63. A sleepy ambush. (December ’14)

With broadband out of action this blogs been neglected. So in the interests of keeping it ticking over, something previously posted in lieu of something new.

It Started In The Kitchen

Another example of that slippery character inspiration not knowing when it’s time to go to bed. Just about to put my head down this particular night when a face and then a name pops up from the past. Then I have the first two lines pop up. I had to sit up in bed, well propped up on an elbow, until I had most of it.

The inspiration leapt through from the end of a former life, where the other hinted at here, through no fault of hers, led to me leaving London in ’95. Though I’d never liked the place so in some ways it felt like escaping to come home. Well it was definitely coming home. And an escape, though not a lucky one.

63. A sleepy ambush. (December ’14)

Sometimes you’ve got to hate the online,
For it can bring your past to life,
Where before you…

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About Jim Laing

The Buddha said there were four kinds of people. Those who run from dark to dark, those who run from light to dark, those who run from dark to light and those who run from light to light. From a life going from dark to dark to having a few years running from dark to light, with scuffed hands and knees from sometimes falling, I may be getting the hang of it now. How it began is not now how it is, I need a quiet space, After the noise of the day, So I take sanctuary in the creativity, And my soul feeds, On sometimes dark, Sometimes light fantasy, And I dare like many to work, But stay up off my knees, To dream, perchance to suffer, But always still to dream. Here are things mostly lyrical and poetic, with nonsense sometimes, reviews and personal musings. The coffees hot and always black. The words not necessarily so.
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