Category Archives: pain

The Chapter

Him on a motor bike at 2pm   A small trickling meat of life Is suspended in a double walled cooler box And loaded on the back of a volunteer’s motor bike   He weaves through traffic Moving quickly Despite … Continue reading

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Killarney Urban Myth 1

In ‘Killarney Urban Myth 1’ we examine the truth and lies behind ghost stories. Is it just a mixture of fact and fiction – or is it something else which drives us, not only to create these stories, but to … Continue reading

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Letting Go – a sonnet

This sonnet, ‘Letting Go’, was written about an incident which happened in Coventry in the late 1980s.  The story behind the events was never told to me but a similar incident happened in London some years later and in this … Continue reading

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New Beginnings – a Parable?

This is an original short story about a man who learns that you really must be careful when you wish for something – you might just get exactly what you wish for.  New Beginnings-a Parable? might just make you grateful … Continue reading

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My Black Dog and Me

Another original piece of writing – My Black Dog and Me – a cheery little ditty about depression!  It’s actually part of a song I’ve written but it seems to work fairly well as a poem too.  Anyway, I hope … Continue reading

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There’s No Accounting for Love

If we could balance of accounts of the heart as easily as we tidy up our financial affairs life would be a lot easier – have a read of ‘There’s No Accounting for Love’ and see if you agree.

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