Why I Love Books

Reading is a gift to convicts. 23/01/2021 Reading got me through jail I read everything Moby Dick and Mark Twain War and Peace and Hemingway Irvine Welsh and Tim Winton Were the pick of the bunch The thing about reading is It’s the same no matter where you are So it’s a blessed escape ForContinue reading “Why I Love Books”

Lost At Sea

Some never make it back to dry land. 10/01/2021 Every step Takes us further from home And try as we might To swim against the tide We inevitably find ourselves Lost at sea Fighting to steer clear Of the relentless sharks Pray they don’t smell blood And that rescue comes God knows it happens RarelyContinue reading “Lost At Sea”

Merry Christmas

Fresh knowledge is a highly desirable commodity. 25/12/2020 Make love and war Fight fire with water And never ever forget The way things could have been Forget the regrets as we progress now Forget the blood spilled And time stolen Because things could always be worse Each new chapter Better than the last Work hard,Continue reading “Merry Christmas”

Status Anxiety

I know that these feelings will pass. 12/12/2020 Falling fast and falling free Too much reality is a terrible thing They say run your own race But it’s hard not to compare Yourself to all the winners That never faltered on the golden path And no woman will ever compare To the brightest star inContinue reading “Status Anxiety”

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”