Non-Emotional Assembly Points

“… Tenderness?
I just don’t understand
… isn’t that like,
you know when you…
hurt yourself, right
… yeah, and it’s sore?
Who the hell
wants to feel like that
when they’re Fucking?
Stupid people…
I’m far too busy
‘Doing The Dirty’
… and notching
my [butchered] Rifle…
for all that ‘Sensitive’
bollocks and nonsense!”

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. Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul's website.