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RAVENHEART

RAVENHEART

By Steven Richardson
Written and narrated by Steven Richardson

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JANINE
Our green  karma Queen casts her svelt shadows over the obstinate boulder brained beast lighting her alternative pathway towards a spiritual sentient sanctuary.
02:07
November 28, 2020
WAR
A short sketch I wrote about a Christmas bash with the Old deaf relatives , cooking programmes and war movies on alternative TV stations with their daughter trying to talk in between both of them .
01:43
November 26, 2020
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
When you get to 50 something plus tax and you're sporting those ashtray locks of that sexy silver fox you may be better forgetting the fifty shades of grey and putting your sex pistols away.
01:25
November 22, 2020
SUFFRAGETTE
With courage commitment and Calvary these extraordinary women changed the course of history challenging the might of an empire that stretched across the third of the globe they issued a declaration of war and did something that had never been done by women before and that was to bring the age of equality knocking upon that number 10 downing street door.
02:18
November 16, 2020
DIY
Buying power tools at the hardware store ? You may as well  arm yourself with a weapon of war. Casualties around the world run into the hundreds of thousands , the body counts are  higher than in most modern theatres of war.
02:17
November 14, 2020
RUBY.
A musing for RUBY a teenage dream queen , hand made in heaven to a cat walking cool talking size seven.
01:30
November 14, 2020
NAME AND SHAME
A musing about giving your offspring a strong polysyllabic sounding name something to inspire them to aspire towards fortune and fame.
01:48
November 6, 2020
THE BILL
A musing about the private member's bills passed with British Parliamentary pomposity it sounds like a serious aural atrocity but it's usually being diatribed by someone that's spieling through their suppository .
01:56
November 6, 2020
GLASTONBURY
When you're a teenager there's always one out of your crew who takes too much powder and drinks too much brew we use to call him the Glastonbury gladiator , funny but with them having so much testosterone and adrenaline they also make brilliant parents when they've finished with there thirty year teenage rampage .
02:14
November 5, 2020
GREED
Our capitalist need to succeed involves the selfishness of Greed , it's one of the seven instincts of survival which the human acquired to out wit its rival .
02:22
November 5, 2020
BIG JUDD
In the 1980s Yorkshire towns were all male prowess, which usually ment attempting a liquid suicide of drink each night to show your tribe what a man you  were. It ended with some terrible casualties. The Yorkshire accent is extremely harsh and to most people I would think almost incomprehensible.
01:52
November 5, 2020
AMBRE SOLAIRE
A poem for super tramp who had a very good cure for halitosis panting out perfume after drinking your bathroom cabinet dry.
02:11
November 5, 2020
THE PROMISED LAND
A poem for Katy on reception who drives every man crazy by giving them a glimpse of the promiscuous land then watches them walk towards her straight into the quicksand .
01:31
November 5, 2020
TEN CIGARETTES TILL DAWN.
If your partner starts wearing black leather and reading Mein Kampt or  Le Marquis Dr Sade order yourself a stab proof vest . For that crazy little girl who I'll love till I die.
01:28
November 4, 2020
PLASTIC FANTASTIC
A musing about the catastrophic cosmetic surgery the  surgeons hang Picasso paintings onto  the walls of their Hollywood halls and also seem to be reproducing them into the flesh .
03:52
October 31, 2020
GEMINI
Growing up in a witches coven with all them casting spells over everything and everyone. I couldn't understand the stars then or now  , they  were always fighting for the Sorceresse's supremacy .
01:42
October 30, 2020
ESTRANGED
The strange phenomenon of twin estrangement where nothing of similarity is shared apart from their indifference.
00:33
October 27, 2020
CHRISTINE
Written for and with the aid of Janine about the first transexual beauty queen called CHRISTINE  who  in 1953 decided to change his sexuality .
02:17
October 25, 2020
VICE
Prostitution is one of the oldest professions in the world which was here before the four angels of Samuel it's about time the government took control of this sexual slavery let's face facts  the chancellor's been selling cigarettes and booze for hundred of years they're both forms of narcotics best not allow the criminals any room take over all their operations Save the girls any more torture legalise this profession too .
01:49
October 22, 2020
REVOLTING TEARDROP
Two haiku poems , TEAR DROP shows how a Tsunami can start from the slightest ripple. REVOLTING, a poem on how if you distact someone with something revolting it can avert a revolution ie Rome's Colosseum or today's violent multimedia , keep the sapien sedated by letting them slake on sadism .
00:28
October 20, 2020
GRAND PRIX
Some people have nerves of real titanium steel fear to them well it never comes near , where hells angels fear to tread these chaps run in on a code red . Looking over the shoulder of a passenger come CoPilot I noticed we were doing 112 miles per hour the driver had the audacity to turn and tell is terrified passenger to "stop jumping about you're scaring me to death ".
