In the Rough – a poem

Went for 9 holes of golf this afternoon. It didn’t go well. I did come out of it with this, though. Hope you enjoy it.   In The Rough With a swing and a miss And a miss and a swing, Hell with the scorecard; Don’t write a thing! Putters and irons And woods and […]

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Soft Play – a poem

So, this afternoon I took the kids to a soft play in Isleworth. It was extremely busy and the noise level was approaching that of a pneumatic drill or premier league football crowd. I thought of this… Mass of screaming bodies Pulling against the tide Each one without pity Writhing around inside Social norms abandoned […]

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Bee – a poem

Happy New Year. This one just came to me and I thought I would get it down before it buzzed off. There’s a bee that’s always buzzing In the corners of my mind, Rooting out and nagging, At whatever peace I find. Six hairy legs are always tapping When I try to just relax, Stroking […]

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Habit breaking update #4

It’s been a while now after the disappointment of chewing off all my nice new fingernails. I thought I had blown it then and that I would just have to resign in shame and admit what a worthless, spineless worm I really am. Nails Things haven’t been perfect since then, and I will admit to […]

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