Paul Bell : Writing

Behind The Wire.

Behind The Wire.

A Poem by Paul Bell


Behind the wireWatchingThe keeper of lifeBurdened by memoriesToo terrible for mortal manAsking only sanctuaryCrumbs to die freeImage of a woman and ch..
The Sign.

The Sign.

A Poem by Paul Bell


It was raining when I met her.A sure sign.I ignored it.Many a love story started in the rain.We headed into the restaurant.She throttled her brolly, d..
The Fridge.

The Fridge.

A Poem by Paul Bell


I didn't mind you balling Jack in our sackBehind my backBut to take the fridge which held the beerThat was low, even for you dearNow I hear you've dum..
The Face In The Crowd.

The Face In The Crowd.

A Poem by Paul Bell


The face in the crowdWalking through timeThe church on the hillThat dayEtched forever in silent loathingNo word, no reason, long long goneFifteen year..
The Guy On The Road

The Guy On The Road

A Poem by Paul Bell


Nobody cries for yesterdayNot me, not youOnly the dead on the hillWalk in the nightIn this foolish world of liesWhere buildings mournAnd the world dro..
Countdown Time.

Countdown Time.

A Poem by Paul Bell


Thursday the 15th, countdown timeFor Chrissakes why can’t you get the cornflakes in the plate, how hard can it be. Naturally you’ll be exp..
The Little Soldiers.

The Little Soldiers.

A Poem by Paul Bell


All the little soldiers walking in a rowWhere they are heading, nobody knowsHe tried to satisfy herShe tried to blowBut he was killing all the little ..
Mr and Mrs Smith.

Mr and Mrs Smith.

A Poem by Paul Bell


That poignant moment when we meetLike long lost friendsSo discreetYou look good togetherWhy do you need meIs he blindIs it meWe play the gameIt’..
Oh God

Oh God

A Poem by Paul Bell


Oh God, Take thy nagging womanBring her back a blondSlightly dumb, would not be frowned uponOh God,Could you give her rubber glovesMake her iron in th..
What women want.

What women want.

A Poem by Paul Bell


He knew what women wantedAfter all, he was a man of the worldNone of that namby pamby stuff for his womanOh no, he was a practical manSo when she open..