Monthly Archives: May 2010

And tonight’s poem by popular demand

…is a bit more cheerful, if mildly reprehensible. Dreamgirls I’d like to meet the girls I fuck in Dream The ones with leather dresses most of all who grope me in cafes and lick ice cream between my breasts. I … Continue reading

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This is, I think, the last

…of the Abigail sonnets. If I leave out Superstition, or make it the cd extra, I have fourteen which is the right length for a sonnet cycle it always seems to me – just long enough to be performed at … Continue reading

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Housing wanted – not for me

but for the utterly brilliant Laurie Penny, blogger extraordinary and killer prodigy intellectual of the Left. She needs a room in London where she can write and chill, at no more than 500 pcm inc bills.

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Five Madnesses

She always feared that they would send her back; she would not talk about what happened there, seek help again. Her mind had jumped a track, was now sort of OK. Did not know where she’d put three slides at … Continue reading

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On Her Pleasures

Harlequin dress, grey scarves a cirrus trail silver. Spin-tapping, teetering her heels on pavement. Somehow she will never fail to stay upright. A tipsiness that feels like glee. We all drink so much in those years; her voice a diamond … Continue reading

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Lust

Her long thin back that swelled to cello hips – she feared they’d swell to a Sicilian bum – Sweet cigarette taste latent on her lips, All four; she’d whimper gently, then would come. Dark eyes that used her fringe … Continue reading

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Various people have talked to me about putting together a collection of my poems, and in particular the Abigail sonnets. (I plan to write a few more of those, over the next few weeks.) I have been thinking about doing … Continue reading

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