Why are my neighbors nosey and what can I do but detach completely from them and not offer a good morning or hello when I see them?
An Empty Vessel
Why be jealous of what I have And what you think I have? When even I do not know What it is you see. Why shadow me every day And move like me In every way. All done with hate… Read More ›
They Told Me It Was Beautiful
They told me it was beautiful Out today But I wouldn’t have known Sitting curled up in a chair Behind closed curtains. With every problem in the world Prancing like shadows before my eyes. They say it will be beautiful… Read More ›
When I experience hurt I indulge In magical thinking. Very annoying For others, Unfamiliar with the technicalities Behind my tricks. He or she May say, That “I” am mistaken in my observations. But with the wave of My… Read More ›
Ode To Social Anxiety Sitting opposite my wife With my napkin On my lap, I gripped my fork and stabbed the duck, Marinated in weird oriental sauces, so I thought, Served with a smashed potato, As I was crushed… Read More ›
Attempt at Book
I have written 70,000 words about my experience as a kid in Scotland being brought up by a fairly wealthy professional musician. Both parents were alcoholics but I try to focus on the bullying at school I could not contend… Read More ›
The Weak Drain But Do Not Gain
How much more can I take From the weak, petty and jealous Propping up their frail egos By draining me Of my peace Of mind? How will this end? Their ego and character will sit unsteadily On a… Read More ›
Annoying neighbors, very intrusive, Pry into my thinking process (Whispers and rumors) Because I stand alone. I am not moved by windy whims, Or current trends, Or little lies Or envy. And don’t care if Jack Bought a new… Read More ›
Why Is Something Always Annoying Me?
And they come to tea
Fondling my fragile china cups
Tedious tapping of a tea spoon
On a saucer.
Sometimes It’s Hard to Remember
A split second moment
That meant nothing to anyone