I have seen

I have seen Fifty years I have lived and breathedAnd walked and talked and loved andQuestioned whether there was a God aboveAnd seen and seen and seen I grew up without a silver spoon in my mouthA well turned out kid in a street whereDinner on the table was an uncertaintyCurtains didn’t match the carpetsAndContinue reading “I have seen”

You Said You Loved Me

You said you loved me When we feasted our eyes it was love at first sight I could barely see you with my shitty eyesight And your dodgy white dentures gave me a real fright And we would have looked better in the fog at midnight But you loved me. You said you loved meContinue reading “You Said You Loved Me”

Mental

Mental They say I’m unwell That I live in a world where my moods Rule the moon and the sun And my eyes see in only three hues Of black, grey and white. They say I’m unwell That I live in a world where my senses Just leave me defenceless And moments of clarity areContinue reading “Mental”

Brave

A tribute to my grandfather.. Brave Old gnarled hands Lifetime etched between two palms Hands that served a nation Praising life, not singing psalms Two hands that fought a war That fought in peace when death was calm. Never forgetting your working class roots Never afraid of dirty hands Or the perspiration that came withContinue reading “Brave”