Shadow of the Fire

Shadow of the Fire

August 6, 2019

Separately, I held you near And I stored you Like a cigarette behind my ear I wanted you All to myself Unassisted Like a hand that offers no help And the fire’s gone With the croakin’ of the timber The sounds of a stranger Reproach disintegrating cinders For some warmth For some light I’m alone … Read More

Book Lungs

Book Lungs

July 29, 2019

Book Lungs I miss the smell of split hardwood And the weight of carrying something good Finding and offloading firewood That used to be me. The thought appends to me Like a spider’s web to a bloody finger The acting and accounting For entanglement. Breathe like a spider The book lungs of a spider The … Read More

End

End

July 29, 2019

End There’s a saying When the time comes “For every great person, there has to be an ending” I hear you speaking About what you see from the other side. I listen like there is no tomorrow Because…there isn’t. You say, “I can’t see anything, anymore” Then your last breath is interrupted, With no following … Read More

Post Note

Post Note

April 16, 2019

Hey Folks, Last year, I experienced my last nervous performance in Melbourne at the Old Bar. Thanks to the team and friends who were there to witness my unplanned goodbye. Officially, this is an official big thanks to everyone who has supported my 25-year performing history in Brisbane, starting in mid 1993 and ending in … Read More