The Thin Man

There are many ways to lose weight, but in how many ways can you be thin? Thin arms protruded from his frayed leather jacket, a watch hanging loosely from his right wrist,. its blue face seemed to dominate the room, the only thing that had any substance, that had the strength to support one’s attention.… Read More The Thin Man

Sunday Afternoon

The long hours of the afternoon slither like a slow worm through warm grass. From the garden we hear the sounds of life that surround us, reminders that we are not alone. The distant traffic forms the back-beat of our daily soundtrack, but the overlays today include a parrot that imitates a mobile phone and… Read More Sunday Afternoon

Date Night

Poet would like to meet glass of red wine for quiet evenings at home. You must be warm and soft, country of origin not important, but interest in the arts and current affairs is desirable. I am about a pentameter tall, hair tending to grey, but jet black with a bit of poetic license. Recently… Read More Date Night