I like to make you think But I don’t want to blow your mind I don’t want to bury the point and purpose Make it something you struggle to find   I won’t use fancy words That nobody understands I won’t leave you needing a dictionary Constantly at hand   I’ll always try to make […]

When I need you You’re nowhere to be found I spend all day searching for you Listening and looking out for you But I catch no sight nor sound of you Yet when night comes And I lay down my head And wait for sleep to take me You return Talking incessantly Not giving me […]

The stars fade The moon retreats The sky lightens And the sun rises For what may be Our final dawn   We stand Shoulder to shoulder Watching The enemy approach Marching Banners waving Drums pounding War horns sounding   Until they stop And stand Shoulder to shoulder Facing us The warm sun rising at our […]

Jack of all trades And master of none No need to be the best As long as I’m having fun   Winning doesn’t matter If it means I sacrifice The pleasure and enjoyment And nothing is worth that price   I just want to take part I don’t care about competing If victory becomes a […]

It is actions alone that separate An activist from a terrorist Ideology is irrelevant When they cross the line Whether protesting Against animal-based testing Or trying to impose Political or religious views The second violence is used And safety of others is threatened That line between activism And terrorism Has been crossed

“It seemed like a good idea at the time” Is a phrase I uttered all too often in my youth Trying to justify my stupid actions Like jumping off a three-storey car-park roof Or giving a teacher a ton of abuse Nearly resulting in me being thrown at of school And contrary to several witnesses’ […]

How aptly archaic Is the word ‘archaic’ To mean antiquated While itself outdated Much like the word ‘erudite‘ Which means educated And is only ever spoken By the highly literate Or by those considered ‘magniloquent‘ Now there’s a fancy word! Which, of course, means pompous (And it’s probably the most pompous word That I have […]

What did I do to deserve this? What exactly was my crime? You tried me in my absence So I could offer no defence You found me guilty And now I’m serving time     You concocted a case against me Appointed yourself as jury Gave me no way to contest No chance to launch […]

Lost and alone In these treacherous lands Known only as The Shifting Sands   Many have entered Yet none survive Not even the ones Who make it out alive   For here in the dunes ‘Neath the unsetting sun There’s no footprints nor markers To guide your return   The Sands devour Each step that […]

She could disappear Into any crowd A nondescript haircut A forgettable face Unremarkable clothing No distinguishable feature Save her gaze   A gaze enough To ensnare any man Captivating Enthralling Bewitching Enchanting Beguiling Enslaving   A gaze enough To make all else Seemingly disappear