Sunset over Mill Green

  I’m naked in the mirror reflecting on reflection and feeling thankful that I don’t usually have to see myself from this (or any) angle the light is unforgiving but not as much as me the mirror is a canvas and I don’t like what I see I show no restraint: I don’t like me … Continue reading

Matching Set & Other Poems

  Matching Set offering a ring like a pound shop princess talking about how you won’t allow kids when you marry that sexy man over there in the striped shirt because you went to a wedding where some disabled kids played noisily at the back all through the service I look at the man you’re … Continue reading

Underachieving & Other Poems

  Underachieving seeing you achieves nothing you are a fight I cannot win and not my something new but I still want to see you seeing you achieves nothing I am an idea you entertain and a notion unexplored I stop you being bored seeing you achieves nothing you are a shadow of something serious … Continue reading

Favourite & Other Poems

  Favourite I said that you’re my favourite    it sounded a bit lame    like it’s some sort of game

Thursday & Other Poems

  Thursday thursday night    like any other night in winter I’m drinking a solitary drink

Life Is Waiting & Other Poems

  Life is Waiting life is waiting for you and it can’t wait forever

I Was Empty & Other Poems

  I Was Empty I was empty       my stomach burned       and my tongue was sick       of the taste of life

Fingerprints & Other Poems

  Fingerprints there’s a fingerprint in the beer where some bubbles grouped together like carol-singers for the warmth in crisp December weather

Dawn Chorus & Other Poems

  Dawn Chorus And I want to lay naked with you in the early morning sunshine kissing songs across your spine

Sensitive Matter & Other Poems

  Sensitive Matter For some theirs is incredibly big For others exceedingly small. But, guys, with the best will in the world, The size doesn’t matter at all.

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