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