On not getting the job

Beyond disappointment; I saw real fear in the tears of flashes of future cold as hands on bed-warm thighs; of …

Control

I like to imagine it as an idea rumbled in, wrapped around the rungs of a thundering chariot’s wheel, smuggled …

Charlie and the universe

And of course poor old Charlie full moon-eyed and ten thousand years sad always spalooging around crying out into just …

Another self-centred poem

I tried being a deadbeat alcoholic junkie, the nights got longer and the world darker and much smaller. After I …

Hello

The people walking in the street I cannot meet their eye The dog that trots beside their feet I smile …

Heron

I didn’t realise how much I needed the rain until it came, and kept coming heavy and hard, reassuring as …

Breezeblocks

Last listened in back lanes, dust billowing in headlights, vest red goon splatter kidneys aching, piss sharp needles automatic gears …