Monthly Archives: October 2013

We, the ticking timepieces

There is a clock Resting within each and every one of us Night and day Ticking away Some perish on the first quarter hour Others don’t make it past the setting of hands in motion Others survive through winding after … Continue reading

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Tom

I was in love with you when you were only an idea A thought between us In the folds of the sheets A longing realised I was in love with you for ever Even before I jumped fully clothed into … Continue reading

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Irony

The murmering The shuffling Grew in volume And Irony looked down from his bench Gavel hovering Disdain,¬† boredom A hint of disgust etched into his furrows You knew his words before spoken They’d been said a million times Echo after … Continue reading

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A Truth Comes

You said I love you Would that it were true Love is not A death by a thousand tiny cuts To my surface My core It is not a bundle of icy grit lodged just below the heart Threatening to … Continue reading

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Never Said No

I had a pint And then I had two And I showed you a No And another glass And another I stumbled and tripped I slurred and slipped And threw a full square No-stare your way I danced and sweated … Continue reading

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Goodbye

My rocket ship shot higher All the way past the moon It left behind my world below My escape coming soon Goodbye to hatred Apathy and fear Goodbye to the patronizing “Calm down dear” Goodbye to expectation From day one … Continue reading

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Do You Ever?

Do you ever get a knot? In the dead centre of your chest A feeling of a string Pulled from behind A toy And the words will tumble forth; Useless Witless Hideous Wrong Do you ever look in the mirror … Continue reading

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