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Abschattungen

Abshchattungen was written as lyrical content for a Patchwork Rattlebag piece. I felt that it was worth sharing here as a poem. Perception Pregnant lull nascent Day sketched on sardon- ic white ground. Encroaching diplo- carpon frames the Objects posited. … Continue reading

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Indifferent as the surface of the sea…

Indifferent as the surface of the sea Dissolute ink clouds, residue beneath Constant star’s gaze fixed above; cold; remote Occasion magnitude upon survey But sink into the dark and apathy Still closer to the centre of your sphere Concurrent cosmoses; … Continue reading

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An Identical Universe

Sodden in separate puddles A head too damp to strike and a half that cannot hope to And, as ever, where were we When we needed us the most? Watching the scoreboard when the goals went in, Protesting, Defenceless Suspended … Continue reading

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Morning masquerade visions…

Morning masquerade visions of evening’s silly season, pantomime-parading clich├ęs. Ether, phantasm elements, first-dimension, aims summed up in a paragraph, video in Braille, conjured from a wooden box. The connotative skill of a football pundit (sticking pasta on paper in an … Continue reading

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On the Nature of Inspiration III

On the Nature of Inspiration III At a workspace in the reading room Sits the youth engrossed in writing In peripheral of mind and space Onlook gravely the collected works And weight of human history Unrestrained by abstruse semiotic Advances … Continue reading

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Second Song

Second Song (How many roads?) Stood on the banks of a stream with forces amassed, looking on towards the journey-defining second decade of adulthood. A man must have the presence of mind, the perspicacity to acknowledge himself and hence possess … Continue reading

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Joyce’s Umbrella

Joyce’s Umbrella Have you any idea how hard it is for me to play a G major? Should I write a standard progression, put the chorus where it should be and scream ‘dada’ in a controlled display of abandon? Know … Continue reading

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