Pinch and a punch and white rabbits to you on this, the first day of November. I'm stoked to share my poem 'Chemistry' with you which has was chosen for Cordite Poetry Review's 'Toil' issue. It's the second poem of mine that Cordite have ever so kindly published and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as … Continue reading Poem in Cordite Poetry Review
Not seeing you, then colliding with you on that step had my heart banging like the hammers of hell. My eyes sought out the ground with a heart I put to bed so many years ago; silently waiting for the one who might never come. The ravages of being human spike and stiffen as autumn steals … Continue reading dedication #1
It is as though I have two heartbeats. This is how you make me feel. You give me fucking tachycardia, and then in a breath, my heart softens. I want you to lay with me; I want you to read to me. I want to read to you. Soak up Johnny Cash’s entire catalogue with … Continue reading lust: a follow up meditation
To the two women I had to listen to at a café today: I don’t want to know about your birthing plan or how the gas helped, even though you didn’t think it would. I don’t want to know about how you pissed and shat yourself and what effect having your baby had on your … Continue reading Mayday
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Welcome to February - the month of love [insert pretty love heart here]. What's not to love about love? My favourite dirty old man, Bukowski wrote grandly about love - 'Love is all right for those who can handle the psychic overload. It's like trying to carry a full garbage can on your back over … Continue reading the month of love, lust and craziness