An episode of RAVENHEART.

By Steven Richardson
Poetry and piano.

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A poem for a dear friend of mine who's charismatic appeal with women was so legendary that it led to him receiving the pseudonym of THE VALLEY DRIVE LADY KILLER.
September 14, 2019
A short sketch about a friend of mine who was constantly in and out of the dry out clinic or the shrink clink where upon he would telephone explaining what the psychiatrist was doing ,then exasperatedly shout that it was nothing to do with the drink!!. "Belfry" was a pet name for his depression a black bat.
August 31, 2019
A sketch about Thornton Harding the Junior obsession with exotic pets , building kangaroo netball team the badger for the bedroom and an otter for the bathroom.
August 30, 2019
A little ditty for Unis a Filipino irish girl who worked at the Crown hotel and blew all the trousers of the old peverted pensioners at the rotary club.
August 25, 2019
A poem about listening to a preacher who says that we all come pre-packaged with the seven instincts of sin.
August 18, 2019
The human hunter gatherer brain is so very hard to truth train but maybe not so using the new silicon scopolamine
August 10, 2019
Being fifty something plus tax its hard to understand all the new genderisation but with all the blood carnage and war maybe this new generation can do a little better than before.
August 3, 2019
A poem for super tramp who had a very good cure for halitosis panting out perfume after drinking your bathroom cabinet dry.
July 28, 2019
A poem for a beautiful woman who's laughter rolled around us like thunder.
July 28, 2019
A poem for a greasy spoons NIGELLA who was definitely licenced to kill with her swine flesh grill.
July 28, 2019
Prostitution is one of the oldest professions it came before the 4 angels and Samuel . It's time for governments to take legal control of this sexual slave trade .
July 14, 2019
A poem about my father's time abord a super cruise liner where all the old badgers caught a virus and almost died.
July 7, 2019
If ever you have a drink with a witch make sure you leave that very night , in the morning you may find yourself wet shaved of every hair,.and naked to a gravestone,with a furry little cat purring out your name.
June 30, 2019
A person who is cast in abject austerity remains of the same mind set forever even though they may have risen themselves to a privileged prosperity.
June 29, 2019
After consuming two boiled chicken embryos on toast , i thought briefly in buddhistic thought about my reincarnation as a tomato.
June 23, 2019
A poem about an angry old septuaganrian who was release after he was given hormone therapy for prostate cancer ,which also freed his feminine side.
June 16, 2019
A Moon Beam Dream
A poem about a cherub child called Lily,who arrived so devine and right on time ,to save us from our self destruction ,just as if Gabriel that had gifted to us ,his Lily shaped horn.
June 9, 2019
A short poem for Todd's forth birthday .
June 9, 2019
A poem about friends who've gone through divorces and are now on dating sites one who's 70 something and back on the dating scene and seems so keen to rekindle a teenage dream, his pals a ribbing him about what might happen telling him he should be on crumble or grumble instead of Bumble. I've tried to reproduce his London cockney accent.
June 8, 2019
Mortal Machine.
A poem i wrote for my father who was born in 1926 and now resembles a model T ford needing constant tinkering and maintenance to keep him up and running.
June 5, 2019
My poem about a boy born into the last bastion of Beelzebub Marseille,who then became the Capo di Capo ruling the French underworld ,before being gunned down in Paris for an old Vendetta.
June 2, 2019
A poem about a rolly polly flat mate who lost massive amounts of weight ,and then became so serious and slim . I took his place and became fat and happy instead , you become the company you .
May 31, 2019
The Laughing Brexiteer.
The Westminster war has spilt blood onto the backbenchers ,but who will win?, the far right feudalists or the milky way middle class. #poetrybystevenrichardson
May 19, 2019
Two Cream Teas?.
A poem I wrote about the complacency of some people towards the expectancy of a 2 degree temperature rise
May 11, 2019
The Judas Cross chapter 5.
The Judas Cross chapter 5 A short story by Steven Richardson.
