I Have A “Say” In This

~ Pre-First Date/Vague Explanation/Aftermath ~

“… Hahaha, that was Fantastic.
You spat ‘In my Mind
a Clerk stamped the word
ABROGATION right across
your manipulating forehead
in big [Fuck Off] Red Letters
as you were busy slithering
your preposterous way over’
… and she looked like she’d
been Panned with a Shovel…
turned around and Retreated!”
I form no Dynasties…
I Pioneer [Create & Destroy]
… ‘Dextrous’ doesn’t just
roll off the tongue… it flows
[Mentally] lush as a stream,
becoming an Energy Channel
to skate your ‘Balance’ along.
You, laying half-naked…
in my old U.K. Subs ‘Warhead’
t-shirt… as I pull [Random]
Sentences out of the night sky
… is all the Recognition,
and Reward I shall be Needing.

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.