Friday, 21 October 2011


Hey kid let mi tell ya mi story;
a story – well – a grandfather story
of how I ran out to the front;
out and back with the ammo mi son.

Hey granddad, ya can join in today!
Let me tell ya about ma new game
- A creed of Assassins – bang, bang:
you’ll never complete it, old man.

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Midnight restaurant

Black night – black sea
and a dozen people stare out
onto one canvas,
not knowing where they look
- sea and sky their blackboard

to scribble on - from inner blankness
(of not knowing)
until air and water
turn them back
from here
to there.

Monday, 17 October 2011

New mirror

One day, in Greece,
sitting between a catholic church and
a cherubim waitress
pulled down
a see-through Perspex screen
to keep the breeze at bay

and one man, with grey beard
and silver in his ear,
looked through and back
at me
like an old pirate
wearing my new hat.