Clay is the matter of the week Clay pots, clay vases, I have a clay streak Shatters, shards and shambles all Make for a prickly free-for-all Intentions good or bad: no matter Can the weather get any wetter? Can the whisky get anymore rye? Can the wine taste any less dry? The Earth […]Read more "Clay"
I’ve read somewhere that the Japanese fix bowls with gold, resulting in the imperfection being seen as a unique part of the charm and history of the object. I find this quite the beautiful sentiment. Yet it is one which I am incapable of entertaining as pertains to myself. Long sleepless nights have etched away […]Read more "Gold"
An ech sti rem do wéi Gëschter Ech sti rem do, wéi ëmmer Rem do, mee manner Ech wollt nie Kanner An deem Zoustand an deem ech sinn Ech hunn ze vill schlechtes gesinn Hunn ze vill mat mer selwer ze dinn An ech drénken en ouni Tonic, mäin Gin Ech hu geschwat, ech hu geschriwwen Hu […]Read more "Meng Péng"
Losing my trail, cliff hangers Sinking in the mud, mash and bangers Reversing the order, o ye Cornish coast With such intense colours you boast And the boat keeps afloat amid the storm Lest we forget we haven’t restored our former form A primrose, a red rose, a thorny crown Sheep and […]Read more "The news in print"
Waves of weary reach the shore of joy Eroding the coastline, they keep crashing And in the house, a fragile vase smashing He stood there while she sat down, coy Every day he loves her less and less Words spoken, hearts broken, scars all around Porcelain shatters, lives fall to the ground In trying […]Read more "Life in a smashed vase"
Rugged coast of red and green A sea for eyes to rest on, do away with spleen A pasty so tasty you’d think it’s homemade Cold and rainy only in the shade Narrow roads, many boats On the shore, looking out for anything that floats Cream tea for two makes you feel snug As […]Read more "Onen hag oll"
In case this is the last time Let me tell you just how lovely you are Let me draw your silhouette, your every scar In case this is the last time Chime in with your merry voice For it may well be the last time It may well be the last chime And you leave […]Read more "In case this is the last time"