Monthly Archives: April 2013

Paying Bills and Making Chocolate Jesus /// (an experiment in “stuff you wouldn’t find in poetry”)

[Read the title; yes, there’s a lot of unnecessary, syllable-filling bad language in this one. Sorry. Enjoy!] Paying bills is a fucking headache,Like burning your breakfast sausages,Or mowing your fucking lawn badly,Or fucking shit broadband connections,Or fucking bad use of … Continue reading

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Cruelty and Honesty, Part 3 of 3

If what I’m saying sounds like it’s over the top,That’s probably because it is,But there’s a difference betweenCruelty and honesty,It’s like life and lies,And it’s knowing the difference betweenCruelty and honesty,Knowing the difference between the two,That’s the difference between me … Continue reading

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Hard Candy, So Sweet

We run our fingernails overShards of glass in concreteAs we sit in our misery. From time to time though,The misery sits on us,The walls of nails andBroken glass fall,Pushing us down into the same groundWe recover on. The misery is … Continue reading

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Cruelty and Honesty, Part 2 of 3

Now, I’m starting to think you must be deadThat’s the onlyExplanationI can think of. But I see your nameFrom time to time,Right before itPunches me in the throat. Sometimes, I hear it too,But that’s probably becauseI’ve said it. But seeing … Continue reading

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Cruelty and Honesty, Part 1 of 3

On the day I met you, I smiled,And when you smiled back,My feet flew a few inches above the groundOn the walk home. Now I ain’t tall,But I sure as shit felt taller that day,And for the brief few secondsWe … Continue reading

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The Free-Writer

If we kiss the ground as we fall from grace, The dirt on our faces will be a badge of love. If the bridge we build with burning wood Should hold out, we’d be swallowed by the Ground it stands … Continue reading

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“This may not be the most advisable thing I’ve ever done”

And no, it’s certainly not the most intelligent either, but, five years on from the outset, I feel I’m due a bit of a win. Yes, it’s rather ‘passive aggressive’, but I don’t feel it would be worth wasting my … Continue reading

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