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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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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...

For The Best

If I break my promise Will you break my nose If I stand here naked Would you burn my clothes If I choose to bleed Will you stem the flow If I ask you...

Cruel Mirror

I looked in the mirror And I screamed quietly I screamed quietly I put my hands over my face And peeked through my fingers I peeked through my...

The Belle of the Fall

Chandeliers sprinkling rainbow dust On the dancers down below Glittering confetti Lit up by a moon that glows She was on her stage In this Stately...