The wind blew the tree and the tree danced back Branches creaked Murderous crows swooped and squawked Laughing from above Black sillouettes on gray pallete Dappled leaves lazily float away to pile and decay Bark, withered like old skin It's roots twist and turn, burrow … Continue reading TREE.
Oh man..... technology wins yet again... Every Braincell has been used. Every dark recess of my mind has been searched and still it's a no no. Damn this modern , fast paced, super speedy world we live in. All I want to do is change … Continue reading Lost in space two…the revenge of the menu.
Pump the iron make the Hulk look puny, Jog till you drop like a demented loony, Flexing in red shorts looking mean and moody, Plenty of Punch with a touch of Judy, Up at six addicted to sweat, Kale smoothie at eight, I wouldn't touch … Continue reading Muscle.
A barking dog and a big white van, Early morning frost and a dustbin man, Kids go to School via the bakers shop, Four sausage rolls make your heart say stop, Smoking mother's chewing the fat, Pass a wrinkled man in an old woolly hat, … Continue reading THESE STREETS..
I don't know where you live but here in Britain the dialects, accents vary greatly from place to place. What somebody says in one part of the country might not make any sense in another part. Here in Hull we have quite a few different … Continue reading A DEAD BOD.
My wife walked slowly backward into the living room, her shaking hand pointing and said, " Massive rat in the garden......" A bit like Chief Brody in Jaws when he sees the Great White up close and personal. I jumped up, well slowly rose, knees … Continue reading Dancing with Rats.
" Ug ug?" the Caveman said kindly to his one and only, " Ug!Ug!" she snapped, sick to death of his baloney, "Ug....ug?" he said, his large forehead frowning, "UG!!UG!!uuggg!" she raged, her chest starts 'a'pounding, "....ug? " he says and glanced around the cave, … Continue reading The very first argument in the world..
I sail the boat, the good ship 'Me', Through gales, wind, and stormy sea, Crushed, smashed, a broken sail, Hold the wheel, I must prevail... The good ship 'Me' plows proudly on, Cut through the blue, the clouds are gone, The sun shines down, the … Continue reading The Good ship, Me.
We have so much cash Send a Rover to Mars Satellites and rockets All the way to the stars Spend millions on bombs Bullets and guns War is a profit Killing fathers and sons With billionaires bloated Greased political palms Then church on a sunday … Continue reading FAT CATS.
First "serious" poem. What the hell are dreams about? I woke up and wrote this. Let me know what you think! Where do we go when we sleep? To far away places? Who do we meet? In ever moving realms Strangers who we'll never see … Continue reading Where do we go….?
Meeting your maker... popping your clogs... bite the dust.... kicking the bucket..I've had more brushes with death than Evil Knievel and I don't ride a motorcycle or wear the cape. And I definitely haven't tried to jump the Grand Canyon. But I have had a … Continue reading THE END IS NIGH!
My wife said this morning how much I've mellowed and now I'm a pussycat....."My little pussycat..." I don't know if I should be happy or offended... I don't want to be a pussycat...I want to be a lion.... I DONT WANT TO BE A PUSSYCAT, … Continue reading PUSSYCAT OR LION?
It's time to tidy the garden, that's a very good idea, Or do a spot of D.I.Y, it is that time of year, I could cook up some tasty food or just make a cup of tea, But I really can't be arsed, and I … Continue reading PROCASTINATE
About a year before the pandemic a council estate next to where I live was being flattened to make way for 'Affordable Housing'. All those empty homes attracted vandals who decided they would help with the demolishing. Lighting fires, causing havoc and general mayhem.... Then … Continue reading PAINTING HOUSES.
I'm a hopeless romantic. And if you're lucky enough to have found a soulmate then you've got it made.... But.... Valentine's Day...Why does it cost three times as much to buy a bunch of flowers? Or double the price for a box of chocolates because … Continue reading VALENTINE’S PAY..
How were your school days? Good? Bad?....Well I don't know who said school days are the best days of your life but what an idiot! And they definitely didn't go to my school..... Nowadays teachers and pupils are almost friends the way they are with … Continue reading THE FASTEST NUN IN THE WEST….
Most people who have read my blogs will know I had coronavirus last year. A very rough time and for a while we all thought I was going to kick the bucket. But luckily for me that didn't happen so I fully expected to recover, … Continue reading Forever Covid.
My wife has cooked the food Now I'm washing the pots Every single piece of cutlery And I mean lots and lots! I wash, I dry And still no end in sight I'll be knee deep in suds Til the middle of the night So … Continue reading POTS & PANS
A couple of years ago I was strolling in the town centre in Hull. I turned and saw this huge bee coming at me. I was startled and to be honest I nearly hit her over the head with a rolled up newspaper but my … Continue reading Attack Of The Killer Bee Lady…..
The days are starting to lengthen slightly, the Sun setting later every day. It's still cold and frosty but Mother Nature reminds us that spring will soon be here...
The beautiful poinsettia.... Apparently it goes way back to the Aztec times. Now of course it's the plant associated with this time of year.... So Happy Christmas to one and all....
I've never wrote a poem in my life but here goes....a little Christmas ode.... Oh Christmas time..... Not enough money in our pockets, Too many plugs to fit in sockets, A good excuse to drink all day, A drunken Santa on his sleigh. Eat a … Continue reading Past Christmas.
Just found this photo hidden away on my phone. It's the old pier here in Hull. A ferry would cross the river Humber, several times a day to Lincolnshire. When the Humber Bridge came along in 1981 the old boat was no longer needed but … Continue reading Pier in Hull.
I was never a big fan of flowers if I'm honest. But the last few years I've begun to really appreciate how lovely they are. This rose has just started to wilt. It's on our table and I look at it everyday and just think … Continue reading Natural Beauty.
Long covid diary... Day two hundred and twenty eight.....and counting. I'm feeling a bit better than I did I'm happy to report. I've gone from death's door, then feeling absolutely shite to terrible. Now I'm currently fairly crap which is a positive. And I don't … Continue reading Covid Race 2…..
Me and technology have never really been the best of friends. In fact at times we've been the worst of enemies. The TV retuning is a nightmare. Ah bring back the old days when a telly warmed up and all you had was three channels. … Continue reading Lost in space.
It's cold and drab outside. A misty drizzle sticks to the windows. It's getting dark at four o'clock. Autumn is setting in and winter is on its way. Here are some photos I took in my garden in summer. Warm days and blue sunny skies. … Continue reading SUMMER…
First of May nineteen sixty five. An amazing event occurred. The angels sang, the heavens shook and flags were unfurled. I came into this world. I don't know exactly what time because I didn't have my watch on but one second it was dark the … Continue reading TODAY’S THE DAY.
It's incredible really, what coronavirus does to the body, but also the mind. Mental health is something I've never had to think about, let alone worry about but these last few months have been a kick for body and mind. I'm sure when the boffins … Continue reading Moon face, Alan Shearer and the corridors of doom…
Well here I am. It's the middle of September and I've just had my ninth time in an ambulance since just before Easter. Flashing lights,sirens screaming and me in the back wired up to the ECG and oxygen. My Google timeline since then has been … Continue reading The covid race…..