Return to Sender

"A lesson learnt and not shared is destined to become a lesson lost on wasted time" - Terry Wiens (2019) I stopped writing about six weeks ago thinking my publishing days were over. In part because one just gets tired of writing the same thing over and over by finding different words but also in … Continue reading Return to Sender

Chapter 1 – Part 2, The Foundation

Let It Come Lying alone in your solitary bed, The arrival of death you do not dread, You’ve lived a different but confusing life, Accepting pleasure and the occasional strife, And had such joy with your now dead wife. You are alone and feeling ready, Your soul is clean and your mind is steady, You … Continue reading Chapter 1 – Part 2, The Foundation

The Awakening

Alphabet of Despair Abandoned by friends, Abandoned by wife, Abandoned by children, Abandoned by life. Betrayed by his feelings, Betrayed by his drive, Betrayed by his body, Betrayed can’t survive. Captured by torture, Captured by loss, Captured by drugs, Captured by sauce. Destroyed by his blindness, Destroyed by his lust, Destroyed by his ignorance, Destroyed … Continue reading The Awakening

2017 The Year to Not Look Back

"Ring out the false, ring in the true" - Alfred Lord Tennyson The road through 2017 has been one of ruts, potholes and sometimes just plain erosion.  I usually approach New Years by taking the lessons I have learnt throughout the year to make myself better, not bitter but this year has been very challenging.  … Continue reading 2017 The Year to Not Look Back