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

Hermit

What lived here Sometimes I am prone to envy Of those who slip away Give up, lay down and scrabble Because failure cuts deep, And you can sustain an infinite amount Of wounds without dying, Here, a place visited,As much a church to me As any library,But I've survived the worst combinations of love and … Continue reading Hermit

Ask

Please Ask me something About myself Something complex and personal I'm not carrying baggage Past my allowance But sometimes I just want to feel I'm not invisible Disposable A cuddly toy who sits bitter watches Ask me Something Anything