May 6, 2019
The Judas Cross chapter 4
The Judas Cross chapter 4 written by Steven Richardson.
May 4, 2019
Lily's birthday tune.
Short Tune i wrote and sang for lily's birthday which is on the 1st of may.
May 2, 2019
The Judas cross chapter 3
Judas cross chapter 3 written by Steven Richardson.
April 27, 2019
The Judas Cross, chapter 2
Chapter two of the Judas Cross ,still in the raw ,A work in progress.
April 21, 2019
The Judas cross chapter 1
Chapter one of the Judas cross, a short story /script I'm scribbling at .A work still in progress , bit raw .
April 21, 2019
A navy blue nervous breakdown.
Living like nocturnal Belfry bats fuelled on booze and nose gay narcotics, we were coming in from nights out as the blue suited businessman were leaving for 6 oclock work ,both of us especially the blue suits ended up having depression and breakdowns. The best way to fight this evil is with humour. The poem I've written is a vain strain of Noel coward on speed.
April 17, 2019
My seventh deadly sin, sloth, unlike the rest is void of any of the others ,using the epitome of sin the sloth mammal turn's out to be the perfect green dream machine this hairy leaf eater has a zero carbon footprint, we'd do well to put a little slow sinful sloth back into our own lives in order to save the planet.
April 7, 2019
Big Ben take 3
Using 4ths and fifth s in free style improvisation in a limited time .
April 6, 2019
Big Ben ,take 2.
Taking the slow theme using fifteen mins of raw mood and emotion to force the tune to a tantrum so hopefully on the third take or tantrum a few licks will come forth .
April 1, 2019
Big Ben
Short piece of piano I composed whilst listening to the evening song of church bells in Harrogate, also of big Ben on the news , I was thinking how boring it must have been just playing music in fourths and fifths which the early musicians took from their bell ringing.
March 31, 2019
A poem i wrote about the human wrath a deadly sin or instinctive trait brought from stone age.
March 31, 2019
I was outraged to read that human race slaughters 3 billion animals a day, I wrote this in a pompous manner after listening to a hunter talking about his blood sports as though he had a devine right to kill.
March 24, 2019
Fish's fiftieth.
A poem i wrote for fish's fiftieth birthday, a right Yorkshire poem for a right yourkshire lad.
March 21, 2019
A poem i wrote about the jade eyed jackal Envy that you must kill before it devours love.
March 17, 2019
Mistral woman
A poem I wrote about an ex girlfriend who was a Spanish African artist, she was similar to having two different winds blowing at the same time, the soft mistral breeze the other a blood rain Scirocco, a very volatile mix
March 17, 2019
Lady Lust .
A short poem i wrote about the deadly sins lust and her raping of trust.
March 10, 2019
Our capitalist need to succeed involves greed , The second instinct of survival is to feed . A hijacked hypothalamus flies us all into the fire of desire.
March 2, 2019
precious Pride
The seven deadly sins or our seven survival instincts.
February 23, 2019
A brief improvisation piece I wrote for Lilly's bunny which had gone missing I put into thirds and made it jump around as her cloth bunny was coming back, he was later found in the washing machine. Forgive the recording it's always bad onto a mobile phone from a piano.
February 17, 2019
A poem I wrote About a military man . There's something about the military personnel who spend at least 20 years in the service all of them seemed exceptionally OCD especially if they've taken it to extremes of being awarded medals Ds degrees DFC VC's , to live with them is difficult but amusing, they see Civvy Street as a laissez-faire lunacy.
February 17, 2019
A Long Tall Love Affair.
A short tune I wrote for Lilly on my decrepit old piano about her long tall love affair with her long tall Frigidaire ,she was obsessed with sticking magnets and pictures on it at the age of five , I thought we should have a tune, the lyrics aren't too bad, the song is a little more complex than you think with tenths in the base and walking octaves up in the Alto. forgive the sound quality, pianos recorded on mobile phones never sound too good .
