Why can't we share?
Why don't we care?
Why do they die?
Why do they lie?... more »
Brother darkness, brother darkness
Draw a veil across my mind
Give me respite from my thoughts
So that solace I might find... more »
Years of practise striving for perfection
Variables include choice of confection
Temperature and duration calculation
Immerse with trepidation... more »
My view has changed
The trees appear deranged
It's autumn... more »
I saw him again today.
He's looking older.
He had a distant look in his eyes
That made me want to be where he wants to go.... more »
To cast aside one's earthly care
To live as one, no brunt to bear
To release those self made bonds
To activate those magic wands... more »
With respect to Loudon Wainwright III
I'm a solo bloke... more »
Begin the morning exodus
Most in a car, some on a bus
Until the bread winners come back
They leave there a dead cul-de-sac... more »
What price a sunset viewed from one's bed
What price that scene with forlorn gulls overhead
The metronomic ebb and flow
The backing track to nature's show... more »
To the urbane urbanic
With your social dynamic
Who may consider soporific
A vision bucolic.... more »
There was a sweet girl by the name of McHale
On seeing a spider her heart would just fail
While on her knees sweeping a lowly, dark rail
A biggun appeared with the width of a sail... more »
That Flammable Emotion
Oh, how you will dance for me
Crafted by my hand
The time I've spent creating you
You owe me a performance... more »
The Beauty Of Doing Nothing, Then Resting
A culinary duet sets the scene.
The fatigue of the day
Is allowed to take it's own course.
Arranged upon the sumptuous hide -... more »
The Fall And Rise Of Trousers
seem to be an affliction
of the younger generation
in this nation... more »
The Inadvertent Impressions Of Mr. David Harris Esq.
It's fine to look like Walter Matthau
As the years advance.
My mate once had a dog
That looked like Jack Palance!... more »
The Kingdom, The Power And The Glory
When you look at your life
With your trophy wife
Do you feel fulfilled?
In your comfort zone... more »
The Places Camels Get To!
'What the man wants, he gets'
Your parting words that left me spellbound
Shrinking ever further into the crowd... more »
This Always Works
The night would be cold
As I had been told
By the bloke upon the telly
That day I'd been sold... more »
This Hair Shirt Doesn'T Fit
I've been on the wagon
I did it for a bet
Ale by the flagon
Foregone without regret... more »
To Infinity And Beyond
Once again I pondered the snowflake.
Each unique in it's beauty,
Infinite in it's variety.
Or is it?... more »
As timeless tide predictably scours... more »
Expectation masked by denial
Blissful ignorance encouraged by the bottle
Reality is to blame... more »
To love, and love without condition
To feel so deeply the very heart burns
To see that love not come to fruition
Yet that same heart continually yearns... more »
Glimpsed through a smoky haze
Behind jars of pickle and mayonnaise
Lurks the urban griller
The groomed garden Godzilla... more »
No longer the fall guy you used to require
All those old photos burn well on my fire
The carcass of love on a funeral pyre
Thank God your apprentice I failed to sire... more »