andrew mitchell : Writing

Blue

Blue

A Poem by andrew mitchell


Put awayYour words;Your knifeThat stabsMy heart.I lay hereBleeding now,BrokenAnd blue.
Wood you like to see!

Wood you like to see!

A Poem by andrew mitchell


With a weathered piece of woodI take to, with my plane.Each layer removed;One ring, one year;One chapter revealedOf a life concealed.Stripping the lay..
What was !What is!

What was !What is!

A Poem by andrew mitchell


A tree;From a seedSuch growthThe potentialThat grew.That shared its shadeIts beauty to view.A tree;Chopped downNow a leg of a chair.A roll of toilet p..
Footprints in yesterday, today!!

Footprints in yesterday, today!!

A Poem by andrew mitchell


Under the sunA memoryMy footprintsIn the sand.Crashing waves;A seashore songApplaud meWalking by.I glance behindMy footprintsMerge as oneAwash! Swept ..
Just his luck!

Just his luck!

A Poem by andrew mitchell


Wiping his browHe pulls on the leverJust one more time,Only to find.The numbersAlign in disarrayCoins chitter, chatterInto their tray.Bells are ringin..
Hooked on time's fishing line.

Hooked on time's fishing line.

A Poem by andrew mitchell


My life's hookedOn time's fishing lineI struggle, I resistI'm forced to comply.Persuaded my thoughtsMy life against timeShortens, draws closeI fight m..
My Lake

My Lake

A Poem by andrew mitchell


My Lake, my thoughtsGoverned by seasons.Autumn: Dark, murky thoughts, red. coppery,brown. Falling, disposable, finished.Winter: Cold, icy, fro..
HELLO!!!!

HELLO!!!!

A Poem by andrew mitchell


Complaints department!I wish to make a complaint.Well Sir, you've come to the right place!That's just it!I'm in the wrong place!!
IT'S FUNNY! THAT'S NOT FUNNY!

IT'S FUNNY! THAT'S NOT FUNNY!

A Poem by andrew mitchell


I tripped andFell over aThought today.Called "Its funny!" "That's not funny!"So I got upGathered this thoughtAnd I'm okay!Its funny!There's a mother i..
My Desert

My Desert

A Poem by andrew mitchell


Covered in dust,My spinifex thoughtsRolling, rollingMy desert planes.Looking for growthWater, life,Before my thoughtsAre scorched,Blown, perished;Devo..