Balrog

Blackness wraps around, peering down, dark before the dawn. The rarity of stillness, and the calm before the storm. Still no more, spark reborn, a stone flint through perception. A pin hole light ignites awakes through careless misdirection. It stirs, it purrs, it echoes and croaks, Reflecting off the cavern walls. Through the glow small … More Balrog

Wills and Whibley

Ey Jim ya crankin the barbie this arvo? Got snags in the car ya flamin’ galah yo Carton of VB’s large Avocado Mashing up hard on a slice of chard toast Lemon squeezy H2easy Thongs and bongs and ocean breezy Midnight toading Vick’s eroding Rubber on the road More toads exploding Gumtree meddlin’ Headland peddlin’ … More Wills and Whibley

Busiest BRIE

There’s a river of Finglands, Stagecoach, First There’s gaps in the tide preceding the bursts Banners of promotion sliding snakes A million and one obliging “cheers mate”s Clouds of vape from the top back seats Of strawberry cheesecake, bottom shelf sweets Students, prudence, reluctant commutes Buzzing devices headphoned or mute A feminine rhyme but not … More Busiest BRIE

Don’t Judge

Don’t judge I’ve never once visited Scotland Despite growing up in the north of England Don’t judge I’ve never read Lord of the Rings I use Bing And I cringe any time I hear Adele sing Don’t judge I can’t stand first person shooters Bought Bewitch’s album with OK Computer Don’t judge I tend to … More Don’t Judge

Nag’s Head Barfly

Christmas period 2006 Covent Garden pub on a cold evening shift This face half lit in the midst of a breakup Malboro, double espresso, slap and wake up Lug this conflicted heart to the back of the bar Take off my hoodie, hat and scarf to start Who’s on tonight? Please nobody stress inducing Pulses … More Nag’s Head Barfly

Nag’s Head Barfly

Christmas period 2006 Covent Garden pub on a cold evening shift This face half lit in the midst of a breakup Malboro, double espresso, slap and wake up Lug this conflicted heart to the back of the bar Take off my hoodie, hat and scarf to start Who’s on tonight? Please nobody stress inducing Pulses … More Nag’s Head Barfly