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A poem for and about an Iraqi friend of mine.

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One for the road – revision

This evening hurts I've grown rusty quick wits groan as curtains hide footlight that makes its way to stage That voice - is it mine? - grumpy, in need of... what.... and the audience standing around stares confused... fake popcorn smiles in hot buttered nervousness Wish they would give me one to ease into fog... Continue Reading →


​Glassa monotonous songa simple tonewind makes empty bottlescome alivemy tongue around youyou sigh musicspeak into my hairI conjure up wild tornadosspeechlessI fall from your  protruded ribsyour sharp ridgeno daisiesor grassan eerie soundblows againstour fragileglass

Black Dog

Black DogAs I proceed to indite in reluctancyA vortex in my mind opens up to meWith my imagination running wildIs it no wonder I feel beguiled     So much in there, oh what to choose     I have my sanity to lose     My feet in mud, my head held low     No thought neatly... Continue Reading →

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