Category Archives: Poetry

Them Little Brown Bottles

The Voice will try to warn us by running rings around our heads, speak in lowly chorus. But then, my friends, we’ll just pretend that ghosts of what we did and said might not come back to haunt us. Advertisements

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Regenerate

Laugh. And keep laughing as                   you’re walking through                          the                     … Continue reading

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Paper Strings

Breathe in. Escape for a while.Take a drink to slow down:Fall back to earth.Sanity, preserved in paper. Hold the glory days,every emotion capturedin the pencil scratchesof autumn leaves,crisp beneath our feet,a heart-stopping symphonyin the November fog. Breathe again.And the moment … Continue reading

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The Incubation Period

  I’m the reason your children die young. I’m the reason your elders suffer. I’m the reason you’re in a wheelchair. I’m the reason your family starve. I’m the reason you’ll always be wrong. I’m the reason you’ll be a … Continue reading

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Thoughts Upon Why My Throat is Dry

In winter snow, my mind is a desert, A burnt illusion in the bitter cold; My heart becomes less alike the blizzards Than to the sands with their visions of gold; Whilst England falls in the hands of the haze, … Continue reading

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The Underwater Romantics

“Daily I muse on her; I muse and fret” I read these lines carved upon the ocean, The water’s fancies verse of what may yet Become of the object of my passion; Were I a religious man, I would pray, … Continue reading

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By All Aqqounts

We interrupt your programming To bring you news from Atlantis: “Everywhere is fucking sinking Around men who say they want this. There’s been no vote, No people’s poll, There’ll be no hope To save these souls. They blame their anguish … Continue reading

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