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Conceived in an alley born in a cave raised on seaweed. Spent my early years on a roofrack. Left School at 10 caught by truant officer back at school by 11. I'm a twin of two others and I can play several instruments in my head and none with my hands. My first job was part time I painted the odd numbers on dice. I made a career out of avoiding a career.  My body is a temple often prodded by archeologists.


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No Exit Door

I once met a man who fought in Vietnam who now lives on the street accepting his defeat. He smokes himself into a maze and he says he’ll never talk...


The wind in full sway I thought the giant grey Cloud, looked like a shroud Covering the face of cold dead day The rain hid under cover waiting to...

EU Circus of Deceit

I’m no professor Nor an expert in law I don’t trust politicians Who are ok with war I am not a patriot Nationalism is not for me Boasting about...


If I hung on for your promise My skeleton would slip Through the noose All my teeth Would shine On the floor Waiting for your feet To crush them into...


She said when she dies she’s wants one tulip On the coffin She said the significance of this Is there is no significance She said if there is to be a...