Too Many Lonely Coffees

I’ve sat in many coffee shops nursing cups of coffee Watching people interacting in an ordinary way My loneliness is crippling but no one gives a toffee Somehow they know (how could they know?) That I was born this way Fate played an icy game when I came into this world Setting fingers of indifferenceContinue reading “Too Many Lonely Coffees”

Things I Thought I Needed

When I was young I felt like no one and nothing. I’d dreamed of going to university, flying the nest, travelling the world, and having a great career as an interpreter in foreign climes. Instead my parents took me out of school aged 16 because I had one bad year where school was boring andContinue reading “Things I Thought I Needed”

All the Love We Cannot Be

All the love I’ve ever had Has turned bad From the cradle until one single moment Until that moment Rather than a flame to attract I wasn’t even a spark of light Not even a candle extinguished by the wind Where was my right to love and be loved? I dreamed and I hoped IContinue reading “All the Love We Cannot Be”

Coronation Conniptions

So today’s the day. Love it or hate it, the UK and Commonwealth (those nations still monarchies) are getting an official King crowned in the eyes of God. Dedicating himself to a duty that only ends with the grave. That’s a BIG commitment. Division rules This blog isn’t about royal worship, royal loathing, or evenContinue reading “Coronation Conniptions”