It’s all gone quiet in my head The voices have departed Leaving empty silence in their wake I will not pretend I liked them all There were many I despised And so often wished would leave But with them gone I cannot bear their absence And the silence they have left behind A silence in […]

It’s like someone’s turned a tap off in my brain The stream that once fed my well of creativity Has long since dried up Not even a drop remains at the foot of the well Just soft mud and debris And the stale smell of stagnant ideas I try to toss in some seeds In […]

Empty notebook Pen in hand Thinking hard But the river’s dammed Spent all day Trying to write But nothing’s flowing No words in sight Put down the notebook Put down the pen I’ll get some sleep Then try again Head hits the pillow Off goes the light Now come the words Piercingly bright Prick like […]