CIRCUMSTANCE OBSERVES NO PREFERENCE

Inspired by a true, sad story unearthed with only scant timeline facts left in historical record and subsequently the subject of a post by the wonderful photographer and lovely gal, Inese (https://inesemjphotography.com/ ) Her exquisite photo heads this ‘almost poem’. Plainly, I have availed myself of poetic licence in penning this.  CIRCUMSTANCE OBSERVES NO PREFERENCE … More CIRCUMSTANCE OBSERVES NO PREFERENCE

UNDER A SILVERY MOON

More out of sheer boredom than real interest she told him that the boys back at RAF Tempsford had christened him an ‘Old Lag’.  That he was an experienced airman she had little doubt, after all he walked with the requisite bail out limp, sported a handlebar moustache and, by the smell of his breath, … More UNDER A SILVERY MOON

APHRODISIACAL ART FORM

Take-away debatable coffee from a conglomerate thinking idly of a people’s revolution one day soon the contradiction lost on him, the butterfly thinker passes a busking accordionist, wants to be in Paris notes streetwise pigeons seem to have lost the art of flying meandering this way and that in a ‘no daffodil’s yet’ spring would … More APHRODISIACAL ART FORM

EMPTIER THAN BEFORE

Delighted slaughterers gifted nurtured knaves absurd devotional mimics the black, black void your cage now you are emptier than before your whys’ and wherefores’ inexpiable Aujourd’hui la ville de l’amour pleure Demain est un autre jour La liberté est morte Vive la liberté

THE CUBAN’S MUSE

In an opium den in Kentish Town she was serving previously boiled River Wandle water ‘fresh’ from the jug into almost clean ceramic beakers. Such was the fervour she was all but in her birthday suit. Most punters paid her little heed though, lost as they were in both the purple haze and their private … More THE CUBAN’S MUSE