Blackened silver plate and matted bristles stare accusingly from foetid water in the shared recycling bin The tarnished deco body lies unwanted, filthy and defiled among rejected plastic bags and bottle lids Conveniently dumped by relatives Marion’s hairbrush sits embarrassing … Continue reading
I had a cat named ‘Blue’ rhymed with Kalamazoo Grey with stripes a tabby My mother hated cats a family thing One suffocated a child allegedly But he was only six weeks old A kitten A ball of mischief fluff … Continue reading
The cigarette tastes like shit so I hurl it into the gutter unsmoked unloved chewing the fat with myself “If I was a girl I’d be anorexic I couldn’t be anything else” Half of me knows why but is too … Continue reading
Let’s face it, there’s nothing more seductive than the front of a fast train the edge of a high building or the heart of a humourless woman. Just drawn to disaster I guess. © Copyright Kevin Buckle 2012
I have a terrible feeling my body might one day kill me. #Kindle #poetry
Marthi Flaardvoorst sat in the clearing trying to collect his thoughts. The cold, grey dawn graduated to morning as a fine misting rain fell through the trees, filling the air with a soft hiss and bringing a steady drip from … Continue reading
Amy Orton was happy in her work. Painstaking clerical detail isn’t everyone’s thing, but Amy loved to absorb herself. She relished settling into her highly organised world of contract processing and monitoring. She gained satisfaction from the small but essential … Continue reading
And Satan said unto God “Careful what you breathe life into there, man”.
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Marthi Flaardvoorst stumbled along the narrow forest track between the two women, Hope nimbly leading. He reacted anxiously to every sound in the trees on either side and constantly tripped over branches, briers and vines that littered the path. Varta … Continue reading