Standing Still

Is motion something overrated? The watcher sees all but does not move,  home skies caress the tramp, content in the hayloft, warmed by newspaper clothes and the dirt of roads. He has learned to ignore the paths ahead that call him to wander to the lines beyond vision, where unknown valleys and county boundaries meet …

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Damnations seed

I, I, I, loving self-illusions, confusions, introduced to myself reunions. The one thing that I hate above all, is ‘Self Knowledge.’ The ‘I in Me’ and my helplessness to control this supercharged ego, going Ninety miles an hour down a dead end street. This ocean of complexity called man has all the ability programmed within …

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Gunner Heath

Many years ago I worked in a large psychiatric hospital. On one of the wards I encountered a man nicknamed, ‘Gunner Heath’. Gunner was a casualty of the 2nd world war, he had dreadful shell shock, back then it was called, ‘Going bomb happy’. Apparently, (According to his hospital notes) he lost all self-­‐control when …

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