The Beast!

Excuse me I have to feed the beast.  13/02/2021  The beasts voice resonates  Through this underground chamber  Asking to feed   On the blood that is  My pain  My soul  Consuming all that is good  And real and pure  In the service of   A lust for power  That protects and endangers  In equal measure  The beast doesContinue reading “The Beast!”

The Way the Wind Blows

The one thing missing is something that can’t be forced. 12/02/2021 Now that I know The way the wind blows I can forgive myself Put shame on the shelf Move forward with pride Healed on the inside Because I find That a troubled mind Is in no way rare And that love can repair AlmostContinue reading “The Way the Wind Blows”

Amplify

Amplify the good parts of life and mute the bad. 10/02/2021 Sometimes music amplifies Adrenalin So when I work out I listen to thrash Sometimes red wine enhances Creativity So when I write poetry I drink cab sav Sometimes banter makes work Bearable So when I work I chase conversation Sometimes Creedence Clearwater Revival HelpsContinue reading “Amplify”

The Battle Fought The War Won

I write a lot about gratitude. 10/02/2021 Carefree despite the baggage That haunts my steps Sooner or later I have to tell them all Where I’ve been and what I’ve done See them accept or see them run My cross to bare And I’m strangely at ease with it all The pain I’ve endured inContinue reading “The Battle Fought The War Won”

One Happy One Sad (2)

In truth I haven’t been at my best This last decade Every mistake is now My own infinite failure From the office job To the night shift To the warehouse To the prison And beyond All the while searching For the clarity and confidence I was blessed with As a youth And those that knowContinue reading “One Happy One Sad (2)”

One Happy One Sad (1)

With the right attitude everything seems golden. 04/02/2021 An honest days hard work Back home To a place of my own Pizza with parents And a bottle of red So things could scarcely Be much better A new record on the player Fresh kicks, good jeans and new shirt Everything in its place Study startsContinue reading “One Happy One Sad (1)”