Blackberries

Blackberries I picked with my Nan Like in the Enid Blyton book she bought me Blackberries that we picked in…

Naked

Tonight We will all sleep Naked How delicious To reach out Across the dark sky And touch The bare knowledge…

The Next Time

Bugger! I did it again When I said I wouldn’t   Another boy A new silence An unknown quantity To…

Optional Compelling Detail

How well it fits me You pronounce Your Optional Compelling Detail   Playing At another’s part You try it on…

Trained

A good seat is by the window, with the seat next to me free. In the quiet carriage, which is…

The Rower

The Rower Rolls down The River Taff Untethered, unmoored Free from lines drawn In sands Set by the Covid creed…

Faded

And years from now I’m meet a non smoker Who won’t drink too much Without his face buried in a…

The Cruellest Kind

Fuck you! For thinking that what I needed Was a healthy dose of criticism You seem to have mistaken me…