A relatively young man

The defence counsel said after reading his antecedents (16 convictions from 25 charges) “The Defendant is 27, still a relatively …

Life

I don’t care about the news; shootings pile up like two, three, four nights’ worth of crack rock hard rice …

Leo’s last day

-We do the shit, waiting for the sun, bam, easy life – Leo sits on two water kegs – Fuckin’ …

Railway sketch

Railway station in a country town, flagstones wide, dark and wet with rain. Cast iron bolts suffocated by thick beige …

Bar sketch

two fellas, one shorter, looks worriedly over shoulder, kept dry under union jack umbrella held by taller mate. Step tip …

Bag for life

My cashier was a tall woman of around 27, the tips of her hair were brittle as ice chips and …

We Are The Boys

We are the boys born in the bellies of hydrogen bombs swigging weekend beers and not worrying about the world, …

When you’re not here

I listen to the senselessness of never-ending traffic, to the way the fridge murmurs its thanks between burps as it …

Sent my love downstairs

On my back Studying the ceiling cracks In a student’s house. Sent my love downstairs To fetch roasting carrots Spitting …

#1

My ears are cupped in headphones, hood up, the radio’s drowned in the river of mid-morning cabs, buses, and rain. …

Spring poem

I’m outside, on the corner slate flower bed purple as burst plum, conjures mother, leant, exhausted on the speckled countertop, jousting …

Is that my sister?

  Got a couple of half written poems I’ll upload at some stage too.  Hope you’re all well.