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24 December 2009

Poems in 140 characters #4

This is called “I remember“:

A cold, wet night, by candlelight—
Our love as strong as death—
Your soft, warm thighs and soul-dark eyes
Sweet wine upon your breath.

Filed under: Poems — rpg @ 4:58

17 December 2009

Poems in 140 characters #3

‘This train is destined for Wembley Park’
No more illusion of free will
But destiny’s arrow missed its mark:
We jumped ship at Dollis Hill

The first line is an exact quote from a platform announcer on the Jubilee Line. We were held at Southwark and he wibbled on in a very plummy voice for about five minutes. But that line stuck in my memory. See my twitter feed.

Filed under: Poems — rpg @ 20:35

16 December 2009

Singing the blues

One of the nice things about commuting (apart from, say, the gorgeous scenery) is that I often get blog ideas on the train. I can develop these while I walk to the office.

But the trick is remembering those perfectly-crafted phrases, while waiting for Windows to log me in. I had time this morning, after entering my password, to go and make coffee, flirt with the MD, walk all the way back to my desk and ask loudly for a new hamster, mine is buggered, before I could start typing.

Thank God for iPhones.

Filed under: work — Tags: — rpg @ 8:00


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