Paul Bell : Writing

Sexy in black

Sexy in black

A Poem by Paul Bell


Sexy in blackSexy in blueDoesn’t want to talkDoesn’t want your heartWants you for the dayWants you for the nightJust not tomorrowThen you&..
The Split

The Split

A Poem by Paul Bell


So, can you afford this place by yourself?Yeah, I did the maths.Okay, I’ll take the washing machine, you take the couches.You kidding, the washi..
Sad Song

Sad Song

A Poem by Paul Bell


I had this great dream last night. Dreamt I was in bed with this beautiful blond woman.You were, I just spoke to her going down your path. She said, s..
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

A Poem by Paul Bell


She cut the tiesThe goodThe badThe menopauseFinally, the long pauseFollowed by the lonelinessDays became weeks, became monthsIt was timeLife begins at..
Tough Girl

Tough Girl

A Poem by Paul Bell


I was told you might be able to help me.I can try.You’ve read my notes.No, I never read notes from professionals, they tend to use big words tha..
Brenda.

Brenda.

A Poem by Paul Bell


I had to come round, word on the street tells me you were caught in bed with big Brenda.Well, let me just put that rumour to bed right now. I wasn&rsq..
Betrayal.

Betrayal.

A Poem by Paul Bell


The guy with the flowers and the milk traySo sorry, she’s having an affairWith meI’m your friend tooStrange the things we doJust sort of h..
The girl in the red dress

The girl in the red dress

A Poem by Paul Bell


The girl in the red dressUndressing life in stagesImage by imageAs the dustbin risesWasted youth on drugsVodka fuelled baby flushed awayLocked up to s..
Val

Val

A Poem by Paul Bell


She was having a partyA divorce partyHe wasn’t invitedThey came preparedBalloons, rozettes, bannersMore people than were at the weddingVal was v..
Told You.

Told You.

A Poem by Paul Bell


She looks down on the marriagePicture of woeWords of, told you soOpen your eyesFool in disguisePretty doll dressed in whitePorcelain pieces shiny brig..