Shortly Before The End

How long did we all think this all would last?Who could have counted days as they flew past?But before we go, sing us a song.Sing us a song to hum through the hours of dying. Who would have though it’d come as such a show?A pink and silver day… who was to know?Even as we […]

Don't Ask Me

Quit acting so friendly. Don’t nod don’t laugh all nicely. Don’t think you’ll up-end me. Don’t sigh, don’t sip your iced-tea. And don’t say, "It’s been a while…" And don’t flash that stupid smile. Don’t ask me how I’ve been. Don’t think I’ve forgotten, you never liked that necklace. So cordial, so rotten… Kiss, kiss, […]

Return

Now its years since your body went flat and even memories of thatare all think and dull, all gravel and glass. But who needs themnow — displaced they’re easily more safe —the worst of it now: I can’t remember your face. Return. For a while, with the vertigo cured, we were alive — we were […]