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”

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”

Seeds of Hope

Sharing life skills and knowledge that helps improve our existence is a beautiful thing. 23/9/2020 I like to plant Seeds of hope In the minds of my peers So that when the times get tough They have something to look at With their minds eye That is positive and sustaining It’s my goal That theseContinue reading “Seeds of Hope”

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”