Ascending Denial

A whack candle holder in enamelled metal holding a white candle which is burning. Undisturbed I think I try to reflect on the stillness and to find the right words but instead of prose I get a big fat nothing and end up feeling empty. In the bed also made of enamelled metal a dyingContinue reading “Ascending Denial”

Death March

1234,1234,1234,1234 Trumpet blares bass drum kicks and the seats at the front allow no hiding. Polite treats combine with platitudes and sherry and middle England’s Barrow of Sorrow, brought up from the allotment where beer waters beetroot and wine shallots. I forget my plate is made of paper and it crumples in my hand showeringContinue reading “Death March”

It’s Death: The Waiting

It’s the waiting that’s worst for me anyway. Not for the poor sod in hospital dying on a cliff edge. And those with him knowing but hoping to tear up on the inside and peace. The great Picard In The Sky says ‘Make it so’ and the life support is turned off and the podContinue reading “It’s Death: The Waiting”

Nursery Rhymes and Poltergeists

Well with Krampus appearing on DVD and Blu-Ray, HD Download recently there has never been (this week) a better time to indulge in some Hans Christian Anderson, Grimms Fairy Tale and other folk tales of odd folk who come running out of the woods to chase you down the street on their¬†cloven hoof! Poltergeists alsoContinue reading “Nursery Rhymes and Poltergeists”

Staring Death In The Face (Adult.Death.Comics)

Do you believe in Comic Death? It’s something I think about whenever I think about comics from Japan or USA. Does the UK even do comics? Yes, they do. But show me Manga and Its bloodletting dog shooting hell dogs and victims losing arms everywhere. But I am a nice man. I don’t like thisContinue reading “Staring Death In The Face (Adult.Death.Comics)”