Have you ever felt the fervour of an evaporating dream?
Or heard the wail in the night of a sadness still unseen?
Startled the smashed stained glass in a church once serene?
Or wondered in all the world what the parallels mean?... more »
Twist out the turbulance in a differant line,
Straighten out your thought and hasten to define
The reality, the syllable of why we are so wrong,
What the nature of our nurture is behind every desperate song?... more »
I could have left you anytime
And left a slamming door.
Instead I took all your lies
And wound up on your floor.... more »
Away With The Dawn
AWAY WITH THE DAWN
If only I knew what was happening
Maybe I could conform
Maybe I could rise from former ashes... more »
Confused through the art
of common deception... more »
I can’t blame the blind
for never noticing
as i stand dumb
silently screaming.... more »
Six-sided confessional cube stands full of guilt and dark deeds done,
No window here, no false light from a supposed Holy sun.
And I sit among the scent of remorse, dishonour and crime
Walls whisper 'Hail Mary' as the punished receive their time.... more »
So now I'm Eighteen
What change has there been
Between now and ten years before?
Yes I am older... more »
Six months I stayed in Emma’s room
And watched her in the mornings weave
Her long fingers through her fine hair;
Faded violet, gone from a moment of expression... more »
A time to kill, I have killed
I have drenched the rivers dry
A time to laugh, I laughed first
To bring me to my time to cry.... more »
I walk with secrets, like feathers
In my wake.
Flying in obscure conundrum
evading any hope of being caught.... more »
Fleeing/What Will Become Of Me?
What will become of me?
The indescribable and hiding, soft footed
Fool of a shop front mannequin?
Paint me.... more »
Forgive me for treachery, for crying as you smiled
Away in a dark box shrinking me, hiding me
Confide in me your secrets and forgive me for never guessing... more »
I spent lonely, lost days in other men’s arms
To hear your voice in their broken charms
Trying on their tone to break you from my mind
The mystery in yourself that others cannot find.... more »
To attempt to write a poem without knowing the form;
Is as daunting as Everest;
Knowing unseen peaks cackle in scorn
To rain down in howling storm... more »
A glamourcat sits glued to
Marilyn’s Monroe curls cheap and red dry strands
And painted nails on shrivelled,... more »
This is insanity, life's lost its spice
And I'm driving top speed down this highway of ice
My soul it crying
My heart it is dying... more »
The first time I heard your name,
I wrote it on a yellow post-it
In blue biro.... more »
Lament Of The Cookies
We are born through ineloquent and
Hit and torn, yowling,
In even your evil, laughing,... more »
She ran through the village
Screaming and shouting
But nobody heard her
And nobody cared.... more »
A dark marionette with a jaded mask
Painted in colours that will never last
Dancing in time with chains on its limbs
To the song that a caged jaybird sings.... more »
Can't you see the mirage
On the horizon sun-fed glowing?
Or the beams of burning fire
In the frost of icy snowing?... more »
So you tried to be perfect.
Well, was it worth it?
Was it worth the blood and the tears?
Was it worth the pain... more »
My Pound Of Flesh
I would starve myself to bones
Just to neglect you
Bleed myself dry
To drain you too... more »
There is an overflowing ashtray
Sulking on my windowsill
Dust clinging like a sheet to the mirrors
Curtains closed for days on end... more »