My second book of poems is available at Amazon on Kindle and paperback. Give it a go! Following on from the first book, Further Thoughts is one man’s view of the world around him. It is a candid expression of the trials that come with battling mental health demons, the exhaustion that comes with the … Continue reading Further Thoughts
Back to the crushing black deep, Curtain shadow and starless black Oil well swelled swirling black Frost bitten dead toe black Cruellest of cruel cursing soul black, Crushing bastard black, Rage, Thrashing sea. Pass me the blade I will end this quick, No more sinking from this sinking ship, Leave the noose; pay the hangman's tip, Tie the … Continue reading I Rise (edited version .50)
Grey is where I stay, The middle, The indifferent, The between, Not always pitched jet, or polished black, Nor always milky winter, or wonderland white, Just grey, every day, That’s depression, They say, Always grey. So, like I say, this is where I am, Stood on my selfish sullen spot. Pretending to be happy, … Continue reading Grey
Drive to work, Average car, average speed, Watch fuel, watch speed, Turn on news, Trump tweets, Putin, Brexit, Turn off news, Arrive, same destination, same time, ish, Leave car, start on foot, want to laugh at something funny I heard the other day, can’t would look mental, Smiling now, bite inner mouth to stop, … Continue reading Speed
I am finally getting around to reading this book my brother got me for Christmas last year. I highly recommend it. The poetry and the illustrations throughout are deeply moving.