2019

HEAVY GHOSTS

Dear Reader - LINK

First Line: At this poetry weekend...

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INSPIRATION

Poiesis Review/Issue Seven - LINK

First Line: I put it on the big speakers...

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LOVE LIKE

post ghost press/microchap - LINK

First Line: I love you like holding hands...

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OCTOBER

Poiesis Review/Issue Seven - LINK

First Line: And in comes October...

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REIGN

Alternating Current/The Sky Is A Free Country– LINK

First Line: I picked up a stick...

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TRICKS OF THE TRADE

Razur Cuts/Issue Six

First Line: At this poetry weekend...

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YOURS

Poiesis Review/Issue Seven - LINK

First Line: Are you writing?...

2018

EVENINGS

Holy&Intoxicated

First Line: Walking alone...

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HIGH HORSE

Dodging The Rain– LINK

First Line: His eyes are bloodshot...

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MEMORY

Burning House Press– LINK

First Line: The offices merge, and the...

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NAMES

Dodging The Rain– LINK

First Line: It's April 19th...

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NOT BIN NIGHT

Glove/Issue Five– LINK

First Line: the rum sky on a february tuesday night...

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REINCARNATION

Dodging The Rain– LINK

First Line: Sometimes it's a cat...

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TRUE

Dodging The Rain– LINK

First Line: The truth is restless...

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TUCK

Burning House Press– LINK

First Line: I want to be small...

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VISIONS

Holy&Intoxicated

First Line: each night...

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WINDOW

Burning House Press– LINK

First Line: Is he waiting for someone?

2017

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AGAIN

all that's ever happened– LINK

First Line: Not knowing what else to do...

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FITTING IN

Razur Cuts/ISSUE TWO– LINK

First Line: I don't know what...

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FRIDAY

all that's ever happened– LINK

First Line: The hour of willpower...

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GEOGRAPHY

Glove/ISSUE ONE – LINK

First Line: If you stare...

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LANGUAGE

Empty Mirror/Dreams – LINK

First Line: Look...

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LAST

all that's ever happened – LINK

First Line: I want last night slapped on the desktop...

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NEW THINGS IN THE HOUSE

Glove 2– LINK

First Line: Kitchen perching stool...

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REIGN

all that's ever happened– LINK

First Line: I picked up a stick...

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SELECTION

all that's ever happened– LINK

First Line: I was next to the guy...

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THE TRUTH

Sunny Side Down - LINK

First Line: I'd like to blame my drinking on Bukowski...

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2016

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Between Here and Bed

Paper and Ink Zine/Issue Seven – Link

First Line: A kind of England...

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Burner

Paper and Ink Zine/Issue Nine– Link

First Line: When the police took...

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Child

East Jasmine Review/Vol.4 Issue 1 – Link

First Line: I drink your whiskey...

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Last

Cadaverine Magazine – Link

First Line: I want last night slapped on the desktop...

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Majesty of Life

Poems-For-All – Link

First Line: Rimbaud tying his laces...

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Memorial

The Literary Commune/Issue Nine – Link

First Line: There's a few girls...

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Offside

Burning House Press – Link

First Line: There's an empty car...

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Returning To Bed

Honest Ulsterman/October 2016 – Link

First Line: I'm returning from the bathroom...

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Seek

Burning House Press – Link

First Line: Sometimes we feel joy...

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Sense

The Literary Commune/Issue Nine – Link

First Line: Sometimes nothing makes sense...

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The Wills and The Ways

Burning House Press – Link

First Line: You will walk across...

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2015

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Ask The Rust

Poems For All/Number 1188 – Link

First Line: England...

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Consequence

East Jasmine Review/Volume Two Issue Four – Link

First Line: Give me giant bones...

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Eyes

Hand Job Zine/Issue Eight – Link

First Line: I remember when we were eleven...

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HTTRIP

East Jasmine Review/Volume Two Issue Four – Link

First Line: Death and the internet...

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Jared A. Carnie

Paper and Ink/Issue Four – Link

First Line: I've got pencils...

