Author Archives: tongnaboot

About tongnaboot

Just somebody else with time on their hands and a head full of nonsense.

Unrequited Love

This sweet temptation of lies Lures to the skies In confusion, the threads can be frayed The truth of the few is left in the shade I tug at the rope of reason My fingers they burn Would you know … Continue reading

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A Winter Morning

A smile for the early risers And their patterns wild and stark As they all criss-cross in contrast With the brightness and the dark Wide eyed people chatter No strangers to be found Charged with merry wonder An elixir on … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe In Atheists

I recently saw someone write “if you are an atheist then prove how we got here”, which is probably one of the daftest things ever said by a “Jesusy” type person in defence of their belief. Can a “Jesusy” person … Continue reading

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There Is No love In This World Anymore

The title of this comes from an old Buzzcocks song where at the end this line is repeated over and over into fade. Valentine day is almost upon us and I felt it was a good time to have a … Continue reading

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The Fabulous Bee Skin Coat

What a spiffing day I can hardly contain my excitement. Jennifer Tristan, Nigel and I  have finally put our grand plan into action! We had met after tea in the old gazebo to plot a most wizard plan to earn … Continue reading

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Dreamer

In the crisp of a midnight morning Through aura of frost-tinted mist I glimpsed for a moment Utopia It seemed that such things could exist No rushing around going nowhere No ponders on trivia past Dismissing the folly of others … Continue reading

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I Follow Therefore I’m Spam

I like to write, to rant and produce wee poems and stories. It’s always good if somebody likes what you say or agrees with a point (or disagrees) or gets a good laugh from something you wrote. I write generally … Continue reading

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