Lights In The Sky

Before they launch, We would Find one another In the dark Suspended in amber Amidst a throng of witnesses As they whispered Hopes Fears There are lights in the sky But in the end If it were too dark to read I would just want to look At you For the First Last Time The … Continue reading Lights In The Sky

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Hideous Talks

They happen, Tentative in so much as they're heralded By pockets of cautious silence Not the same as confessions to lovers, More a sense of testing the brotherhood You've grown to appreciate There are things us men, Won't tell you, No matter how often you ask, Because you cannot know Nor take the Burden from … Continue reading Hideous Talks

Hideous Talks

They happen, Tentative in so much as they're heralded By pockets of cautious silence Not the same as confessions to lovers, More a sense of testing the brotherhood You've grown to appreciate There are things us men, Won't tell you, No matter how often you ask, Because you cannot know Nor take the Burden from … Continue reading Hideous Talks

Autumnal colours

The chill bites Bristling with fur Grit in my eyes Sometimes the damp shine Of tears Ghosts of old wounds Healed and acute This is the path The mourning sun Kisses me and the wind whispers Through woods where monsters walk And I, in my time, have been one, Faithless and fated, The dog draws … Continue reading Autumnal colours

Autumnal colours

The chill bites Bristling with fur Grit in my eyes Sometimes the damp shine Of tears Ghosts of old wounds Healed and acute This is the path The mourning sun Kisses me and the wind whispers Through woods where monsters walk And I, in my time, have been one, Faithless and fated, The dog draws … Continue reading Autumnal colours

Portnoys Complaint by Phillip Roth

This is a book which is cheerfully unrepentant and scatological. There are many descriptions of laxatives and furtive yet pathological masturbation sessions but underneath is a humane, generous story.It's funny, glib, capturing adolescent male anxiety with an uncomfortable accuracy which made me recall my own teenage years. This was Roths first book and it revels … Continue reading Portnoys Complaint by Phillip Roth