THIS HISSING IN THE SUMMER

  Summer as the city slips into slumber, after last night’s thunder, as skin slides from winter’s shawls and shackles and pitches itself proudly in parks where not even dogs bark, where shadows have sunk into sweaty soil as feverish fingers smooth skin with soothing oil. Summer in the city and temperatures are oozing over […]

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CATS AND DRAGONS AND BROLLIES

  And so lives sound, a chorus of sound, a glorious cacophony, a clatter, a sound of ladies looking, laughing, touting, shouting a shuffle of feet, tiny feet, tiny ladies, on a tiny street, on the ladies street with brollies, bright brollies, tartan brollies, cheap brollies, silly brollies, bending brollies, brollies broken by the sound […]

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CRABBY

  4am and Sleep is stolen By the screeches Of the brown booted Bleached haired brigade Hovering and whoring Around the belches Of beer-can-boys Who’ll take them And fill them With the full force Of all the nothingness Their noise once covered While I plead and pray For the sweet return Of soulful sleep To […]

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Nothing of Noise

I awoke last night- Still drowsy from dreaming- To be enveloped instantly By a surreal silence As the darkness Carried the weight of your absence To the depths Of its sulking shadows. I sat there, Alone and shaking- Upright in the bed- Blanketed In an all too restrictive covering Of icy cold, concrete-like blackness- Unable […]

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