Whistling another tired song

Whistling another tired song

{sung by Jamie Cullum & Clint Eastwood}

So tenderly your story is
nothing more than what you see
or what you've done or will become
standing ...

continue... 10 January 2011 // Music
Ioannides bookshop closes it’s doors…

Ioannides bookshop closes it’s doors…

This is not a tribute. This is not the version of a passage when something is forever lost it becomes sweeter in the memory of ...

continue... 08 December 2010 // Books
Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

The falling leaves drift by the window
The autumn leaves of red and gold
I see your lips, the summer kisses
The sun-burned hands I ...

continue... 18 November 2010 // Music, Nature



Poems fail
when loves fail
Don't listen to what they say:
a poem needs love's heat
to survive
cold time...

I’ve invented a place
to go when I am deeply sad,
sad to the unmelting ice inside me,
sad to the crystallized tears,
when the regrets start, small white panther cubs
that nip and their bites sting.
Lipiu is what I call the place I've invented
to go ...

continue... 11 October 2010 // Poetry

The Chalet Lines

He raped me in the chalet lines
The girl I shared with was away for the night
I couldn't get up for my shift today
I'll have to leave the camp now anyway
I'll go to London, there's a mate of mine I know
She'll give me a place
Full of woe and further to go

He raped me in the chalet lines
I had just said no for the ...

continue... 27 September 2010 // Music

Oh son!

"You are no good, inclined to drunkenness and routs and final disgraceful robbery of the fruits of my 'umble labors in the hashery. Oh son! did you not ever go on your knees and pray for deliverance for all your sins and scoundrel's acts? Lost boy! Depart! Do not haunt my soul; I have done well forgetting you. Reopen no old wounds, be as if you had never returned and ...

continue... 11 September 2010 // Literature