The Self-Sufficient Nightmare [Psycho Crème De La Crème]

… Intricate, Complicated
[Filthy] ‘Vocabulary’…
running Circles
… around the ‘Squares’.
The Liberty Cap… and,
non-representational Art
… apparently,
I ‘Ghosted’ another
Sapiophile… whilst,
becoming Distracted
by the Ombromanie of a
Pickpocketing Prostitute.
It was your [Perpetual]
that put me off
… if I’m honest, yawwn.
The word ‘Excitement’
tastes like Bonfire Night
‘Sparklers’… see what
I just did there?
… that’s called ‘Imagery
-Alchemy’, Muthafucker!

* this Piece is a Part-Shadow from the previously published poem ‘Self-Destructing’s A Lonely Business’… now, finally released from Solitary Confinement to stand up in its own right.

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.