Water In My Time
The Bank can be seen The Clyde has made it wide Below is the sea with colour of the moon The hat and scarf is the colour of warmth That’s there floating on the sea The boat will flow to the end It will carry the picture of dreams The spaced out time will take you there Under the bridge your thoughts will change The Colour of the water will make you float S West
Unfurled By JV The main artery Whooshing all over the world Life giving Saltire unfurled Ships for all Coming out from the docks Thousands of workers Timed by clocks Red and white cells Fast and deep Blue blood History for all to keep Lifeblood For an empire Dragon and cross Now joined with saltire Humble beginnings From full time employment Hard, hard graft Hard, hard...
Psychedelic Clyde Bank
The prow of the ferry Slices deep into the water A paper thin edge Cutting through liquid flesh Sparks of light shatter Around the edges Like darting red minnows Faint orange octopus tails Moray eels donning Navy blue tops Scales dizzy with glamour Flash yellow amber warning Your, out, of, your, depth At shoals of herring Who took a wrong turn Out in the Atlantic And egging each...
MUD SKIN By JV Ridges Humps and Hollows Rough and Sharp Textured Skeletal Remains The Sight, Smell and Touch of the Seaside See and Feel the Past Backbones, Spine and Ribs Shaped Greys Fossilised Bones on Rocks and Sand Winged Creature Dried Up River Bed Mud Skin
The picture you see has your through Yes fell what you fell And see what you see Light and dark makes the shades The face you see can have Is where your past will rest S West
The view below is our time Leave the ground and flow through the air Now we go slow the sound is heard Below is the moon the place outside The land with the black ‘n’ white S West
A sycamore leaf Preserved in stone Petrified A tortoise hides Inside the shell Embossed A negative indent On the surface Stumbling Over lunar landscape Breathless wordless Bright barren A trench sinking Beneath gangrenous feet Craters Where night retreats With wounded men SC
The Day is here and my name is Jim I can talk tougher than James Cagney Do things and act smarter than Charile Chan Have my love and can love longer than Valention Makes me never be the outside man Silver Cloud and have a silver tongue on a live screen With my sweetest of the sweet Meanest of the mean S WEST
WHAR DAE YI STAE NOO?– By JV Look this is very important And as I’ve said many times Economical with the truth? I’ve got driving fines? Ah ken, that’s whaye am askin yi Yir lies stick tae yi lik glue The patsies hiv aa bin cote So whar dae yi stae noo? Wiz it you that claimed tae get yir moat cleaned? And yir...
The Song To Hear
Woke Up This Morning Theme From The Wish Just My Imagination (running away with me) Feelin’ Alright Times Was True Faith Dust You & Me Don’t Leave
Red Rose Of Love For The Girl
One seed grows it larger the other one makes it small, the one the devils gardener has don’t do anything at all — “Go ask your heart it’s on the way” And if you go chasing wasps and you know you will fall, tell’em the devils message is crawling up for getting the stings, say to the heart “It’s getting warmer” When the wicked spirits get up...
INTERNET OF MOTORWAYS
By JV When you buy a car, for example, You don’t have to say Does the steering wheel Come with this version? How about the side mirrors? These brakes don’t work Only for the guy to say “You never asked me about brakes” So when I tried to buy a laptop How come when I said My scanner doesn’t work The guy said “You didn’t ask me about...
By JV Life on the earth Can be heaven or hell By birth Or feeling unwell Carrying loads Covered in muck Slimy hilly roads Run out of luck Busy in groups All alone Out with the troops Too broken to moan Posture perfect Built up with hay Keep your own respect Relief at the end of the day Fishermen Bobbing the seas Children With families to please Bundle of bricks On the...