Many years ago
as a form of concealment
I cemented
My hooligan children
into the crazy paving


'Art is a vice. One doesn't marry it legitimately, one rapes it' - 'Art is dishonest and cruel.'

Degas.

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paul shannon Poems

Am I Too Old Yet?

human soup

fry the onion until transparent
add the stock and toss in various shapes... more »

Pond Life

spuds

when the potatoes
were being worried by the dogs... more »

Hanging’s A Gust Awhile Slimbo

why don’t you put some weight on?
i can’t see you,
sounds vaguely mysterious,
like standing in the shadows on a grassy knoll,... more »

paul shannon Quotes

Comments about paul shannon

One of the most appalling alleged member of the human race that I have fortunately never had the misfortune to meet. And don't bother reading his 'poetry'... life's too short for shit.