Saturday, 26 January 2013

flea market



flea market
I scratch myself
behind the ear

previously unpublished



man in a wheelchair
I take my hands
out of my pockets

previously unpublished



we stand on the footbridge
a pair of swans
drifting into the dark

previously unpublished

Friday, 18 January 2013

dreaming


dreaming
behind the gate of your eyes
darkness

previously unpublished



in bed
her body language
now dead

previously unpublished



wheel
the beginning
of the end

previously unpublished

Friday, 11 January 2013

winter morning


winter morning
nothing fills the emptiness
as well as fog

previously unpublished



darkening fields
don’t leave me
crow

previously unpublished



hospital chemist
I am the only one
to buy condoms

previously unpublished

Friday, 4 January 2013

All Souls’ Day


All Souls’ Day
a drop of rain falls
on my head

first published in Frogpond, autumn 2012



once upon a time
I was a wizard reading
to my spellbound son

previously unpublished



almost all
the leaves fallen
he hanged himself

previously unpublished