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Breaking Point

I had a break with life one day,
Or over many years-
But in a moment hit the brake
With whiplash to the fears.

You might call it an accident… 77 more words


Ghosts Of The Kilburn High Road

The ferns turn to gold and it feels warm for the time of year as we climb to the first view point at Creag Meagaidh. Pearl growls at the man already there and I call her back to put her on the lead. 250 more words

Spatial awareness

“In London, that great sea, whose ebb and flow
At once is deaf and loud, and on the shore
Vomits its wrecks, and still howls on for more. 195 more words

Writing Challenges

Out of the blue

so you’ve made the noble echelons of poet
those shotgun lyrics went from fast to loose
free wheelin’ at the Welsh bard’s born again début… 211 more words

Writing Challenges

It Ain't Me

“It ain’t me you’re lookin’ for,”*
No matter what you say.
You’re lookin’ for an actor’s part
I’m not equipped to play.

“It ain’t me you’re lookin’ for” 58 more words


Junk Mail

I got mail today
and it was junk.

One from an insurance agency
that has no idea what it would be like
to “insure” me anything! 130 more words


Fragment of faith

Sin is so passé
a speck in the eye
irrigated by self interest
we should blame ourselves
wriggling off the hook
with priestly panaceas
burdensome are mea culpas… 35 more words

Writing Challenges