The Commute

July 19, 2016 8:11 pm0 comments
The Commute

  It begins. The pushing and shoving, hustling for a better vantage point; tutting and kvetching, giving the death-stare. Manners are fleeting, like patience.  No, it’s not another Next clearance sale, or a Black Friday event. It’s not the biblical Armageddon… It’s the early morning Huddersfield to Leeds line. Tracks […]

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Back to Blue

June 26, 2016 8:14 pm0 comments
Back to Blue

Paint these bloody stripes on the curves of my canvas, these burnished strikes – pains from my life. Denser than water, but fluid for my masterpiece. Crimson soft felt; pools darkly black. Tip the head of the brush; don’t make me blush. An aching chasm, a mouth abused, all toothed […]

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Days to Forget, Always Remembered

April 1, 2016 7:43 pm0 comments
Days to Forget, Always Remembered

It was a fledgling morning, the day we escaped. Sirens startled us awake, united by the haste of feet, and what signalled the sharpness of gunfire. Hurriedly, we fled with tear in wind, and flicker in heart, until home was but a fleck on a horizon of dust… Doors and […]

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Descant Duality (Or The Madness of Two)

March 13, 2016 7:16 pm0 comments
Descant Duality (Or The Madness of Two)

From cinder and spark comes a rising spirit, as sagacity soars on the breath of the wind. Organic, tangible, alive with the smell of nurturing seedtime. A faithful follower of your bold distinction; an unbearable calling of purpose bestowed me. Descant duality plays over my doubts, as the morning song […]

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