nature

Water Glass Moth

You cling to my finger like a newborn.The same weight that clogged your engines and draggedyou down to drown now …

Rockpools

By the seathe urge to screamdrains awaylike the tidefrom the rockpools. Of courseit will return againbut for now you can …

Cow

Machines liftyour hulking massweightless, O wingless angel slityou giveand give and give. You area huge and creakingoaken tankof red grape …

Horses

The leather brands the hands when you’re pleading with the reins atop a rush of boiling black your years thunder …

Windows/Rain

When I was a nipper I used to love to watch the rain rip across, along the car window as …

Another self-centred poem

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

Heron

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

Robin Redbreast

It may not be fashionable, but it certainly is nice to go to bed at 11pm on a Saturday. The …

Fish & Chips

Rambling mad under the threat of spring rain Dirty old field, ploughed, pulling up last year’s dirty jobs City slush …

Severe Weather Warning

Our burdens crackle off our backs like claps of thunder over wheat silver to the moon, patterns of stem floundering …

Ritual Washing

What started as a western squat strains gently into an eastern squat, the gum soles of your shoes pressing into …

Desert Storm

Trouble followed me effortlessly across the desert three thousand miles, a dirt shag rug lives at my feet, black armies scurry in …

SHOWBOATING

The procession started, they carved downstream all guts, glory and flags. Ribbons sliced the stillness, an inflatable duck smacked about …

Picking up trash

I watched a documentary on my phone about Chernobyl. Wow- I thought to myself- Europe a waste and I wasn’t …