Playing with matches
is fine
until you realise
everyone is doing it now
everyone has matches
everything is on fire
you’re on fire
and the matches
are still clutched
in your hand


Grey Into Purple

Grey into purple
turns yellow in the sunset
grey into purple
is shadowy and mysterious
grey into purple
is the cat that walks by itself
grey into purple
once saved the world with a rubber band
grey into purple
doesn’t know what it’s doing
but don’t tell anyone