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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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Coffee Table

Giant, glossy, glamorous coffee table magazines, with those portraiture pictures that capture those ” just so ” glances, contemplative meditative, with that pristine air of purposeful confidence, of a knowing what lies ahead; and the apparel just so, the complexion … Continue reading

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A Pile of Words x2

Of Words A Pile   They say poetry some, is of  pile words a just, rhymed not or whether, general which of in, jot don’t a give they, are are they what words but, shudder ears and reluctant though, they … Continue reading

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Manuscript Found in an Antique Dresser

Words etched in time, fade even as I gaze at them, wondering who wrote them? when were they written? who were they written for? and that final question that even History cannot answer; were the words ever read by anyone … Continue reading

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Lakota

  The bitter dusts of war the bitter dusts of famine, pierce men’s skins swirling in their hearts with a coyote chorus of forgotten words, forgotten peace; The Winds of corpses and the Winds of souls, howl with their forgotten … Continue reading

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I, Camera

There is in the photograph you’re holding someone taking a snapshot of someone else posing for someone else’s camera – who’s being photographed by somebody taking a picture to post online, and in turn is getting snapped by others taking … 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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A Brief History of Britain

Faded, forlorn the banners of our memories once held high now cast aside, cast down, trodden into the dust by legions of those who came after in ignorance; Even the ghosts have departed this empty husk of a once was … Continue reading

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Bruges Ennui

Lost in the grey of an evening in Bruges; On streets I no longer recognise searching for those bars whose names I no longer remember, where I was enveloped in a pervasive aroma of wheat beer that hovered aloft like … Continue reading

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