We label the parts of a flower,
the pistil, petals and stem
The Long And The Short Of It Is
The long and the short of it is we were caught in that trick of a space, your foot hard on the brake, as we plunged into that impossible gap and almost made it to safety.
I can't stop seeing the time on your watch as we smashed the Polo in the back of his Porsche with such damn great force he flew straight out onto the pavement.
Heavy handed sleight of hand
was what it took to win the hand.
In the cave of his lap a crumpled knave,
a deadly, smuggled, silent fact. He's brave
Round the houses we go,
first one, then two, then three pints