Old Love

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Is it so wrong to question the reason
Why little old ladies
Push in line, any season
Is it just disregard for their fellow man
Or the rules we live by
They push where they can

Perhaps I’m being silly
Perhaps I’m at fault,
Is it my aura
My attempt at gestalt

OR maybe, just maybe
The little old lady
Hunched and shrivelled and pale
Has come to realise that which we all fail

The line is a myth
Enforced by perception
You can see the flaws inherent
With little dissection

Because we are all animals
Beasts, even vermin perhaps
The little old lady just knows that’s the acts

So push in my friends,
Go on I dare you
What’s the worst that could happen
What will they do if you fail to

Push in, push in
The old love knows this
Or enjoy polite society
Quietly taking the piss

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Wonder Filled Wandering

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Solipsistic sondering
Wonder filled wandering
It’s a great time to be alive
And filled to the brim with life

And yet love eludes
And confuses
Tears down hope
And simultaneously
Builds it up
And up

Until the hope is just as powerful
As the love that might be
And yet, she doesn’t love you
At least not yet

A woman like that needs to be won
Not wined and dined
But no battles are being fought
Not any more

So how to convince without conniving
How to cajole without convening
A circus of idiots and fools
Perhaps that would help
In the end
Perhaps that would be the final straw

Because she is worth it
Every single flaw
Is a masterpiece upon her visage
She is perfect, as no one can be
Distance adds and increases
Lust as much as love

Or even more
Lust a powerful objective
Love is the reflective
A view into one’s own soul

COMING SOON – Plan 559 from Outer Space mkII, available 15/4/16 via Amazon and Five59 Publishing.

Coming Soon – Plan 559 from Outer Space mkII

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Coming soon from Five59 Publishing, Plan 559 from Outer Space mkII is a new Science Fiction short story anthology including short stories from Adam Bennett and A.Alexander.

Goah’s Ark, by Adam Bennett, tells the tale of Fal, Dareon, Lack and Atien, and the last skyscraper on earth, which holds the final vestiges of humanity safe from the ravages of the nuclear winter raging outside.

Andromeda, by A.Alexander, is a flash fiction about the last sentient being from earth, a small space probe rocketing between galaxies for a million years after the last humans are long dead.

Available on Amazon from the 15th of April.

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Winter’s Malcontent

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The winter sat heavy upon those people although they never knew
The sunshine and warmth obscured the truth as they downed another brew
Their lots decided years before, their actions all in check
Society the death of innovation, and the curse of the young
And the reckless
And the pained
And somewhere inside, he knew that the words were not enough
So he took up that deadly staff
Fire spinning from his hands in deadly retribution
Syncopated
And disjointed
Near indecipherable, and yet within it all the truth dawned
It became suddenly clear,
There were others to hold the burden, others to lighten the load
But only if he could lighten theirs…

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My Landlord Wrote A Poem

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My landlord wrote a poem,
About how I’m the worst,
I’ve managed to hold my tongue,
My swear vault filled to burst.

I don’t care what religion,
You’ve failed to understand,
Thoughts don’t make you Christian,
Only actions can.

Comments on my life,
Comments of derision,
How can you torment me,
With your indecision?

So, no, I didn’t read it,
I didn’t have the time,
I doubt I really missed much,
Shit probably didn’t rhyme…

 

Internet Intercourse

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Time for a discordant discourse
About internet intercourse
A fine way to waste a week
Or a year of your life
But for most it proves
Inadequate to find a wife
Strife and pain; and happiness
Sometimes but not usually
These poems are getting
To be fitful and frugally
Telling the truth from
Within my soul
A dab and a smear
And a burning red coal
Searing and scorching
A hole in my heart
Western medicine cannot find
Or begin to heal
The chakras are twisted
Like the knots in my stomach
The illusion of privacy
Less than in public
Pervasive and petty
Knowledge in all things
If I knew where to start
My healing could grow wings