You Can’t Do Voodoo

October 15, 2021By adminPoetry No Comments

My friend told me That he does voodoo I howled at that Sorry to laugh I said Yes, ok there may be some spooky action Possibly People can experience telepathy Most likely And we’re more perceptive than we know We are You said that But this is a waste Of energy. I get it though. … Read More

At the Skating Rink

October 15, 2021By adminPoetry No Comments

I remember you At the skating rink You would have been about fourteen I was nine or ten All my friends were older than me It was Thursday nights They used to play whatever the chart dance music was at the time One of those things that tries to be cool for young teens School … Read More

April 2020

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The trees don’t know any different and the animals are all coming into town Lions and tigers and bears – oh my! Or goats and deer at least, and not here – the LS4 postcode probably doesn’t hold much appeal to escaped farm animals and wild game Let’s be realistic This isn’t a film It … Read More

While We Sleep

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I can’t quite think why we try We’re born, we shirk the truth, then die And everyone believes the lie And likes to call it getting by We dwell on words that hurt sometimes I don’t think reason fits my rhymes I don’t excuse myself these crimes We all have these thoughts sometimes Empty words … Read More

Time and Tide

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The thin transparencies of yesterday are lost in time’s relentless sea, superimposed on the images we believe we see We walk the abstract path of time We are thrown on a one way road We stare through bricked up windows Add rubble to the load Time is certain and definite Time does not exist Time … Read More

Then and Never

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We’d all laugh and drink and fight Fourteen, fifteen, out all night In the streets and on the park All the voices after dark That’s how it would always be Till forever you and me Now it’s all just way back when Was it so much better then Just like you say Back in the … Read More

Something is Missing

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Your eyes are full of it You were sixteen Their shapes cast shadows on the stairs Your eyes are full of it Under the influence Under the stars Under the stairs Under a dark cloud Your eyes are full of it Eighteen Another fucking party, kid Every fucking day We drank all the beer And … Read More

Shadows in the Doorways

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At seventeen you think That things will all work out Clear nights and alcohol There’s no-one else about And all along I knew It wouldn’t be okay Making conversation With nothing left to say I’m free to run away And make a brand new start Maybe I’ll save my feelings But I’m breaking someone’s heart … Read More

Seer’s Walk

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Already drunk at half past eight You told me to sit and wait At seventeen I’d seen it all I laughed back when you said you’d call The messages that no-one sends All my friends and these dead ends I’ve seen the truth in just desserts Negotiating my reserves And all the cons I sought … Read More