Monthly Archives: March 2014

NEW POEM

TIME WORN I sometimes think that I am done with lust or lust is done with me. If she should tweak my nipple, I would bruise there for a week. My cunt is old, tight scarred and full of dust … Continue reading

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My statement to Sarah Ditum about No Platforming and Censorship

You would, I trust, accept that such places as universities are supposed to be safe spaces that have a duty of care to their students. Hate speech is, almost by definition, something which cannot be allowed in a safe space. … Continue reading

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Tonight’s

PLAYERS Muse is my croupier. Who deals no card sets no wheel spinning. Yet I stake my heart each moment she is there. When we’re apart I feel the gambler’s hunger. It is hard to keep my tells from showing … Continue reading

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And a poem for my younger self

DYSPHORIA Like snake that sloughs off skin against a stone we feel it loosen, tear a little. Scratch. There is a thought that we must sometimes catch and hold a little pressed against the bone that cages head or heart. … Continue reading

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New sort of love poem

RECOVER Love’s fever has burned through: I convalesce. Drink the thin broth of heart-ease, that was ache, Boiled from my bones and blood. Somehow we make something from feelings as they evanesce as steam. We scrape the scum off with … Continue reading

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