Posted in September 2016

Poem: Pretend It’s Not ThereĀ 

It’s not just me It ain’t only here The pain, the despair Living in fear Problems arise But few accept task Keep walking on Ignore what is asked  Pretend it’s not there That it’s all well and good That there are no problems In this neighbourhood But I can’t unsee The things I that I … Continue reading

Poem: It Could Be a ParadiseĀ 

This ain’t Hollywood Or Montremarre A ghetto, a paradise But it’s not so far It could be bright lights Or red carpet premiere It could be a paradise That we could hold dear Sometimes it’s all colour Sometimes it’s rust and gray It can be dim and gloomy It can be bright sunny day Everything … Continue reading

Poem: Untitled 1

No-one sees  The spider above my head  Web woven between the fibre optic cable lines The bats that go out each dusk And fly around the clock tower  The paint stains I’ve left On the sidewalk out front The ethereal hum Of glowing traffic passing  The sunset that burns  Beyond the steel towers of the … Continue reading