Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Fallen West

This may or may not end up being the cover (an extract from one of my late brother Ally’s most apocalyptic oil paintings), but this is the point when I announce that cult independent publisher Snuggly Books will be publishing my … Continue reading

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Warehouse Windows

Drowned world of blue memory broken warehouse windows in fragmented reflections moons sail like flickering white flags darting fish play among underwater ruins the chimneys stand guard smoking guns vandals throwing stones become doves wings mapped frozen in afterimage punctured … Continue reading

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The Rusted Millwheel

Look now how the old mill from which the town takes its noble name lies abandoned, boarded up its water wheel no longer turning stout heart and turbine of a golden age rusting hidden behind overgrown bushes the river rushing … Continue reading

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Winter Moon

Each sunset now on these clear nights bright Venus dances with the crescent moon it’s that or Mars to choose from Thanatos or Eros, love or war Venus who’s too hot to stand on and too fraught with fog to see … Continue reading

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