Monthly Archives: March 2018

At Buchannan Street Station

  See those static people Standing at the door They are there every day Each week showing pamphlets All year standing there   See the dosser begging Across from the static folk Holding out his grubby hand One day I … Continue reading

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Flying the Flag

Scene 1: HOTEL SUITE NARRATOR stands before audience. NARRATOR:         John le Carre said. ‘I would believe almost anything of the state of Russian intelligence at the moment, which is on the one hand closely involved with Russian crime, on the … Continue reading

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Streaking Red

Hanging off the edge of time Holding back the scary dread Mulling over, catching words Of secrets that we still keep Moving onward to the fate As in perpetual motion Taking us there, in dire fear Through the blackness Streaks … Continue reading

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Come the reaper

I have had a poem, ‘Come the reaper’ accepted for an anthology named Circle of Life to be published on 31 May 2018.   Come the reaper   Entangled in a spider’s web Frozen by layers of lies We watch … Continue reading

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Father John

                                 It’s you again Liam. How are you going to die? You have been coming here every week for your whole life and we must … Continue reading

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Run away

She was such an excited child As I remember her, in absence, Playing with the sledge; A gift from me A kind act that went so wrong   She sped down the slope Onto the road and under the lorry … Continue reading

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through the storm

I’ve lived life across its jagged edges; broken shells turned inside out. Still, pictures cloud and parallel lines converge at the infinity of tolerance, where reason again emerges.   I love my life when eggs are oval; you are in … Continue reading

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