Blog News

1. Comments are still disabled though I am thinking of enabling them again.

2. There are now several extra pages - Poetry Index, Travel, Education, Childish Things - accessible at the top of the page. They index entires before October 2013.

3. I will, in the next few weeks, be adding new pages with other indexes.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

A River Of Stones:You Can Choose Your Friends, But...

I can post this safe in the knowledge that the relative it is about will never, ever find his way to my blogs...


You Can Choose Your Friends, But...

he spreads across the armchair
like a water-filled balloon

his vest torn and stained with food

marks that look weeks or months old

the ragged growth of beard makes
maps upon his red raw face

and he tells me why the world
nowadays has gone to hell

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