Tag Archives: Memory

Staring Contest

See the empty pages staring, staring back at you staring as you stare at them: All those pages, empty,void and blank waiting for a stroke of your pen the cut and thrust of some intellect and a little wit; Scratches … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Interlude

There is Bach playing on the radio, and I am sat at the dining table, having finished my lunchtime repast, there is cabarnet shiraz in my glass, and I savour all of these moments now, now passing, now gone, only … Continue reading

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The Stranger’s Absence

I recall him saying, ” of all the possible possibilities isn’t it possible that there being no possibilities is amongst them? “ To which I countered, ” We cling obsessively to those pieces of a jigsaw we’ve somehow come to … Continue reading

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Now

Now is forever, now forever, the long wait of disappointed days appointed to be afar off and away; out of reach of our grasp that flails forlornly in the air striking at shimmering apparitions that were never here never real … Continue reading

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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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A Passage Through Time

Time was forgotten by time itself, even those that remembered and knew of its harsh cadences fell into a silent repose; where no time no longer mattered, for in essence time itself was no more, no morrow, no morning mourning … Continue reading

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In Dreams

I dream of, I have dreamt of Mountains and those who’ve climbed them; I dream of, I have dreamt of Seas and those who’ve sailed them; I dream of, I have dreamt of Clouds and those who’ve flown above them; … Continue reading

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