I lent my book and got a review.

Not what I wanted back.


I’m fasting now, away from all temptation.

The reward, they say, is bigger than the vice.

Bigger than the satisfaction

of sugar, booze or cock.

Instead I’ll get

the silence, peace and confidence

to build myself a temple.


I try to stay away

from all that’s hard and human.

But then relent

when I see he’s followed me on Twitter.

One thought on “Lent

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: