Monthly Archives: July 2011

Proposal

I was no sooner in than I saw John approach. I asked had he been hovering in wait. He asked who the red-haired guy was who’d popped out to give him dirty looks. That’d be Rodger who hates me but … Continue reading

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‘I feel a is it’ Questioned

Lining up with cds in HMV, I noticed a cheap Thom Gunn I’d recently read was a great poet. I picked him up like a bag of crisps at Tesco’s self-service. Poetry’s a quick read I don’t dwell on, while … Continue reading

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Belated Birthday

Because I hadn’t baked a cake for it, I surmised I wouldn’t be celebrating the birthday on the day with anybody and so it has turned out. Even Yvann downstairs, who intended to mark it with his presence and, as … Continue reading

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Another Kick in the Head from Facebook

When I was a child living ‘the book’, my man allegorised my future life to me. In it I had a male companion I then took would be Nick who I sent away to avoid his seeing me die. Much … Continue reading

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The Birthday

I hadn’t baked a gluten-free cake for it this year. Life is too short. I deduced the birthday would be non-celebratory therefore. Sainsbury’s only do their iced fruit for Xmas. Marks didn’t have an icing sugared sponge. John said, “Do … Continue reading

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Boyfriend Burned Boats

He asked his sister for money. She said to ask his boyfriend. That would be me. He said he already did. She refused. His mother was on the phone. Was it true he was in love with a man? Me … Continue reading

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Kick in the Head and the Sandie Bradshaw Meet

My great nephew said he was shit and when I went to reassure him he wasn’t he’d unfriended me on Facebook, unable to reconcile me with Warrington boys. Not being able to reach him did ny head in and the … Continue reading

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