Johnny

One day Johnny was given a gun With an index squeeze of the trigger went boom Johnny felt powerful, Johnny felt strong Johnny felt the weapon and himself were one The thing with addiction is it’s never a constant The thrill comes along in a split second instant The line of coke hits the back … More Johnny

Enemy

I hate to break it to you but you are my enemy You are the chains keeping me from being free You are the stubbornness that holds off the money You are the greed that locks me in the dunny You’re not funny, to anybody but yourself You are the grime clogging up my health … More Enemy

Gonna

I’m not going to die in a showdown with my longstanding mortal enemy I’m not going to get attacked and eaten by great white sharks far out at sea I’m not going to burn in the flames of a home whilst rescuing an infant I’m not going to act as the prey of a super … More Gonna

Nipped

Crushing up your staring faces into a squash No peripheral shots No getting lost in the blind spots Beauty in a hive mind Grimace in the mono Temperatures are lukewarm Pulses are slow The clouds are low Low enough to dilute the shadows Low enough to dissipate the hopes once held Low enough to aide … More Nipped

Note

The only passenger on the midday service The slow engine purrs, the suspensions hiss This Metro paper keeps me entertained for several minutes Put it down quick before I get too miffed Try and let my mind drift, disregard the phone Loneliness shifts even moments alone Wish an original thought would grip me Trick me … More Note

Urban Furniture

Traipsing around this dump of a city Inspecting the pavement for a square metre clean A square metre pissless A square metre shitless Spitless, pristine perhaps a tall order But no water or age-old gum would be a welcome change In range I see my new home House warming for one I rest up smart … More Urban Furniture

Course Set

Open book or an open grave A hero in my mind with no one saved Slave to a trade I can walk away from Life’s a time bomb Don’t think or pray So flay me alive A broke nose dive Awoken joke who copes and survives Just about Keep plodding display no clout Concave conveyed … More Course Set