Poet Introduction I'm just a soul, hooked on magic & poetry sandwiches. My words are fools, dancing as they flirt with the life you give them... & then there's the naughty stuff that wakes me in the middle of the night... one day all that cheese'll kill me.
It already started before you were born before the first shock of cold air the first cry and then warm from your mother's breast
It started and you could do nothing because you couldn't know about nights or days hours and minutes the grasp of seconds eating your heartbeat to its grave
And if they had told you you could have done nothing because no-one ever escapes not even Jesus not kings or queens the mightiest woman the humblest of men saints and criminals eternal food on a plate ...
The full moon and me are old friends hi-fivin at four am while the shooting stars are doing their thing we just chill And for a moment I can forget about climate Covid starving kids & women's rights-- seeing the world in a different light where every wrong is forgiven even though life's darker truths wait to screw us all like whores cruising tomorrow's horizon
No flowers he would have said No fussing over me Lose the hollow heart clichés grinning like clowns queuing their lines in your head Don't be married forever to shame or regret failure and guilt flying hand in glove with the clocks that burn your eyes Get out and live taste the first cold beer on a dusty road drink a virgin moon peeping through clouds feel the last cut of the saw before the tree comes crashing down All of these and more are what he wants for you not empty...
While the kettle sang the inkling stared up at the predawn sky tried to pick out the dagger shimmering on Orion's belt She wondered if inspiration might come from light years away or would it be the same familiar ache inside driving her words to a dead end of feeling Never knowing what she would write when she would die or what happens next the unkindest cut of all
He left you she left you he left you she left you he left you she left you You left him she left her she left her he left him and the world never noticed a thing She's back with him he's back with her she's back with him he's back with her she's back with him she's back with her she's back with her he's back with him listen how the lovebirds sing and when everyone's connected the world's one big ball of string