in autumn’s overture a freak breeze a crossdraft, close to the ground slides the solitary oak leaf, brown and curled, along the dampish grey sidewalk and I, stewing in sophomore … Continue Reading A capricious eviction
In my morning tent the flaps still zippered I wake in the chill sitting up, I draw my cocoon around me and I see my fabric floor is splayed with … Continue Reading radiant
i have seen it in the dead eyes of the doped singer goaded onto the stage to do on cue what once was natural. the circle of viciousness. unwillingness,prodded. needs … Continue Reading Darkened eyes, little lies.
“The Whistler” Some say of the singer He can really carry a tune But the whistler, he is carried by the tunes. On them, he depends. Akin to birdsong, he … Continue Reading The whistler
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? It still amazes me that the sheer horror of Jesus and the resurrection is seemingly overlooked. Yes, it is celebrated, but the absolute blood…
look at him stare all you like but don’t touch the glass watch how he attaches that hose to his face then takes it off, cursing because he forgot to … Continue Reading The watcher
You and I are in the car. Oh you precious, you. I’m driving. We are on a mountain road. (Why are we on a mountain road?) We’re excited, the kind … Continue Reading The Apex theatre
They call us white men. But, at times, I am pink, red, beige, yellow and, lately, a kind of bluish purple in a certain light at a certain time of … Continue Reading True colours
I had an old cellphone that still worked, so I decided to put it on FB as a giveaway. Within about half an hour, I had several responses saying they … Continue Reading Can’t give it away
Og was busying himself spooning raw fish guts into his mouth when he heard a strange and alien sound. Not being very bright or very curious, it gave him pause … Continue Reading Og, Agh, and Org
Here he comes, walking with that peg-legged gait knobby knees bending the wrong way no cane for him, though not for this old campaigner chin juts out hawk nose eyes … Continue Reading You, Sir.
Wifey will not like this one, but…I don’t show her my blog anyway. We’ve lived in our current house for almost ten years. When we moved in, we brought quite … Continue Reading Fell through the cracks
I accidentally smiled today it couldn’t have been clearer I caught myself when passing by the lavatory mirror ‘Twas you I hadn’t seen for months your funny face appearing I … Continue Reading Silly one
Men…. I think most of us have cut ourselves shaving at one time or another. Today was a new milestone for me. I have this habit of putting my tongue … Continue Reading clumsy is as clumsy does