February 10, 2019
Suicidal Snails
A poem I wrote about Poor snails that use to be so free swimming as jelly fish under the sea, now so trapped onto Terra Firma I can understand why they be depressed suffering from suicidal Tendencies throwing themselves under our feet on every garden path.
February 10, 2019
The Macho Man .
Twenty years ago It come as quite a shock when someone I'd known for ten years became bi especially when they'd been such a lady Killer then become a man eater as well but you quickly get used to it, amazingly his sexual score card went through the roof and mine went to scratch zero, I thought I was going to have to join him, by all accounts we now have 70 shades of sexuality , so we better all get along and get use to it .
February 8, 2019
A Green Dream.
chalk and cheese, chapter one, a husband and wife with very opposing opinions on the arrival of their Neo hippie neighbours.
February 7, 2019
A short piano piece I wrote about the innocence of a young mind and how our hallowed docterines to them must sound like serious nursery rhymes , hence why I threw in a few holy hollow fourth church chords. your humble musical servent begs forgiveness for the terrible quality as I recorded it live onto my mobile phone.
February 2, 2019
The Special Brew Crew.
The Bonhomie brothers of revelry ,ghosts of the good Life that I still now and then see ,all of us heading towards that big dry sobriety.
February 2, 2019
The Midwife Crisis.
A poem I wrote about men of a certain age that divorce their women who resemble a midwife ,then go in search of adventure leaving everything behind them , usually it's on a Harley-Davidson motorbike heading towards fun in the sun I know how it feels, a hungry heart that needs feeding.
January 26, 2019
A Kiss of Death.
January 19, 2019
Déjà Vu
Chapter one of a story I wrote about crossing the great divide and how things don't work out too well for one sacred sapien.
January 19, 2019
The Bohemian Fugitives.
The poem I wrote to describe our bohemian Harrogate, group who live wild and free untamed and untouched by the force of conformity.
January 13, 2019
The Minute past Midnight train.
A poem I wrote about leaving Sheffield my home town at the age of 19 I couldn't understand why the train left at a minute past midnight until a 100 Steel whistles blew for the shift change at midnight then I knew, I looked back towards the east end to a scene from Hell another Industrial Revolution the steel City seemed bathed in fire at a minute past midnight the platform guard blew his whistle and I never looked back. Now we're all looking forward towards another technological revolution
January 13, 2019
The strange phenomenon of twin estrangement where nothing of similarity is shared apart from indifference.
January 5, 2019
A poem I wrote after reading that In the Great War the soldiers 16 to 18 were recruited in there millions most of whom were virgins . Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for war, had written into their guidebooks , this piece of advice, "In this new experience you may find Temptations in wine and women you must resist both", meaning avoid drink and brothel's . with 6000 dying per day and some with the life expectancy of 17 hours catching a little pox would have been the least of their worries.
January 5, 2019
A Second Hand Spunk Bunny
A poem I wrote about how love seems such an old piece of clothing , threadbare and out of style , untill you try it on then you find it's still in fashion.
January 1, 2019
Road Rage
A poem I wrote about trapping the human in a tin can car and how it quickly reverts back to using the reptilian brain stem
January 1, 2019
Spring Cleaning.
A poem I wrote for Lilly year 2 and her cat called Shaun ,also her mother who's always cleaning.
January 1, 2019
The War !!.
A short sketch I wrote about a Christmas bash with the Old relatives , cooking programmes and war movies on alternative TVs ,daughter trying to talk in between both of them.
December 30, 2018
Katie's birthday.
A poem I wrote for Katie who's casual approach to everyone and everything drives me crazy.
December 29, 2018
Revolting /Teardrop
Two poems I wrote on how the smallest ripple could cause a revolution and how the smallest deadly distraction as with the Colosseum in Rome can stop one .
December 29, 2018
Scotch Broth .
A poem I wrote for a fallen Angel who now has his wings back.
December 23, 2018
The Primarni Prince
life in year three the simplicity of being 5 years of age Lilly's words in a poem her hair being the obsession.
December 16, 2018
The New Wave.
