Tag Archives: Games

So Many

So many years since I thought of a man’s gaze as the gaze of a man So many games missed, not seeing that the maze was part of the plan How many glances now have I passed by which should … Continue reading

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Guilt

I am drawn out on this rack Spread like withered newspaper crackling and brown; I have hungered beyond earthly recognition for a moment of almost predatory peace Sweet skeleton irradiates unspoken crimes; days long ago during summer’s idyll, where we … Continue reading

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Childhood

Coloured blocks stacked On cream carpet Half past four It’s time for jam and toast Limericks and lessons Hopscotch on the lawn All these precious memories The ones you love the most As the sun is setting Playing cards Out … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

A game to play To while away the day I will not peek Or cheat at hide and seek Lost innocence Is far too great expense I only pray That you may yield some day And when we hide In … Continue reading

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End Game

Poised on the precipice The Fool dances Plans and strategies Are just words on paper Marks on maps The quantum of force Blisters through intellect Is brute force the answer Or another riddle to solve For end game? Flying above … Continue reading

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For You

These things I do I do for you We band of friends Until the end These battles won Have just begun Mere games we play Must pass away The stakes are high And yet I’ll try To soothe your mind … Continue reading

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A Problem To Be Solved

You always were A problem to be solved Riddle encased enigma Slippery to behold And who amongst us recognised The lies that you have told? You always were A mystery of art From depthless need A history apart But that’s … Continue reading

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Passing By

I was not what you expected Not what the wrapping would imply I was more unguarded moments Than a player ought to try To a lover, sweet perplexity Escaping on a sigh I was not what you expected I was … Continue reading

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I Am Done, I Am Spent

I am done I am spent I do not care about Your intent And like your actions I won’t relent All you say Don’t even try All explanations Are simply lies Even this Your dull surprise As you chose To … Continue reading

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Cat

Cat stretch Luxuriant Eyes the world With sly curiosity Waiting for a mouse To swat With lazy paw Or a human To entice Then torment With playful glee So wise he waits The perfect moment Purring softly A siren song … Continue reading

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