Mid-portfolio Sessions With Your Lips

Where there's smoke there's fire by Russell Patterson

Take your eyes off me, will you? It makes me feel naked, stripped down to my bare necessities, which is my unrequited desire to hold you in my arms and explore with you the unfathomed realms of human intimacy. It was in one of those cigarettes which you shared with me that I discovered the… Continue reading Mid-portfolio Sessions With Your Lips

Darling, You Could Pour Yourself Another

Painting by Edgar Degas

My gullible liver can only take so much, so when you sit cross-legged - the Queen of melodious jazz from a private club in Memphis - decorated amid the wavy lights adding to the aesthetics of your room, I pour myself another - 30 ml to be precise - from the semi-expensive bottle of whiskey… Continue reading Darling, You Could Pour Yourself Another

Troubleshooting Life

An immediate solution to my tiresomely consumed existence would be a short poem while I sip on a cold beer, which from my fear of warming up - tasting unpleasant - is gulped down my throat, rather quickly. The grey clouds paint the sky in an amusingly dark fashion - fine strokes of Providence. The… Continue reading Troubleshooting Life

Notes on Acquiring a Revolver and Testing It

12/03/2003 11:44 am I have kept the revolver in my drawer. It is a black and rusted revolver. I have acquired it from the black market. It wasn’t hard to get hold of it — they give life-taking-tools away at a sufficient price. I am the kind who does not buy things without the purpose… Continue reading Notes on Acquiring a Revolver and Testing It

21 Things Men Do In Your Pursuit

A Frog He Would A Wooing Go by Randolph Caldecott.

In your pursuit, the men have: bent their spines, increased the rate of their heart beats, worn out their shoe soles, consumed numerous cigarettes (later stamped on them), tried on different shirts, practised talking in front of a mirror, moved across the country to study in the same college, booked hotel rooms with extra bedsheets, took… Continue reading 21 Things Men Do In Your Pursuit