Monthly Archives: January 2018

the river that flows

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the river that flows the puddle on the floor is growing larger the dog moves uncomfortably away the ladies who dine still sip at their wine pretending they have something to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rabbie

Originally posted on Sound Bite Fiction :
Robert Burns by Phil Burns Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today I would like to pay tribute with some words…

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imagine

Click here to hear the poet read his words: imagine the view from the aeroplane window shows men naked and chained on the floor they are covered in grime as the plane banks and climbs we are not allowed to … Continue reading

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leaving Vancouver blues

I wrote this poem five years ago today, as I was leaving Vancouver BC after a very brief visit. It is still one of my favourite pieces of my own work. Click here to hear me read it. leaving Vancouver … Continue reading

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victims

Click here to hear the poet read his words: victims the boys circle the pretty girls it is always nature’s way I observe them preening awkwardly preparing what to say I see again my friend in bed I thought I’d … Continue reading

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