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Strange Humiliation

It was around 11.00 on a Sunday morning. Sixteen year old Greg was walking up the Main Street, as he always did on a Sunday, to buy the new…

ROCK STAR WITH AIR GUITAR – Chapter 2

It was yesterday. / October 30, 1993. / That was the day that will forever change the way we view music. that was the day we formed Greg, …

Online dating disaster 4

About a week or two before I decided to end all ties with Fiona, I had another girl, Susie, contact me. She was actually the first girl I e…

Someone stole my sweet roll

Sweet roll, Skyrim

Some New Thing

Coffee stains on my clothes / And a one word note / That’s all she left me / And she left me / I sit in wonder / I sit and ponder / W…

Some New Untitled Thing

We have so much potential / As friends / She says / With a different face / And a different name / It’s a different place / But it…

Untitled, but don’t let that put you off

Let me look at you / Just this once / Just for this moment / Let this moment never end / As the rain hits me hard / I will not flinch / Don…
Bah! by brendan harkom Dinner Time by brendan harkom Hoola Hoop Man by brendan harkom No Humans Allowed by brendan harkom

Lacking A Title (Not The Title)

Seriously / This must be a joke / It’s happened too many times / To the same poor guy / Where are the hidden cameras / I’m not …

Bitter End

The blood that we shed / Is the blood that we shared / You pretend you never cared / Stand before me / Just like before / We don’t ha…

Untitled

Shh / Tell me later / Don’t spoil this time / This time / Call me tomorrow / But don’t call me anything today / May not be with…

One Hit Wonder

Life goes on / No one seems to know / No one seems to care / Spare a thought today / It could be you tomorrow / Clear blue skies to you / C…

The Search

She doesn’t know what she wants / But knows that she needs it / She searches for it / But waits for it to come to her / It’s th…

Troubled Times

You come to me / With that same sad face / The same sad face / You know I could never resist / You ask me for money / You ask for my blood …
The Helpless Search For Miranda by brendan harkom Eggs 5 by brendan harkom Eggs 4 by brendan harkom Eggs 3 by brendan harkom Eggs 2 by brendan harkom Eggs  by brendan harkom The Hills Are Alive by brendan harkom Owl by brendan harkom Liz by brendan harkom

A Love Poem

Who are you / And why am I here / I wanna find out / But I never get near / You never let me in / Wanna be told / But I’m always out …
One Too Many Pie In Face Gags by brendan harkom prAHA by brendan harkom Duck by brendan harkom Little Monkey Felllow by brendan harkom Squirrel 2 by brendan harkom For lack of a better title, I call this "Lack Of A Better Title" by brendan harkom Kitty by brendan harkom Merely Meerkat by brendan harkom House Of Horror by brendan harkom Crime Scene by brendan harkom What Do I Have To Do To Get Noticed By You? by brendan harkom Tweety by brendan harkom RockFace by brendan harkom The Hardest Decision by brendan harkom Flower by brendan harkom Kookaburra by brendan harkom Squirrel by brendan harkom Wall Of Words by brendan harkom Big Ben At Night and In Black And White by brendan harkom All The Pretty Flowers by brendan harkom

Alcohol Thing

Do you like my new multi coloured shirt? / I made it myself / After ten vodka and raspberries in an hour / I got thrown out of the nightclu…
Man In Window - From A Distance (well, so was the other one, but this is a greater distance, okay?) by brendan harkom Man In Window by brendan harkom

ProcrastiNation

She stands at my side / Why me / Why now / There’s so much space around / I try to look / But try not to look like some pervert / Sho…

Lip Biting Thing

Bit my lip again / Sometimes it tastes better / Than the food she serves me / It would serve you well / To stay well clear of her / When sh…

Walk Away

You have no time for me / So why do you keep me / You’ve had something of mine / For such a long time / Keep it as a lasting memory /…

The Gentleman Is Dead

He opens the door for her / 200 of her closest friends walk through / And she follows / Pulls the door behind / Slams it in his face / As h…

Quirky Thing 3

My friends are gone / Guess I’ll make some new ones / Make one with clay / Make one with plasticine / Make one with cardboard / Bigge…

Quirky Thing 2

“If dogs were pigs you could get ham from them” / A great man once said that. I don’t mean to say that he was a good man…

Quirky Thing

‘Hey, where are you walking to?’ / ‘Nowhere’ / ‘Why not?’ / ‘I haven’t got any legs’ …

The Voice

There’s that voice in my head again / It’s so very clear / says it’s a waste of time / You know you have been here / She&…

Who’d Like To Name This One?

They fall down / I scrape them along the ground / And bring them to me before they scatter / I throw them into a hessian sack / And pull it…

Untitled (Yet Again)

So it happened again / Hopefully for the last time / Is what you said the last time / Thought you met “the one” / But one becom…

Two Worlds

Two worlds to choose from / Which one will it be / Probably neither / I’ll grow bored / And they’ll grow old / So many fish in …

Untitled No. 64 And A Half

She takes 5 steps forward / Still so far away / Before she even comes / I know she will not stay / I’m just a passing fad / She’…

This Road

I’ve been down this road so many times / I could tell you how many / But numbers count for little / When you don’t call them an…

Troubled

Did you save me / Or did you save me for another time / I wonder / Did you shelter me from the rain / Or will you rain down on me / Like T…

Do You

Do you have any pictures of your past? / Because mine is fading fast / Though we only met today / There is only one memory that stays / O, …

The Painter

She can paint a pretty picture / But never of herself / Doesn’t even smile / Thinks it’s bad for her health / Sees the girls an…

It’s Not You

Everybody thinks / Maybe too much / Maybe I don’t think of you / Enough / Every time you’re close / I step away / No more love …

Fiona

Where are you going / And why so fast / I thought for sure / This time it would last / You said you thought I was different / But different…

Another Untitled One . . . A Prize To Whoever Ca…

There’s no one around / He does not make a sound / He would scare himself if he did / So he remains where he’s always hid / In …

Apart

We drifted apart / Now she wants to tear me apart / But I don’t want any part in it / I want lollipops and rainbows / I want sanity a…

Pretentious Poets

Would it be pretentious of me / To say / Goddam those pretentious poets / And their 15 poems / About bingo / That may be so / But at least …

Train Of Thought

Train Of Thought / An assortment of writings from 1997/98 / The birds are chirpin’ / I hope they choke / As the kids are slurpin̵…

David

David sits in the chair. Legs tucked under the table, swinging. Then lifeless. / He sits there and his brain twitches, trying…
Girl In An Orange by brendan harkom Untitled by brendan harkom Critter by brendan harkom

Onion Eyes

Don’t get too close / ‘Cause I’ll just / Cry / 24/1/01

Wave Goodbye

I swam / A thousand oceans / To get to you / And you let me / Drown / 27/5/98

Goodbye

A quote / From the song you wrote / A lullaby / That made me cry / You said your piece and left / Goodbye / Left me torn and left me tatter…

Cake Girl

There was a hair in my cake / I wondered whose it was / It kept me up for nights / Just thinking / Did it belong to the person who baked it…
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