On love, loss, hope, and all that goes with it. Although often in a roundabout sort of way

Of mice and mirrors

In which I bring to mind an old Eurythmics song that goes ‘I could give you a mirror, to show you disappointment’, and leading me to review if I am being mouse or man.

Hey world! I'm here to stay

I have love and hope; the rest will follow, with work, luck, and given half a chance.

Single is Great Except Biology Hates Me

I’ve been single most of my life except for a brief disastrous marriage and am currently single and happy except that biology hates me.

About the Trash

A ‘heavy atmosphere’ poem about looking for love in a counter-culture bar.


Short poem about best friends who weren’t, written under the online nickname ‘Perran’


A melancholy poem based on late fall and depression.