A short poem I wrote after hearing that Ai's are playing other Ai's in computer games to produce what's termed as AGi's .The poem is in 5 7 5, seventeen repeated syllables throughout , Haiku style which AGi's may prefer .
December 16, 2018
The Cancer Cookoo
How medieval doctors were dressed as huge birds with beak's and believed that the soul was delivered and taken by them in transmigration , i.e stalk''s, babies, raven's devils omen, cookoo's madness .
December 16, 2018
Medallion Men
Medallion Men of middle-age a mirages of their former selves once we're war-faced warriors now war-farin worriers. A poem written for uncle Horice .
December 10, 2018
Mien Liebherr
A poem I wrote about the sixty three year love affair between a member of the royal family and one her dutiful long standing servant known as G M for short the Queen mums old cool companion.
December 8, 2018
Fifty Shades of Filth
A poem I wrote about being a Monotone in Monochrome a man of a certain age.
December 2, 2018
The M62
Trapped in a traffic jam on the M62 Monday 7.45 . I thought I'd compose and sing a song to a diesel truck accompaniment. By the way I can't sing.
December 1, 2018
M'alice in Thunderland.
A poem I wrote for an innocent girl who when tempered up sounds like a hell's angel.
December 1, 2018
You Me and LSD
The Magic mushroom Would definitely unlock an infinite monkey cage.
December 1, 2018
My kingdom for a horse
Chapter one of a short story about doing a favour for a friend .
December 1, 2018
The Soul Catcher .
Mortal fish in a dream river .
November 30, 2018
The Whittler.
My Talkative taxi-dermist. A poem I wrote about a cab driver who insisted on talking about his days as a slaughterman.
November 29, 2018
The Noble Feudal Few.
A poem I wrote about, The British boarding school's that were without doubt what built Empire, anyone subjected to this kind of brutality could easily subjugate anyone else to such.
November 29, 2018
Male prowess in a 1980s northern town usual consisted of attempting a liquid suicide at every available opportunity to prove your maculinity. A poem I wrote for a God child.
November 26, 2018
A Sirens Swansong
A fatal pheromone that over rides our rationale. A poem I wrote about a period of my life when caution was thrown into the wind .
November 26, 2018
Ode to a Toad
Paint me warts and all seid Cromwell who had the skin of a toad , The least I could do is write a poem for him.
November 25, 2018
A poem I wrote for a fantastic girl who was terribly crippled but had a beautiful soul that cast long shadows of perfection over mine.
November 25, 2018
Sanctimonious Stan
A poem I wrote about a man who had everything and now nothing.
November 25, 2018
Mr Mercantile.
A short poem I wrote about the greed of the city.
November 25, 2018
Sweet and Sour Staccato
A little improvisation piano piece I wrote using Chinese intervals and western blues , Your humble musical servant ,Please forgive the recording as I recorded it live onto my mobile phone without editing ,thank you.
November 25, 2018
The Station
Poem I wrote about a varing selection of sapians on a train station
November 25, 2018
The Immaculate Creation
A poem I wrote about an ex girlfriend who's creative works seemed similar to gestation periods .
November 25, 2018
Ten Cigarettes till dawn
A poem I wrote about a crazy girl who shall love till I die.
November 25, 2018
The Lazarus of Love
A poem I wrote for two old Bohemian Fugitives.
November 25, 2018
A Love Lost
Burning the bridge over blood river,a poem I wrote about my feuding family.
November 25, 2018
Sacred Rain
A poem I wrote about the perpetual purification of the rain cycle.
November 25, 2018
Cock Robin
Poem I wrote about the bravery of the Robin.
November 25, 2018
God google.
A short poem I wrote about our neo omnipresence .
November 24, 2018
The killing of Mrs Maple
A short poem wrote about the savagery of the human towards mother nature.
November 24, 2018
Name and Shame
A short poem I wrote about the importance of a naming your offspring.
October 21, 2018
The Mortal Machine
Describing my old Model T father that was built in 1926
October 21, 2018
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