Colin James

Unremarkable Men

Did I wake you up?
There are two ways of finding out.
If we sound like we are in a tunnel
you are still asleep. Otherwise
relationships are like ocean waves,
you try to go with the current
but generally there is not enough sex
and you end up on dry land.
Whose fault is that? Nobodies.
As dry as a dead man’s crotch. Nobodies.
Not including decomposition.
Looks like there is a little movement
down near the Bay Of Biscay.
Oh, I should be at your beck and call?
The crew will be alert and diving from the mast
trying to impress the locals.
Early in his career, Marlon Brando thought
the best butter came from Tahiti.
Not yet acquainted with the German Dutch.

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