Profit Clamping

  ‘Empty Car Park’ image from Wikimedia.commons Ex policeman’s on his rounds, prowling Aberystwyth’s grounds. He’s sniffing through the inner zone; he wants to catch you all alone. Dare you break the madman’s rules? Don’t you go and break his tools. Better get your permit out – save yourself without a shout! If you want…

Plucked

Flat roofed garages, expanding up, over and beyond; consuming abandoned cars and tarmacked roads; foundations dug deep, where roots should burrow. Vast seas of greyness, housing nothing of use; no householder steps over concrete slabs of pavements; rivers dividing breath from the abandoned depths of simple storage solutions. Godly hand reaches down from blue sky…

Purple Berry

‘Purple Berry’ photograph by Jay Cool Purple berry’s twisted fate. Dried, dying, dangling, midst cherry pinks. Thirsty channel’s wearied weight Stretched, straining, slipping, t’wards motley greens. Salmon ball-gown’s awkward gait, Flustered, flipping, falling ‘mongst tawny golds. Middling ladies’ tired fate. Dried, dying, dangling midst hoary whites of ageing, ancient, trite old men – the last-chance…