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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.


My stories

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...

Christmas Crumb

Santa Claus is just a myth Created for the easily led He used to be dressed all in white Until coca cola turned him red Retailers helped the myth...

A Man without Reason

Today in Parliament A man without reason Wants to take the country to war He has no plan of action But he says our country Will be safe And secure...

Embassy Regal

From the age of seven I nagged my mother To stop smoking I used to hear her cough at night And in the morning…choking She was a war child A lover of...

Paper Plane

I remember you from school You were the one who caught my paper plane I wanted to leap on to your smile And proclaim my love If only I knew what that...