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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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Excerpt from Sunset (a short story)

I was 14 years old, content with the notion of having no ambition. Life was a flow of empty thoughts that I dragged along behind me. School was a...

Big John Donovan

Big John Donovan six foot three Had a chest the size of a tree His voice was deep filled with a croak From all the years when he used to smoke Big...

Too Deep to Drown

Some thinkers Think too much To the point Of being out of touch Some thinkers Are well read Reading tomes at night in bed Some thinkers Stroke their...

Take Me Back

There’s too much trouble in the world Nobody whispers everybody shouts Tempers are short anger is normal Hatred leads by example Ignorance is formal...

Christmas Misses

Turkeys carving Children starving Feast on the table Homeless and disabled Christmas tree aglow Wanderer with nowhere to go Pull the crackers read...