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.  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.