The Now S.A.

in the now
tomorrow’s a fantasy
yesterday, a dream
life’s a jol.
eat, drink
and be merry

in the now
deeds in motion,
motion in space,
space in air,
do as you please.

in the now
promises in words
words in sounds,
sounds in air,
you are free.

so live it up
be on the take
be on the make
eat, drink
be merry.
in the now s a
tomorrow is not.

In Ashes

here I lie
in my ashes
a phoenix unrisen
I cannot find
this time
the spark to lift me up
the stench
of corruption
holds me down
now I see only
‘the horror, the horror’
and my wings are leaden