Come close if you must,
to my heart of rust.
Taste my sorrows
of ash and honey,
beneath the illusion
of love and money.
After the show,
your life’s a mess,
you’ll fall in line
with the rest.
. . .
It’s not too late,
to change your fate.
Turn away from a life
What you seek
is found within,...
Tuesday 5th January 2021 5:04 am
Sometimes when musicians finish
A piece that has gone well, they let out a
Combination sigh and laugh that
Expresses relief and pure joy.
It’s the same laugh you hear from
Women who have had a satisfying
Orgasm, enhanced by a slight tinge
Of guilt for being unduly blessed.
Of course, these laughs are never
Unwarranted. In both cases,
Substantial effort is required
To produce an even...
Friday 25th October 2019 12:44 pm
Preamble: see below for explanation that is too long to preamble here.
I didn’t know I was still angry till the day I heard you’d died.
Suddenly the old bitterness is welling up inside
I haven’t given you a thought for literally years
But now I find my eyes are filling up with tears
Not of grief, but of re-awakened pain
Reliving the sting of your words all over again
I’m not ...
Wednesday 10th October 2018 1:04 pm
Take me back to Vienna
Where the great musicians played
- Wolfgang Amadeus
And the members of a band called Slade.
Monday 21st March 2016 2:13 pm
In red jackets they had assembled
instruments to hand, smiling.
My eye took them in
close enough to touch,
and some I knew had passed over
Long hours we had spent together
glued into years
in pursuit of music,
I made them what I remembered,
reached round the back of memory
propped them up again smiling
and the dream was good.
Sunday 29th November 2015 10:06 pm
Team GUM are taking on the Riff Awards.
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Put forward Kris Fogg for BEST NEWCOMER.
Put forward Ushiku Crisafulli for BEST NON MUSICAL ENTERTAINER.
You'll see us both repping Riff at RIFF SURVIVAL SUNDAY - MARCH 31st
Sunday 17th February 2013 5:24 pm