Mirror. Lipstick. Smile. Another toilet/interview. The same harsh lighting. The smell of stale perfume. Your reflection asks: Is this the one? The job for you? The first time is memorable (you wear boots in cobalt blue) and gush and fawn too much to bear – they say you’ll hear back ‘soon.’ Mirror. Lipstick. Smile. … Continue reading Toilet/Interview
There are moments when tension turns to air, Moments where you expand and exhale, Moments of peace you quietly share And then there is living with endless email.
They held me fast and tied me down, An eagle ate my liver; The sea rushed in – I did not drown, Bound to this rocky pillar. They punished me for gifting fire, The Gods punished a Titan; Did I know then fire would inspire, That fire could enlighten? From gifted fire … Continue reading Fire
Were I young (and not so old), I'd have kids now, not later. I am young (and please don't scold), I plan to terminate her.
I left my heart in Bristol a long, long time ago, I left it down the Harbourside where boats and people flow. Someone said they saw it drinking wine Under the Stars, It looked quite merry sitting there as pigeons pecked a Mars. It said, your life from now on in must manage … Continue reading To Bristol
Autumn comes with mists and showers, The evenings they close in; Coldness threatens, darkness lours And I get pissed on gin.
Give me your bow of burnished steel, Your arrows sharp and deadly, Give me your pure and righteous zeal – To kill this scum directly. What has been done my wretched child? Explain why you are shaking; Before I grant you vengeance wild, Make sure you're not mistaken. He promised love, he … Continue reading Hunter