Category Archives: Existential

More Than Words

Those words that used to mean so much more back then, mean a whole lot less than that now; Keep on repeating repeating the words that you borrow and steal, keep repeating that till you’ve convinced yourself that you asked … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place

Quiet as sunlight on a window pane quiet as a snowdrop falling in winter, quiet now the Earth stands the Earth stands still; all our years have passed us by and are gone into the abyss of nostalgia; Every waking … Continue reading

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Mystery Road Trip

Light and dark and light and dark and then.. The long road into the nowhere of a faraway never-seen; Wind and rain and wind and rain and then, rain again, washing the colours from fading yester-me yester-you yesterdays’ messages never … Continue reading

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Sclerosis

The lights change traffic crawls past the discount stores the charity shops and tanning salons, off-licences and bookies, the barbers and Greggs; Another bleary-eyed morning drab and dreich, the cityscape wears the weather like a mourning veil pulled tight across … Continue reading

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Winter Breaks

When Winter breaks as Winters do, will Winter break because of you? When Snow has fallen as Snow often must, will your dreams of warmth be turned to dust? When Silence blankets the land Silence leaves no choice, in the … Continue reading

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Night Listener

Listening to faltering surreal broadcasts serenading another Summer equinox, the composition’s title eludes him, Miles;haunting contemplative succinct flags down thoughts mimicking melancholy, Gil Goggins’ circumspect piano embedded in the spent day’s residue receding like the listener’s reverie broken by random … Continue reading

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Tell Achilles

Tell Achilles when you see him that we should all meet up again at our favourite place where we can have a few and reminisce about to-day; Tell Achilles that, will you? when you see him later; also tell him … Continue reading

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