Super Sad Silverback Seeks Love

He was built like a silverback gorilla Knuckles all scuffed from the floor He could bench press a family hatch back A big one With doors more than four But the weight that had settled inside him Was the one that he just couldn’t shift So he’d chow down on anti-depressants Talk the ears of […]

Mr Shredder

Mr Shredder frightens me Kidding on he’s not hungry I bring him scraps Of scribbled notes Slideshows, spreadsheets, expired quotes He mashes, slices, dices, swallows He wants our blood Today tomorrow That’s his great quest To tempt us in I’ll not bite you Scratch my chin Do not listen! Guard your brainwaves No fingers leads […]

The life and death of a coffee bean

Afternoon clocks tick-tock-ticking I ache for my fix of caffeine I feed in my precious gold offerings To the mystical coffee machine I stare at its awesome magnificence As it churns as it whirls as it steams My minds wanders From budgie cage confines To ponder just what it all means I think of the […]

A Thousand Stars

Let’s start at one That one’s for you A shining sun To all who knew Then there’s me Five sixty seven Fading flickers On the edge of heaven Families form into groups Gazers note them down in books Not realising Each numbered page Define a soul A unique face We have one thousand Not one […]

In the fading light of the blue bell knoll

In the fading light Of the blue bell knoll Shadows sway Whispered winds Blew your love my way Then stole it away Silver trees wait silent Canopies across the years The space between days Here and gone Shadows conceal A ravenous chasm Coveting Close beating hearts To surrender to the pit Another day perhaps Not […]

The Day the devil brought me Fingers

By the time I could save up enough money to buy a record (yes, vinyl) my older and wiser friends had split into two distinct camps of musical taste. There were those who prefered what at the time was called “Heavy Metal” and those who didn’t. Being young and impressionable I was initially exposed to […]