Search
  • Martin Wardley

Repeat

Consistent and tenacious

Failure and success

Persistent bloody-mindedness

Unhealthy and obsessed

Finish and complete

Repeat, improve, repeat

Constant and incessant

Spinning through the verse

Flat or effervescent

Distracted or immersed

Interrupting sleep

Repeat, improve, repeat

Deadline fast approaches

Frantic thumb through thoughts

Memories are trawled

Lines are hooked and caught

A critical critique

Repeat, improve, repeat



24th Feb 2021

2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Time

Time to stop time Time to take stock Time to celebrate Time to stop the clock Time to reflect Time to mull a while Time to cease all action Time and more besides Time to walk away Time to sit alone Ti

A wild night

Canvas straining at the demands of the battering gale Nerves taught, fraught and fighting the urge for flight The shocking wind, mocking inner anxieties And silently she screams through poles and pegs

Before

Before the recognition of pain Before the false perception of the teeming rain Before the keen pursuit of misuse Before the first and third-party abuse Before the physical dependence Before the need f