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Boy From Brazil


┬áRecently I have been working telling passing strangers stories from my life as part of a larger piece of art in London. Sometimes these stories spark conversations with these strangers. This is one such conversation. There are many like it. … Continue reading

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#poem: Cucumbered


I wish I could live without the burden of my fears. To talk unencumbered by facts that scare Just truths. To paint the story, To trust the course of colour As it journeys to its ending. This is a poem … Continue reading

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[poem] They Came On Bicycles


I thought I would start recording my poems in order that I would get better at reading them and delivering them. I must have written this about 2 years ago now, coming up to 3 years ago, about something my … Continue reading

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[poem] Refraction (After Tracey Rowledge’s “Surface”


Refraction (thank you Tracey Rowledge and Jerwood Space) Staring at the refraction of myself Deciphering its message, All the shimmering blackness Shines! Headfirst into its Murk, tumbling in space, Floating tarpits Surround. I search For clarity. I am Drowning in … Continue reading

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[poem] Mixed Media On Paper


A slow wash. Controlled, taking its time like a tide. Almost unseen but not unnoticed. The burgundy cloud creeps down the paper silently until dry ridges gather pools Swirling in witch’s brews. What spell cast made this painting? What line, … Continue reading

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[poem] Hatboxes On The Underground


Hatboxes On The Underground I’m carrying hatboxes on the underground Surrounded by women in summer frocks Wondering what’s in them: Floral delights or structured wonders? Who for and why two? Who are the lucky women going to don These hats … Continue reading

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