Addevlin

Addevlin

Brunswick East, Australia

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As Silence Subsides

As my silence subsides / And I start to speak of self / Don’t be surprised by my prudence / As it builds me a safe house in which for us to…

The Greatest Love of All Time

When we first met we were inseparable / We just couldn’t get enough of each other / And I knew from the get-go / That you were more than ju…

My Little Judas-Friend

And you my little Judas-friend / You will not be here to the end / For whilst I’m mostly sad / Sometimes I am a little bit bad / And it won…

Hand-In-Hand

Do not walk behind / To follow me / Do not walk ahead / To lead me / We are partners / We are equal / So just take your place / Beside …

7 Years

You just turn up at my door / All smiles and apologies / You say you’ve learnt a lesson / And that you’re sick of the deep freeze / Well…

Souvenir

I need you to stop being here / I don’t love you now / And I never said I ever did / It was just right for the time / And that time has com…
The Wedding by Addevlin The Bride by Addevlin Love On The Rocks by Addevlin

I read my obituary today

I read my obituary today / It was written all over your face / I told you that I loved you / And you just stared into empty space / It said…

Artists Licence.

I am one, / Nothing but one / And I have no chance – / No chance at all / At changing things. / But that’s OK / I house no gestures of gran…

I Am Moved.

I am moved to a quiet ecstasy / By the smell of a camp fire / By the sight of a summer sunset / And by the touch of your hand / I am moved …

The Maddened Matador

As I stumble forth and back 
 / Between the now of sanity 
 / And the ‘morrow of mire and mirth 
 / I am torn ‘tween the pleasure seeked / …

Love in Hate

It’s funny how the communication changes over time – / You say now that you hate me / That you never want to see me again / And that…

I Am Only This Tree

If I were a tree / You would be a woodpecker / Chewing away on my trunk / But that would be okay / For I have been falling for you / For a …

I Just Don’t Get It

You say you want it all / That we are the real thing / And then you’re not there / When I need you / You say I am too needy / And that you …

As I take another drink

As I take another drink / I realise my friends and my enemies / Start to blend into the same entity / And I am left looking into empty skie…

Prelude to Prologue

If time temps me twice / To turn toward you – / Maybe I’ll see you / And smile. / And maybe I wont. / It’s all down to fate / Not you or I…

Quizmaster

Dilettantism disguised as distaste / ‘Tis what we’ve ourselves surrounded / Hours go into minutes; laugh to be dismissed with haste / All f…

I am not some sycophantic lover

I just don’t understand how you can be so cold / To someone that you say you love and respect and admire / For their strength, decisivenes…

Proof.

You want to stay / At what it is we are / But I don’t know the tenacity / To look ahead that far. / I’ve rented you some leisure / At the e…

At Times

At time I look at you / And I see my future / All bright and shiny / Happy and true / Then at other times / I look at you / And I have no i…

Utopia

I was born a fatherless bastard / In an abandoned cultural back-lot / I was a happy son-of-a-bitch / Contended with my lot / I had a happy …
The Rape of Diana by Addevlin

Tomorrow’s Temptation

Tempt me not into tomorrow / Today / For torture is a trust worthy trick / That twists what’s said / Into something not meant / And I am mo…

Supastar.

Am I always in your head / Can you not get enough of me / Am I everything you want / Are you happy with what you see? / I play up to the pa…

God Save the Queen

Melancholy moves in on me / And I’m then more the me you know / More the one you’ve grown into / Since the days of red wine on balconies / …

Do You Remember…

Do you remember when we first met I would only wear black / And I declared smiling illegal / And when you made me laugh I called you a crim…

Of Our Relationship

I just wish / I would drown / Or be rescued / For I’m sick / Of being tossed / In the torrid seas / Of our relationship / I am tired / Of t…

The 14 Point plan to you and me and us and the &#…

1. You come / 2. You speak / 3. You annoy / 4. You return / 5. You anger / 6. You detest / 7. You shout / 8. You ignore / 9. You seethe / 1…

Que Sera, Sera

If I tempt fate and say yes / To myself on you / Will I die? / And will my Subsequent death / Give birth to a being / Of both? / Of course…

Process Of Me

Feathers float on air / Like smoke from a spent candle / Except they fall / Instead of rise. / They waft at winds pleasure / Landing when b…

Murder

Surely murder is murder / Whether or not intent is there – / Or motive. / It’s still murder. / The lose of life is death – / To take anothe…

FROM THE ASHES OF LUST LOVE COMES. (part 2)

As conscience un-numbs who it was that I was / The night before / I grope around and onto you / And sigh. / I had done it again / And not p…

FROM THE ASHES OF LUST LOVE COMES (part 1)

As alcohol numbed who it is that I was / Without the past / I stumbled onto you / And glared. / My eyes of flame / Burned into your being /…

A BILL TO PAY

I love you more than anything, Mama / And what you are doing is hurting / But how are you to know / When I don’t know how to tell of such a…

BATHE IN THE MOON

I left my home / Some years ago / In search of something / But of what I don’t know. / I’ve travelled the country / From town to city / And…

