Saturday, December 20, 2014

A Poem by David R. Mellor

Dating in a State


I’m hanging around on a dating
In a state
Keyboards covered in tobacco, crisps, sticky with beer
Telling someone I like to climb mountains,
I’m calm and sensitive and in control
But I’m typing.. words …I can’t ….see
And I’m starting to spill truths
“Divorced” “Kids”
“Oh “
I like betting, drinking, smoking ,doing most things to stop me thinking or feeling
Kids miles away, and I’m up in the air
Are you still there?
David R. Mellor was born in Liverpool England in 1964.  He left school with nothing, rummaging around dead end jobs, he then went to college and university.  In his 20's he first discovered poetry, and started writing and performing and has done so ever since.  He has live on the Wirral for the past 8 years.  His second book "Some Body" is officially launched and available on Kindle now.

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