I thought of you today, old friend

As they shouted out to eat the phone bookHieronymus-Bosch


Do you remember coming home and finding me

Beneath the bed

Staring at the springs

Claiming to be totally sober


Long time since sober

I tried to tell you on your last dot com

But lost five years in replying


rumiYou were no longer there

Recalling days of innocence

Halcyon days-

I laughed with Luke a I mispronounced it


Most nights

Returning from the pub

With Kith and Bodge and Coley

We watched some late night TV

Now it never shuts down

If still we were there we would sit up all night and bore ourselves to sleep


You alwaysFlying fish

(despite denials)

pulled down on your nose

before dropping your shreds

Quaint we said.

So now a lifetime later I click in the ether

Dr. John told us it wasn’t there

But we try to speak through that which does not exist

Except through a go between


Civil servant trained super efficient waiting to be of service, Sir.


The old home town looks the same but smaller


Tip of the iceberg

Double you double you double you Dot


Outside the Mexican beers line up

Playing for San Tiana

They’re killing your soldiers below

Is this my Alamo?


Published by Phoenix

I have been a teacher all my life. That doesn't just mean in School! I taught my brothers to ride bikes and go camping in the mountains. I taught Football, Cricket, Squash, Sailing, Climbing and Karate. In BNI I became the Education Coordinator. With my Property Business I laid on Investment Seminars. I taught my sons to Fish for Carp. And I still teach Maths and Physics to students who want to go to University to study Medicine or Engineering. Now I am teaching people the things I am learning online.

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