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”

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)”

Old Friends

Hope springs eternal. 25/01/2021 Red wine Backyard tattoos Prison tattoos Prison stories Stories of hope and prosperity And always Too many cigarettes Not enough whisky Not enough women And a crushing addiction To solitude and writing Every day I can’t wait To pass the time in my room alone Just like the song My mateContinue reading “Old Friends”

Breathe Deep, Seek Peace

Learning and fresh knowledge are essential. 18/01/2021 The tree of wisdom beckons To all who would heed its call The ancient power of nature Breathing life into Our weary souls Let this fresh knowledge These new synapses firing Be a rapturous discovery Of the healing power Contained within The oceans, rivers and forests As theContinue reading “Breathe Deep, Seek Peace”

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”