X Diary 07 Happy Sam And The Magic Horse
A Children's Tale
Once upon a time
There was a little boy called Happy Sam
Rtfm 17 Po 'Em
The ideal audience size for a poet is one.
Direct from me to you. No watchers.
Whispering together in the privacy of our minds.
When poems are performed therefore
X Diary 08 I Thought So
Laying down my book I turned to thought
And thought can be a poor companion,
A gullible electric ghost
Hiding in a thunderstorm,
Rtfm 26 Focus Group Poetry
They said “that can’t be a poem
For it has neither rhyme nor rhythm”
Rtfm 06 Mandarin For Maybe
The French and Japanese pass laws
To try to keep words out
While wanton English tempts words in
Like some old hooker on History Street.
Rtfm 25 A Fishing Story
Freed from focus thoughts slide by
A swift and dark flowing river
White waters eddies and whirlpools
A poet plucks treasures from the stream