"It is going to rain," said a girl, covering her head, packing her back, kicking her bike to life; roaring off. I sit here, on the pavement, under the leaves that belong to someone else's garden - waiting for the rain. The rain comes in big transparent drops from the grey sky; it is the… Continue reading Clad in Black and Red
There's a woman who wakes me up at six-thirty in the morning and asks me to write a modern ballad which rhymes - a thousand words, or more. She sends me messages - I wish she would write me letters but who cares about the letters when pleasure and relief are instant. But not all… Continue reading At Six-Thirty in the Morning
Purple shoes - kick me on my ankles so that I fall down in front of you on my knees; and then, we will walk around on our knees; if only you would bend down on your knees, too. People would laugh at us, but we would walk around holding hands.
It is always the woman with unkept curls who uncurls me — my self, body, soul, and desires — throwing them down the gutter; only to be picked up by street urchins who flung them afar after close inspection.
A certain man named Jacques is broke, financially. He snaps his finger - tak, tak tak! Gets up and walks around his little home and stares at the curtains hanging on the window, brown in colour. He reaches for his wooden cupboard - it's open; it's always open; he leaves it open. He opens the… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Shopping When Broke
The default state of your hair has curls. Not all of them have it, but some girls. And the yellow lines on your nails contrasted on black, mirrors the images in my self that I lack. You have the colours, and I am grey; paint me yellow, black, pink, and purple; oh please, I pray.
Create misery with your eyes- black eyes which you decorate with crimson blue which you bought in a packet from a shop around the corner; yes, I know it; they all talk about you. Create misery with your eyes, and hang it on a tree for everyone to see - a tree that has shed… Continue reading The Hanging of Misery