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WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS? (extended Batty edition)

WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS?! Batty edition…. All this fuss over Charles Bukowski most of his life no one knew who he was working in diners washing dishes any work that he could get living like a cockroach hid from society … Continue reading

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DIARY OF A LINCOLNSHIRE SHEEPSTEALER

Diary of a Lincolnshire Sheepstealer … … this Lincolnshire .. . …   …   … … Those squashed, brown, glassed marbles   worth as much as a big taw or a boulder in playground exchange, much as a   … Continue reading

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AN ODE TO A BOTTLE OF TULLAMORE DEW .. .

An Ode to a Bottle of Tullamore Dew If thou being philosophical were an oil painting     wrested of nazi crates, a stolen treasure a carafe discovered, a hidden artefact     one piece of art, the beauty of … Continue reading

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DICEROS BICORNIS – big horn nose

Diceros bicornis – big horn nose .. rhinoceri, defy the ingratesthe people who should suffer from sickness and diaoreafilched from your horns of plenty walk the earth so pleasantlymy fairy-tale extravaganza’sarmoured tanks on the plainsyour shoulder pads, iron boots rhinoceri … Continue reading

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NAKED AND UNASHAMED .. .

Naked and Unashamed .. . I run free my pieces jangling   run to the crashing sea I run shouting unashamed   my arms vainly embracing the moon   the wind grazing my flesh I run still wondering   in … Continue reading

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ME AND WALT WHITMAN .. .

Me and Walt Whitman .. . .. We grew out of Long Island, ManhattanIt is where my father died, I am not afraidto speak of it, my father wrote of Watergateme and Walt we wrote it down together Walt and … Continue reading

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ALWAYS BEGIN AGAIN .. .

Always begin again .. . .. Have you seen the swifts departing or heard their solemn call across the housetops, the smudge of bronze-brick chimneys a hoar frost hanging grey, the scoop skin of ripe, wild blueberry we had been … Continue reading

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THE PAPER BOY .. .

.. The Paper Boy .. . .     …   …   …   .                   I had been a compulsive since I was seven    or was it seventeen?    we … Continue reading

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ALONE WITH VOID .. .

Alone With Void .. . It was not that I began to hear voices which signalled my anxiety it was more tears that began to flow at really most anything the line of a song an irrational concern for someone … Continue reading

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THE LAUREL CRYPT

The Laurel Crypt revision: 9/11/21 .   .   . By the way of Dallinson’s dark alley I skipped the journey of the cold returning tortured souls I thought, their coats heavy with night, the burden of their daily wages … Continue reading

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