Tag: Alison Banville

Boyfriend Material

Boyfriend Material

He wasn’t boyfriend material He was too easy to draw into my orbit With only the gravitational pull Of my indifferent erotic ozone. I didn’t mean to do it I didn’t even direct it at him The aroma of it just hit his nostrils and he Followed its scent In a neanderthal stupor It wasn’t flattering He was just obeying […]

The Dream

The Dream

My angels Folded their wings And turned their backs Left me unprotected Wide open to attack I could not have Agreed to this! I thought. Was I insane? I was not After all Restricted then By human body Or human brain Did my expanded self In that limitless place Travel in crazy joy The highways Of measureless space And finding […]

Call Me Names

Call Me Names

I want you to call me Names in bed Names like Anarchist Commie and Red Oh tell me I’m a naughty girl For giving a fuck In a fucked up world For fucking a man Who fucks a girl Who gives a fuck In a fucked up world Make me confess My secret dear My ambition is Your secret fear […]

Be My Valentine

Be My Valentine

Be my Valentine Love me true I’m a total romantic Here’s the proof If you take me to dinner At Chez Henri I’ll let you fuck me – Anally Yes if we dine At that special place You can cum On my face Buy me a card And a dozen roses And I’ll get into Some nasty poses If those […]

Last Words

Last Words

Last words  I’m truly beat Lower your weapon I’m in full retreat No truce No negotiated peace Just a dispirited Unsweet release One brief dispatch Before comms cease Then radio silence Permanently. There was…. No calculation No hidden meaning No ‘out to get you’ No Machiavellian scheming No guile No Pharaoh’s tomb trap No double speak No stab in the […]

Ghosted

Ghosted

So. I’ve been analysed And diagnosed With ‘undesirable personality disorder’ Examined for danger And found ‘unsafe for use’ I’ve been ghosted Labeled an ‘unperson’ Unworthy of interest Sent to Coventry Expunged from history Left freezing in the blast Of your Siberian indifference You have averted your gaze. Like a king, Withdrawn your favour. Kafkaesque I’m left wondering What the charges […]

Be True

Be True

Be true, Be true To meThat’s all I need When my wounds bleedWhen blood flows outIt cleans my soulLays it bareMy story toldHere’s my heartIt’s yours to takeYours to healOr yours to breakIt’s in your powerNow I am boundTo raise me upOr cut me downTo bring me calmOr feed my fearTo cast me outOr hold me nearBut should you chooseTo cause […]

Irresistible

Irresistible

I don’t want a pretty boy Who’s prettier than me With flowing hair And pools for eyes And ‘sensitivity’ Who’s always writing love notes And romantic poetry And saying that His ‘heart’s desire’ Is to be with me Who loves romantic gestures And boasts of how he yearns To hold me close forever Oh how my stomach turns! A man […]

Buff-coat

Buff-coat

‘Hey there ‘Buff-coat’! I know you! We were once comrades Brothers good and true We fought side by side In England’s bloody war Do you not remember me? Let me tell you more We marched along together Through England’s hill and vale And when we got to Putney We told a signal tale Our case was truly stated We thought […]

Class War Romance

Class War Romance

I met him on a train Heading out of Waterloo He was suited and booted A City gent through and through Late thirties maybe Coiffed to the nines He said ‘isn’t it dreadful These trains are never on time’ I replied ‘damn right! We need to stop rationalizing The whole fucking network Needs nationalizing!’ He looked at me Like I’d […]

What Trump’s ‘Locker Room’ Banter Says About Women and Sex

What Trump’s ‘Locker Room’ Banter Says About Women and Sex

This Trump ‘locker room’ banter controversy is really making me glad I know the decent men I do. Men who naturally see women as fellow human beings and who realize that masculinity is completely unrelated to machismo. It’s the real Lynx effect – and boys, it can never be sprayed on. And you just know Trump and his ilk would […]