100 words in 100 seconds

I gave myself 100 seconds to write 100 words (initial word count was 117, so I had to edit slightly to bring it down to 100). This is the result: The night was dark, as night tends to be. Through the quiet streets hurried a young woman. As she passed by an ale house, a [...]

Carnival of Absurdity

It’s a carnivalOf absurdityA festivalOf obscenityIt’s a circusOf perversityA celebrationOf insanityOn and onIn my headFor eternity I dared to peakInside the HouseOf MirrorsWhat greeted meMade me quicklyReconsider For staring backAt me wasNo reflectionBut the incarnationOf my everyImperfection I tried to smashThose windowsTo realityBut the only thingThat shatteredWas my sanity It’s a carnivalOf absurdityA festivalOf obscenityIt’s [...]

Liturgy of Depravity

It is no escapeTo make sense of the mysteryThe pill for aidingOur existence is depravityDreaming dreamy dreamsOf tantalising travestiesPlagued by thoughtless thoughtsWe all need a little tragedy Forget the voices stopListen even in their paucityLet their words satisfyA requirement for insanityYour mind has long departedFor the shores of incapacitySo dwell with me a whileHere in [...]

I did another thing

I did a thing. A 'submitting a poem for a contest' sort of thing. It's a 'humour' poem contest. I don't tend to write humourous poems. However, the one I submitted is amusing. Amusing enough to win a competition? Probably not. However, after looking at the winning entries from last year, humour has been sorely [...]

Stand With Me (karaoke style video)

My song, Stand With Me, in a karaoke style video. This version has a piano line to indicate timing and pitch of the lyrics. I made a version without this as well, but haven't uploaded it, yet. I wish I had a version with actual vocals, but my voice is horrendous and I can't convince [...]

Some would callThe human raceThe pinnacleOf evolution But I have toDisagreeAnd questionThat conclusion LanguageAnd dexterityIs to meA mere illusion To claimThat we’re evolvedIs the grandestOf delusions Our presenceOn this planetIs an unwelcomeIntrusion Driving speciesTo extinctionDeforestationAnd pollution Our abilityTo destroyIs our only trueDistinction No doubtThat humankindIs this planet’sMain affliction It’s clearThat our removalIs the onlyTrue solution [...]

Imagine

ImagineBeing shotOnly to be toldIt’s your faultFor not wearingBulletproof clothing ImagineBeing robbedOnly to be toldIt’s your faultFor owningNice things ImagineBeing harassedAssaultedRapedMurderedOnly to be toldIt’s your faultFor beingA woman

Equilibrium

An endless tightropeDown the centre of my mindFighting, always fightingTo keep my balanceSave myself from falling The voidThe pit of despairAwaits meShould I lose my footing And there have beenCountless timesAn unseen forceHas sought to drag meFrom this rope But one thingHolds me steadyAnd I knowAlways will You areThe fulcrumUpon which I findMy equilibrium

Hanging By A Thread

We are hanging by a threadWrapped around our necksDancing like a braindeadMarionetteIn the shadow of our master’sSilhouetteMusic playingFrom a broken cassetteAs we move as commandedBy the hands that danceAbove our heads We are hanging by a threadAnd if we are to have any hopeOf holding on another dayThen we have to find a wayTo cut [...]