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Lamp

The Literary Commune/Issue Eight – Link

First Line: When cancer grinds away...

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Lid

East Jasmine Review/Volume Three Issue Two – Link

First Line: You sit at the piano...

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Mornings

Origins Journal/Summer 2015 – Link

First Line: I know I'm lucky...

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Reign

Alternating Current/Luminaire Award Second Place – Link

First Line: I picked up a stick...

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Street Eyes

Stepaway Magazine/Issue Eighteen – Link

First Line: Street eyes...

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Takeaway

PUSH/Anthology 2 (Originally in Issue Eleven) – Link

First Line: He's drunk in the Indian

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The Jump (Short Story)

The Literary Commune/Issue Eight – Link

First Line: The hospital felt different now...

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The Simple Process Of Getting A Blue Badge For My Girlfriend So We Can Use Wheelchair Spots At The Shops

Hand Job Zine – Link

First Line: We finally conceded...

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Three Goals Last Season

PUSH/Anthology 2 (Originally in Issue Eleven) – Link

First Line: One time he saw his dad kick the dog in the stomach...

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Tuesday, Evening

Peeking Cat Poetry/Issue Six – Link

First Line: There's three ducks...

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Understanding

Paper and Ink Zine/Issue Six – Link

First Line: It was only temp work...

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2014

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Angel Lust

Butcher's Dog/Issue Three – Link

First Line: I was standing...

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Close Door

East Jasmine Review/Volume One Issue Four – Link

First Line: It's my winter too...

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Done Up

Highland Literary Salon - Adult Poetry Award Runners Up/Northwords Now/Spring 2014 – Link

First Line: She'd been meaning to have it done for years...

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Faith

East Jasmine Review/Volume One Issue Four – Link

First Line: The children got shot...

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Finding Mozart

Open Mouse – Link

First Line: Wherever I go...

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Friday

PUSH/Issue Thirteen – Link

First Line: The hour of willpower...

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Looping

HARK/Issue Two – Link

First Line: Today my brain is a year 6 disco...

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Luckiest Man In The World

Northwords Now/Issue Twenty Seven – Link

First Line: Rain on the window...

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Oscar Buzz

Northwords Now/Issue Twenty Seven – Link

First Line: Walking with you...

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Something Like Guilt

Walking Is Still Honest – Link

First Line: I had to break...

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Sparks

Walking Is Still Honest – Link

First Line: when you see photos of yourself...

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Stain

Federation of Writers (Scotland)/Making Waves – Link

First Line: You left...

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2013

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Aysa

litbomb – Link

First Line: My fingertips are numb...

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Capital

WriteMag/July 2013 – Link

First Line: I come up the stairs...

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Chill

East Jasmine Review/Volume One Issue Three – Link

First Line: Do you remember...

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Face

Concrete Meat Press/Issue Fourteen – Link

First Line: It's hard to comprehend...

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Flash

East Jasmine Review/Volume One – Link

First Line: Life can be terrifying...

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Johnson

Poetry Potion/On Being Human – Link

First Line: The city swallowed him years ago...

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Light

Shot Glass Journal/Issue Ten – Link

First Line: Sometimes...

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Loyalty

WriteMag/July 2013 – Link

First Line: Oh people...

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Morning Of A Young Man

Coffeeshop Poems – Link

First Line: The alarm goes...

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Not Called Hank

Silver Birch Press -Bukowski Anthology - Link

First Line: Hank...

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October

The Puffin Review/Issue One – Link

First Line: And in comes October...

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Out

Beatdom/Issue Thirteen – Link

First Line: Soon you'll be gone and there'll be no time for this...

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Redemption

The Puffin Review/Issue One – Link

First Line: You take her supermarket flowers...

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Sunday Afternoon

Northwords Now/Summer 2013 – Link

First Line: She was trying a roast...

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Symphony

East Jasmine Review/Volume One Issue Three – Link

First Line: There are some evenings...

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Tate

WriteMag/July 2013 – Link

First Line: We still flock to galleries...

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Wound

East Jasmine Review/Volume One Issue Three – Link

When I was seven or eight...

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