Archive for May, 2017

Sunday, May 21st, 2017


The third floor was the best
and when we came home with a bit of it in a bag
we had the beginnings of a home.

Saturday, May 20th, 2017


You would expect there to be more to say but words are at a premium.

Friday, May 19th, 2017


I could’ve caught the rubber
anchor cast my way, but I was not as at sea
as all that, despite appearances.

Thursday, May 18th, 2017


Today dawned fair and fresh, and a fairer day
could not have dawned, but now, at eleven in the forenoon,
the room is darkening.

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017


I feel like this has been a life in words but not in the way one is supposed to express one’s self, which
is not something I have ever been able to do, and for which I suffer every day, but not in any way that any one
can see.

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017


Some worlds must remain unknown, and unknown worlds might empty into me, but that’s what I bought a ticket for.

Monday, May 15th, 2017


I ain’t one to complain cuz
this world is full of wonders an’ fluff
an’ stuff, an’ clouds look like imagination
would look if it was corporal,
y’know what I mean?

Sunday, May 14th, 2017


Although I slipped up I could just as easily have slipped down
And which of those opposites is the one to cause a frown?

Saturday, May 13th, 2017


At night I lay by my own side all night, seeming asleep but watching for sharks,
then the grey dawn comes on, and I slumbering arise –

Friday, May 12th, 2017


Not seldom in this life do we (how shall I put it) fail to achieve that which we set out to achieve. Sometimes
I am all adroop with the business of it all.