Elliot in Oxford

In dark corners I whispered to you Nobody had to hear And in the sandy grey of Oxford I bled the lines of Elliott Whilst he sang them, softly with a tear

Cold Mirror

Well you’re whisper’s turning cold And I guess that this is good To put it all behind Like a well-adjusted person should No longer do I see your breath on the mirror Hard to believe I ever could But I’d been meaning to put it all behind Like an unaffected person would Now used to […]

Blunt Sevens

High standards just don’t cut it Not if you can’t cut it Like blunt scissors, you carry on roughly Half heartedly Aimlessly in the dark Not knowing where you’ll get to No one to light your way Life’s a blown out candle Life’s a broken boat on the sea And there’s always Elliott Even if […]

Morning Flower

10:27 I am awoken by a firm knock at the door A man in UPS has come to pick up my broken contraption I forget I had arranged this before 10:54 I speak to a silly girl who lives in the same house as I We both wear a guard but when she talks about […]

Commute

Maples aflame in the cold November night as the bus rolls by, its windows pocked with rain. The park is empty, the houses nearby are dark boxes speckled with little squares of light behind which unseen lives sputter and spark, burn, collapse to ashes, then blaze again. Too tired to sleep, too wound up with […]

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