Not My Time (2)

I love life and live it to the fullest. 10/10/2019 The second time I attempted suicide I was serious about it I have the scar to show it I was in walking distance ton the highway Somewhere near ‘Nambucca Heads’ It clicked that it would be An easy way to end it Just walk inContinue reading “Not My Time (2)”

The Truth My Love

I still think about her often. 6.1.2019 The truth is my love That I would look for you In the eyes of other women – And the truth is We were much too young When our love blossomed and grew Into an everyday miracle Of something truly special And we didn’t know what we hadContinue reading “The Truth My Love”

This Fragile Vessel

Life is shocking in its fragility at some points and incredible resilience at other times. 22/09/2020 Celebrate my patience A fight both new and ancient Transforming a life on the ropes Into a perfect beacon of hope The beasts that lurk in the depths Of the mind don’t bite for I am blessed With aContinue reading “This Fragile Vessel”

Guardian Angel

In jail it was necessary to build a tough exterior to survive 20/09/2020 I am my own Guardian angel Protecting my inner self With the staunch spirit of manhood It could all have proved to be Too much to handle But my courage swung into action Turning fear into love Stress into motivation And vulnerabilityContinue reading “Guardian Angel”

What Nitro Means

Some people talk about “The Crunch” I feel I’ve been there more than most. 26/6/2019 When you’ve done half a brick In the local slammer You might know what nitro means When you’ve injected Meth amphetamine You’re getting closer When you’ve told some of your story At 4am You’re getting warmer When you’ve gone toeContinue reading “What Nitro Means”

Broken Sailors

Beware the sharks of all different kinds. 20/09/2020 We all know What Hemingway knew That the sharks always win That even the most skillful sailor Is still at the mercy of the sea And if it’s not the sharks It’s the kraken from the deep And we fight Oh how we fight To make itContinue reading “Broken Sailors”

The Sweetest Fruit on the Vine

I hope I never lose sight of how special freedom really is. 09/09/2020 Freedom blooms Like the sweetest fruit on the vine As life opens up Like the finest champagne And god knows I’ve earned my taste Of the nectar of everyday paradise Future echoes Resonate sweetly Deeds done today Grow exponential In the qualityContinue reading “The Sweetest Fruit on the Vine”

That Fate May Smile

May we all be blessed with a kinder fate. 06/09/2020 Star crossed lovers Dance to the beat of eternity Original sin, paradise lost And the mystery of death All coalesce Into the beauty and rapture Of fresh seeds sown In the womb of the universe And all yearn For gods love That fate may smileContinue reading “That Fate May Smile”

Set Sail

I no longer feel like a broken sailor 16/2/2019 When I draw And make art with the pen I often draw Anchors and lighthouses Because there’s something About the idea Of being safe at sea Through the worst of storms And being safe from the sharks The white whale and the kraken That appeals toContinue reading “Set Sail”