The Doorway Of The Baronetess

I have ‘Questions’… when haven’t I?
I really need to be writing them down.
I’m going ‘Level’ far quicker now,
floating just below the surface
… just how you taught, and ‘Shedding’.
Your recorded voice helps, but…
you’re too mischievous, playful, skilful.
I’m happily walking along
the ‘Blood-Memory Corridor’
… feeling the External and Internal
‘Pulse’ join and increase ‘Flow’
… when you throw a ‘Doorway’
at the Left Exit named The Baronetess.
Really? I’m just simmering for awhile
… and then your voice reappears with
“Yeah, don’t fuck with her, she’s angry”
… and then, to distract, as you do,
you explain how ‘Mildew’ tastes,
and I swear, I just can’t brush it away.
No-no, I want to continue, definitely,
just bear in mind, that not all of us
‘Glide’ without a safety net over There.

Paul Tristram is a widely published Welsh writer who deals in the Lowlife, Outsider, and Outlaw genres.  He wrote his first poem as a teenager following his release from the (Infamous) Borstal ‘HMP Portland’, and he has been creating Literary Terrorism ever since.  His novel ‘Crazy Like Emotion’ published by Close To The Bone Publishing is available to purchase right here Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul's website.