NaPoWriMo #1

Quit   Off weed until it’s been legalised  Knocked the ciggies till they’ve been detoxified  Won’t touch vape till the tests have been finalised Pushing back hate though it may’ve been justified Brushing off judgement, reborn shameless Tamed is the frame that I put my blame in Reject neglect of the template I came in … More NaPoWriMo #1

First Flight

Life begins anew and again as I sprout wings A maiden voyage takes as the frogs and crickets sing The wind is unpredictable The sun lashes down A refuge admissible desired near the ground By the banks of the river I spot an open cave A nourishing whiff wafts and I am enslaved I enter … More First Flight


I ran out of data on the nine o’clock train 10 gigs in three weeks to me seems strange Must’ve been the streaming, the hotspots and games Nine days to go without air. Lame But data has been getting in the way of my creative process Represses the sparks to make my thoughts undress A … More Data


Tap on my head and watch the dreams flood out With a good clout you can make my memories shout With a good clout you could keep my tears in place A waste of space stopped from trailing up my face Which no one would notice Existence is invisible Attention is divisible Shared amongst the … More Tapped


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


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


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


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


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