EROTICA

Finger tips roam / Skin tightens / Senses awaken / And the moods lightens / Music is soft / So is the touch / The feeling is good / And we’…

I AM ONE OF THOSE

Did you see / The people on television / That were as angry as can be / Chanting the logic of their mission / And did you witness / The bur…

VIRTUES VERACITY

I take it as token / that I am alone / Because I am alone / Is a taken. / The totemic existence that I call a life / Stretches out and beyo…

MICHAEL’S MUG

I went for a walk in the park / Last night / And a leaf fell on my head – / I realised it was approaching autumn. / As a child I alw…

MORNING MIST

The magic of morning / Reminds me of romance. / So crisp / And fresh - / New and / Comfortable. / That’s why I wake / Early / And walk the …

PASIPHAE

The soul of a man / Cannot incur incarceration / Indefinitely / It needs a passage of indifference. / I think of my soul as ice / And life …

PLEASE

You wonder in with a purpose / And steal my heart / And I am left with nothing - / That’s hardly fair. / You wonder out again / With my sec…

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND

Here we are / Twelve young men / All strong and proud / And better for the knowing. / All gathered to farewell a friend / To say goodbye to…

CRY WOLF

I have had enough / This time. / This time / Was your last chance. / You built yourself dreams / And call them reality / Whilst ignoring th…

THE DUALITY OF DWELLING

I hate the walls / Closing in on me / Like this - / Pushing me down: making me smaller / Or at least trying to. / Are these days of claustr…

THE ADDICTION OF MY FAMILY AND SOUL

Caress me, / Take me in your arms / And hold me to your bosom / Hold me tight / As to hear the heartbeat / That is my life source. / My nee…

Because Of You…

There are times / When I lose myself / In me / And I’m just / Happy, / Happy because of / you. / Thank you. /  Adam Devlin

The Spinning Wheel

Don’t come over for a while / Give me some space / My life is upside down / And I think I’ve lost my space / I’m spinning in endless circle…

Yellow Roses

Look to the stars / My friend / You may as well try for reality / There. / Because you wont find it / Where you’re looking today / You can’…

Sometimes

Sometimes people don’t say what they mean / They don’t feel what they should / They just tell themselves they’re liars / What do you tell y…

GREENS AND YELLOWS

Green sparks fill the sky / As the hands clasp on twelve / And I turn outside in / I now realize / Yesterdays tomorrow / Is today / And it…

Outside the Sarah Cottier Gallery

It is Sunday afternoon / And I’m sitting in a park / In Newtown / As I sit amongst / The mating pigeons / I stumble into a reflective mood …

The Sea of Unspoken Words

We’re drowning in a sea of unspoken words / That rise faster and flow stronger / With every new word unsaid / Leaving me only just able to …

It’s Not Easy (Being Gay)

I’ve never been loved by someone that loves me / It’s always just been people / And the occasional promise to set me free / That’s never de…

Stop Obsessing

As I sit here obsessing it appears I’ve not learned even one lesson / From the past pointless Obsessions of my youth / So I sit here an old…

Stanley Bruce’s Widow.

As the coffin was lowered into its earthly tomb, she let a solitary tear fall onto her cheek. She wiped it away with a lace handkerchief an…

You Don’t Even Try

I’ll take my ego / And tie it to a post / To stop it roaming freely / From it’s lonely host / For it tends to roam on it own / And gets vis…

New Morn

I wake to the chilled palms / As they tighten over my sleep warn face / My feet quiver on the iced cement / As I stand to welcome the new d…

(My Life) In Boxes

You like boundaries / I’ve never liked walls / You seek structure and foundations / I occasionally like to fall / I’m good with the spur of…

A Different Moon

I was sitting on my own / When my thoughts wondered onto you / At the other end of the city / Sitting on your own / So I jumped the train a…

Solace To The Sane

You’re a severe Balladeer / And I love to watch / You move your words / To please the ear / The words you sing / Are hollow though / And we…

Neptune’s Whisper

I don’t live here anymore / I’m just a ghost / In that big old house / Over there / And I walk / On the beach / At night / Alone / Neptune’…

An Examination of Sorts.

The last time we made love / Was the first time I made love / Before then, / It was just sex / Thank you! / You wont be seeing me again. / …

A Junkies Lament

I just want to smash something – / To just unleash fury / For a split moment. / But the reality scares me – / I’m not sure / I’d know what …

A Conference There Will Never Be

Is you wanting me / Just one of my dreams / Or do your eyes / Speak louder than your words / Are my plans for us / Nothing more than malici…

My Mother’s From An Evelyn Waugh Novel

Well I might seem like a lovely guy / For what seems like most of the time / And I am or pretend to be / And mostly that is just fine / But…

I Wish I Were A Better Lover

I wish I were a better lover / And that I had a better body / I feel like I’m a thief at times / With stealing souls as my tragic hob…

A Million Reasons

I wish I had a million reasons / To take you in my arms / But I’ve only the one / And my devilish charms / To win you over / And envelope y…