UPSIDE DOWN

Underneath the Bridge of Heartache the saintly take their shelterIn the dark tunnel of delusions white-face clowns aim to provokeThere’s a Best Ragweed Hotel made up of just cardboardWhere a ‘mutton dressed as lamb’ Madam comforts the broke On the merry-go-round favoured by ‘bruise easily’ loversThe pipe organ plays cacophonous rhapsodiesSteam powered wooden ponies all … More UPSIDE DOWN

NEWS OF BREXIT ISSUES REACHES THE FOREIGN OFFICE IN LONDON

“I say Carruthers, I’ve heard tell Jacob is racist. What pray do you make of that my friend?” “Who the bleddy hell is Jay Cobb when he’s at home?” “I think you got the wrong end of the stick old chum, it’s Jacob Rees-Mogg who’s racist.” “Good Lord, so Rees-Mogg is aka Ray Cyst. Doesn’t … More NEWS OF BREXIT ISSUES REACHES THE FOREIGN OFFICE IN LONDON

FLAWLESS BENEVOLENCE

the incidental ill will of clouded reasoning a most difficult thing to wholly make out forgiving explicit scorn writing off grave words yet tenderness demands a flawless benevolence   how so such an event? rosy revenge? for what? perhaps the sweetness? perhaps the glory quest? the prize of grand slam? extra points to be scored … More FLAWLESS BENEVOLENCE

KNITTING CLOUDS IN A HEAVENLY PLACE

  Renata preferred apricots, blintzes, caviar, a little vodka at times, over ailing nightmares she hated avid weevil’s in porridge, harvest after harvest that bore so little food preferred the Fabergé romance of ‘St Petersburg’ over ho hum ‘Petrograd’  a knight in shining armour kiss above being wrestled to a Bolshevik’s floor Julian calendar’s October … More KNITTING CLOUDS IN A HEAVENLY PLACE

SUNSHINE SUPERMAN

Once, so very long ago, or perhaps it was just yesterday, twixt my times with one immaculate cleavage blessed angel and her inevitable lookalike, I had a part time lover of words. Sadly, I cannot remember her name from Adam.  All I can remember are two things she told me as we lay between satin … More SUNSHINE SUPERMAN