It All Comes Out In The End You can bury it undergroundsink it underwatersend it out to space But When it sproutsor floats to the surfaceor comes down to earth It’s as plain as the nose on your face. You can burn it,set it on fire.Have it eaten by the sows,have it gone away forever. […]
The dog is Vic& Tim is the twitcheering the flying archers onas they aim upon the poor dog (like a King Kong). So, how did Vic get thereOn top of Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square?Well, since a pup, on the uptake he’d always been very quickThe World’s First Climbing Dog was our Vic! So, that […]
Treading the tight-rope with gusty guileAs far away as a horizontal milekeep everything balanced until it teeterslike snapping a ruler at 32 centimetres.
He cut himself off.Didn’t answer the phone.When the doorbell wentHe wasn’t at home. He simply switched offSat Anon.In a dark depressionKinda turning him on. A man going downFor a very long time.Not behind barsBut a put-on smile. No-one else knewOf his inner other.A bust of himself.His own Big Brother.
She felt down and out of it.Looking out from her look-out post.Everybody, everywhere:Some far-off fifteenth-century ghost. Guests would swear her eyes had moved.Her portrait face, hung on the wall.Behind the canvas, keeping stillOut of sight, she’d eavesdrop all. She wasn’t happy and she knew it.Happiness she’d never known.Not a soul had ever come closeAnd closeness, […]
The streets are empty when a blink ago were full.The buses running with no passengers are just the ticket for wasting fuel.The beggars have nobody to beg toor have a two-metre vaudevillian wooden arm out if they do. The local drunk shouts out to walled-in deaf earsYou’ll die of the virus! I’ll die of alcoholism! […]
The mods‘n’rockersgo hell for leather versus parka.A rough‘n’tumble bank holiday beachand the motorcycle rumble lambretta screech. You can’t cope keep controlwhen the tears rattle reel‘n’roll.Your moods at one another’s throats, black‘n’blue,bring a lump to yours too. And the mods‘n’rockers really kick inwhen your head starts to bounce bump‘n’spin.While Elvis the Pelvis sticks in the boot […]
Raindrop bodies cloud-gather ready to teem downfor a downpour on the battleground.The forces of good and evil and in-betweenare rolling up with mangled up metal ribcage spines.Black crow words uneasily perch on carbon paper cable lines.
Had worn her heart on a sleeve.Hid it when she’d had to grieve.She’d cried for much less sincefor every unworthy prince. A moat of tears had flooded her moat.Her drawbridge had buckled under the letters she wrote.One winter morn, the snow had settled, and laywhere she would a following summer’s day. America loomed large, as […]