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A 1960’s Northern Town

fading back the years, to Friday-paid dirt-nailed stand-up straight-razor guys, smoke-stenched beer-drenched, immersed in Willy Dixon’s words strung like wire barbed across their hearts; lost in deep resonances of factory-line steam-hammers raw and edged like John Lee Hooker’s “BOOM…BOOM…BOOM “, … Continue reading

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An Exercise in Disappointment

We waited so long for answers years went past like trains in the night lights on, heading somewhere; Back at the station ticket in hand we waited till the memory of our waiting decomposed in a lights out going nowhere … Continue reading

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Everything you always wanted to know about …

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DESTINY POETS… THE SUCCESS CONTINUES…BE PART OF IT…

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Disparate Thoughts on my Birthday

Shall we fail or shall we try to achieve a little before we fail in any case ; If we forget the words to a song won’t it get sung ever again ? Putting our hand up first with the … Continue reading

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Empires Falling

Forever falling falling into the far below , far far below where the embers glow ; Falling from grace grace and favour favour ,renown and that glory they once grasped made their own , adorning it with their songs and … Continue reading

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The Bridge on the River Aire :Castleford 2008

Spine spinal, vertebrae marks to be read lines in a story in tongues we once knew; thread and threads threadbare woven in movement thro’ stilness, alive in the noise of silence, flow flowing ebb ebbing, a corpus of whom, of … Continue reading

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