A town called Drab …then slowly, another giggle then another and another until the square was filled with the sound of laughter… Too much is never enough It strikes like a virus / No warning or cure / A life spent without it / Is no life at all Sticker There’s a sticker on the sole of my shoe / It’s been there since they were brand new Glimpses …for a moment you smell something that reminds you of your childhood but you’re not sure why. You hear a word carried by the wind in … 14 days (cert 15) “The end of what?” I shout as I pick up the paper for a closer look. / “The city, the whole god damn city, everyone!” Juan is the Loneliest Number I can’t tell you just how incredibly ethereal the desert smells in the Northern baja just after a rain in July. Thank you Bits & Pieces for featuring my work. Featured in Bits & Pieces: Cactus Flowers Unbearable Unbearable is / The silence of a winters day / A world sleeping / under a blanket of a noiseless white / weighed down by it’s own beauty 14 days (cert 15) part 2 … “Hey relax.” I try to comfort her. “You’re safe in here with me and besides, I know kung fu and I’ll karate chop any dudes that mes… Another day …My knees / tucked / to my chest / in a ball / I do my best / to disappear… The Cactus Tree Motel with its cool marble mosaic floors / and ever opening and closing doors / and voices echoing along the halls beyond Those daring few / they never knew / if feet would ’ere touch sand 14 days (cert 15) part 4 her head struck the door frame. Stars exploded behind her eyes and as she faded from consciousness her last thought was please god don’t le… 14 days (cert 15) part 3 I can see her hammering blows onto his billboard of a back and hear here screaming like a banshee as they disappear round a corner. I Will Never Be A Master Gardener What could go wrong with a cactus? Cactus There’s a warm wind blowing / on a shack in a desert town / three obese women / are making an adult movie / their immense flesh rippling / … The circle …Each line brings her closer to closing another circle of her life. / She is happy now… 14 days (cert 15) part 5 Mr Dreg had given away quite a bit of his hand, maybe a good bluff from her could win the game Cactus You are a cow skull Messiah / Spirit of the Cactus, / Of the dry land, / Of the Clay Man.