LENGTHS

  Spring has left us shy. We flirt like sheep- cute but clumsy, forgetting what it was like to fold a summer into forever. Words come but feel cumbersome- you can only swallow so much of those ocean eyes before drowning. Sheep don’t swim and wool doesn’t do well in so much hot water. Be […]

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TO EACH HIS TIME TO SHINE

  Silent under summer sun I slip back to where the shadows snatched older days, Boho days in soho and then that shift further south; so south of centre, I slip back and see you in the spotlight that surrounded you and see myself; sidelined into abstractions and decorating diversions; building barricades while you shone […]

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BITTER BRIDGES

  Clouds cross the skies and trains cross countries while we cross each other only at jagged junctions and obstinate intersections, cluttered with catastrophes or below bitter bridges that bridge no boundaries, basked only in blackness always shadow, never light, always almost, never right here, right now, right moment, while clouds still cross skies and […]

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IN THE WAKE OF DAY

  I see you sometimes  in motions and moments,  on lips being kissed and hands being held,  in that taxi while thinking of another, in those arms while I searched for slumber,  I see you sometimes  in paintings of people, in colours of contentment  on canvas, connected,  I see you on the streets that I […]

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UNDER, ONWARDS & OVER

Washed over in whiskey and rum and falling, on a street, by a bridge in the lamplight as the river rushed under us onwards and out of sight, falling into each other in foreign lands into foreign hands sliding along foreign bodies, lean and slender, twists and thrusts of bodies curious to what they’d not […]

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