‌ ‌gives‌ ‌a‌ ‌moment’s‌ ‌pause.‌ ‌Wisps‌ ‌of‌ ‌white‌ ‌-‌ ‌what‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌willow?‌ ‌I‌ […]


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