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Archive for October, 2016

Monday, October 31st, 2016

 

It’s one triumph after another
No wonder people look at me filled with disdain
Only my shadow appears unconcerned
About all the roads being closed.

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

 

Thank you. I have received your email but it has gone
straight into the Bin. I believe in the God of Technology.

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

 

He had been trying to deal with the problem of keeping three girlfriends happy, but there was a three-day weekend looming and all at once he fell in love with mathematics.

Friday, October 28th, 2016

 

I don’t have time to sleep.
I don’t have time to be awake.
I don’t have time to write this.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

 

He said he was currently delving into the 16th century sonnet. When I asked if he was actually writing sonnets he got up and went in search of the toilet.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

 

In view of the imminent arrival of the future it is OK to go back to bed and dream your dreams.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

 

I remember the people
scattered around on the floor
and I remember wishing sometimes
they would get up and do something
I could write about for a change

Monday, October 24th, 2016

 

how the walls shimmered romantically in the candlelight
because the manager was trying to cut his overheads

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

 

Puccini on the iTunes / green tea in the cup
Sun streaming on to the balcony / a dog letting us know how he feels
Browsing photographs of Uncle Fat Bloke when he was thin

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

 

If I could have slept last night
don’t you think I would’ve? I think it was the hangover
from the hair spa the body spa and the face spa – too much spa