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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

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...

Crack a smile Blues

I sit alone under a tree That sheds its leaves Of fiery red They float like washed up boats Aground upon my head I like this analogy I watch people...

Circa Soon

Oceans rising Moon is falling Sun is burning We the human race Are not for learning Rivers flooding Winters get colder Hurricanes play games We the...

The Ghosts of Decency

I grew up in an era of politeness and peace Perhaps that was false innocence from me War was supposed to be over And we were supposed to be free...

We're off to Mars

They’ve found water on Mars So life must exist I’m told there’s a battle ahead To see who gets on the list They say the red planet Is an open book...