Haiku: Worlds

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com A world in tattersWe are beginning right hereRemember this day Copyright Francis Barker 2022

Desperado — Uncontrolled Historian (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/onwrf_RLieI?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent I’ve been hearing this song in my head for days. The F1RST man I truly fell for was an Eagles fanatic. He was also a liar, a thief, a chancer and an unfaithful soon to be married bastard. A fact that I found out when his bride to be turned up and announced herself … Continue reading Desperado — Uncontrolled Historian (Reblog)

Poem ‘Meditation’

Sometimes I hate you, I must avert my eyes. Other times I love you and I'm crazy, I can't leave you alone. Mostly though I'm indifferent, you're something there out of my window on any random day, like the sparrows who chat huddled side by side on their privet hedge. But whether you're friend, enemy … Continue reading Poem ‘Meditation’

Poem ‘A Tale of Love’

I first fell in love with you in a map, a sort of pentagon, sacré, teased out a touch like a stretched piece of dough. Then it was the names, the easy non-phonetics conjuring visions and colour through Fontainebleau and Versailles. But then, of course, it's the history that defines me and you, those first … Continue reading Poem ‘A Tale of Love’