Perfection

I endlessly wonder if everything happens for a reason. 3/12/2020 Highs and lows Still no one knows Just when it happens That it’s your time to go And me I’m nothing If not a survivor So I live without fear Live like there’s no tomorrow And learn like I’ll live forever I always find TheContinue reading “Perfection”

9 To 5

Every victory is its own infinite glory. 20/11/2020 Sanguine and satisfied Cos I’m holding down the 9 to 5 Pay cheques and prospects References and resumes Work smarter not harder And keep the boss sweet as I find my feet The dizzying heights Of the endless mundane Getting by and keeping sane As I forgeContinue reading “9 To 5”

Celebrity

Nothing much gets to me. 26/11/2020 Nobody knows my troubles but god Well that’s not true My city knows my soul And I hear them whisper “That’s Christo” A small town celebrity And nothing I haven’t done A punk rock musician They said in the news But I’m so much more The warrior poet Lover,Continue reading “Celebrity”

Forever Golden, Golden Forever

The golden path is no longer paradise lost. October 2020 Hold on to what’s golden 7 months no breaches A job and a place of my own That’s how gravy’s made New friends, new connections Precious Banter Sacred good cheer And all that hard work is rewarded So move forward Let the soul sing AndContinue reading “Forever Golden, Golden Forever”

Heroes 2 – Fat Mike

Long live Mike Burkett. 3/11/09 When I was a teenager My hero was Fat Mike The singer of NOFX I had all their CD’s Even the old stuff And I still know all the words To their 18 minute song ‘The Decline’ As Mitch Clem pointed out Their only album that doesn’t have At leastContinue reading “Heroes 2 – Fat Mike”

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)”

Beautiful Thing

Wish me luck I must be doing something right As the quality of life improves The quality of my art declines Because it’s true what they say That art is pain That we bleed onto the page With our troubled souls and troubled ways – So that when the pain dries up A truly beautifulContinue reading “Beautiful Thing”

Modern Life Is War

I’m ready for anything. 27/09/2020 Superb the glory Of a milestone reached And a flawless victory Over the devil of life 6 months no issues And a life well lived In the eye of the storm So that all the chaos Never bites – If modern life is war Consider me a soldier Ready toContinue reading “Modern Life Is War”

1000 Lanterns

Somewhere, somehow there a people living blessedly beautiful lives. 24/9/2020 Every day on planet earth There is more beauty Than one could hope to see In a thousand lifetimes – Every day on planet earth Someone falls in love in Paris A thousand heroes suffer in silence To give their kids the best possible startContinue reading “1000 Lanterns”