Monthly Archives: June 2013

Salted Diamonds

I’d follow my dreams if my car was faster,And if I could master the clutchAnd my windscreen wasn’t plasteredWith fly shit and dust,I’d drift and drive ‘til the tank ran dry. The million-mile-an-hour fieldsHold the key to never movingWithout stopping,To … Continue reading

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Pins

Pins and pencils,Names and needles in our pockets;A nursery gracedWith English war paint. The hate crime that saves the world,Dust dancingIn the sway of the lamplight. Frayed rope from theChandelierTo the cherry-red sky. Not for me.

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A Message For My Fourteen-Year-Old Self

“Never forget where you came from” You’ll tell that to a lot of peopleOver the next few years.A few of them might listen,But you’ll forget to tell yourself.Let me explain. You’re fourteen.You’re alright,But let me tell you,It’s going to get … Continue reading

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Warehouses and Cut-off Jeans

She lay there in her daddy’s cut-off jeans,Skin creeping across the sheets.Not one hair of hell could hold her,Not her, the black sheep of the pin-up girls. The pictures grip her scent,Every inch of her worth dying forTo know that … Continue reading

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