Appointments To Weep(Men)

Our appointmentsMade in transitionFrom one place toAnotherSit with the fearShe’s losing interestAnd your novelty is somehowWearyingIt passesAnother arrivesGuilt and the soft prayersTo find the balance between cosmic justice and acknowledgementIf you could apologiseYou wouldYou didBut people seldom hearWhen they’re settingYour life ablaze,It passesAnother butLess as time goes onYou wish you couldUncoil before herAs you alwaysContinue reading “Appointments To Weep(Men)”

Caretaker

An amusement park Yet It’s always closed For renovation To him Who else has had the pleasure Of experiencing every single Diversion here? Lips frosted with pink sugar Taste but here, how he sweeps the floor, Tighten the bolts on the tracks, Pour soothing sawdust on sour puddles, And yes there is depth of valueContinue reading “Caretaker”

Kisses As prayers

Damp from the rain outside And dirt under my nails Hands shaking with fatigue And there you are Bare to me Excuse the rough way I look at you I’m elegant hunger Except sometimes the sight of you Overpowers me Take you and pin down This writhing hunger within Because I’m supposed to be aContinue reading “Kisses As prayers”

Hidden Victories

Those pockets of silence, Travel between them A pilgrim seeking holy places, Hands capable of violence Yet at rest against themselves When not at play on the territory of you, But you sleep, I grind, No one knows what it takes to be this, How each day, Is a battle with toothsome Loathsome devils, SomeContinue reading “Hidden Victories”

Open Letters To Old Friends

Scrape away the how are yous I miss you Because there are a million shitty takes And awesome things Which I still want to turn around and share with you, And sometimes taunting that hunger Sours the blood Without being destroyed by it Because I don’t want to embarrass you, With my boyish earnestness, OrContinue reading “Open Letters To Old Friends”

Small cup of quiet

Somewhere a bird sings And I’ve found a small cup of quiet Going to drink it Slow wake up call to my soul Pages written and now it’s not Affectation knowing it will walk a Path into the world Lover asleep Walk the dog Things to do Used to resent it But I’m working onContinue reading “Small cup of quiet”

God shaped holes

Was it removed like an inflamed Appendix? Do you finger the scar and realise you’ve been misled Into the slate desert where the candles Never stay alight And you’ve tried to jam in different Things Sex, drugs, art, politics, But in the end You look at those who kept theirs Or had one transplanted fromContinue reading “God shaped holes”

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 TheContinue reading “Lights In The Sky”