01:56
October 14, 2020
ENVY
A deadly sin the jade eyed jackal  our secret  schadenfreude that sleeps within waiting to show it's self like a fat cuckoo , kill the beast before it devours your Love .
01:20
October 13, 2020
PRECIOUS PRIDE
A prick of our precious pride is all that's needed to derail and deride our sensibility into taking a walk back to its wild side.
01:35
October 11, 2020
THE HANGOVER
HANGOVER Your whale song dream turns out to be the huge squealing brake drums of a distant dust truck it's sound being distorted by gusting winds singing through ginnel and gantry ; thrown dustbin lids cymbal as hi-hats onto the sobriety of your monday morning's anxiety .
02:16
October 8, 2020
SCOTCH BROTH
A poem written for a wonderful Priestly friend of mine who briefly became a fallen Angel but has since recovered his wings and started on his saintly angelic ascension once more.
01:52
October 7, 2020
THE OLD COLONIAL.
Old Colonials talk of empire its quite shocking how they used to think of human beings as nothing more than chattels not just the natives but also the white workers and soldiers such as my old father now 95 years of age he told me during his time in India just after the second world War whilst protecting the British Raj who looked upon him also as a SLAVE OF EMPIRE .
01:46
October 6, 2020
CAT FLAP
A musing written for lily age 9 and her cat Sean who's got terribly fat of late getting himself stuck in his own cat flap due to having been neutered and putting on rather a bit too much timber . A new front door was also fitted without taking his correct cross whiskered measurements . Narrated in a Yorkshire accent due to Sean being born and raised in Harrogate .
02:33
October 4, 2020
THE RED WINE IDEALIST
I asked of a dear priestly friend of mine about the catholic communion red wine stating "if it be the blood of Christ how come it strengthens the sinners and weakens the saints" ? he was quite taken aback but then again both of us were rafting on the stuff at the time. The second haiku poem is about a quotation from George Carlin that my artist campanion mentioned to me his quotation or, that cynics are disappointed idealists, I retorted back to save a smattering of honour telling him that idealists pontificate from their privileged positions of freedom .
00:48
October 3, 2020
LEVITICUS
A poem I wrote for a terribly crippled girl called Daniella she lived in agony all her life but there wasn't a day I didn't see her gorgeous smile or hear her wonderful laughter , she has a soul so beautiful it certainly casts long shadows of perfection my own and many others .
00:58
September 30, 2020
COVID CONFUSION
Wearing masks in the covid-19 is causing terrible conversational confusion, whilst at a recent coffee bar I was listening to two  old English people speaking from behind masks to a young Portuguese girl the simple order turned into a comedy of errors  or Covid Confusion it didn't help by stating on the menu that kids eat for free after three, you're asking for your metaphors to be mixed it's so difficult , remembering when first i went to France and tried to buy a 2 CV car the woman's daughter went in the house and brought me out two lemons I had pronounced slightly wrong the translation of Citroen as citron its so easy done with or without masks .
02:18
September 27, 2020
TATTOO YOU
What was once a stamp for the tramp or cut of a criminal class its now adorning faces and physique of aristocrat royalty and supermodel chic .
02:12
September 25, 2020
BARKINGHAM PALACE
Another crazy  sketch about the life of Thornton Harding the junior an aristocrat who's mad about his pets , he calls them by the strangest names, such as his dog , Greyfriars Warton Benson who i might add is allowed to do anything .
01:53
September 24, 2020
A SECOND HAND SPUNK BUNNY
A poem I wrote about how love seems such an old piece of clothing threadbare out of style that is untill you try it on then you find it's still very much in fashion .
01:11
September 23, 2020
EQUINOX
Blue September skies signals the end of Summer's lease the autumn equinox in one day changes everything tilting time and tugging tide , it's as though our seasons of life has suddenly died .
01:45
September 22, 2020
TRAVELLER
Setting off on a world tour in the late seventies was nothing like today there were no mobile phones or multimedia just the odd phone box for telephonic communication and your thumb and forefinger for transportation. Hitchhiking thousands of miles around the globe taking years and years almost a decade to the point where many of us became wonderless but very skilled in the art of conversation.
02:18
September 20, 2020
GROUND ZERO
The crisis of covid-19 has caused devastation around the world it almost feels apocalyptic political pretension, monopoly money trillions of dollars in quantitative easing followed by dauntless a fiscal freezing but this be nothing new. The Bank Of England was built from financial failures issuing what were called "Consols" in 1743 obviously to console the soul of the then terrified investor.
02:14
September 16, 2020
SUICIDAL SNAILS
A poem written about suicidal snails, they started out as jellyfish swimming free in the wide open sea , so I can now also see why they suffer from a suicidal tendency , throwing themselves under the feet of you and me .
01:31
September 12, 2020
HOLD THE LINE
A musing about walking into the old post office Harrogate which was like stepping back into another time, fall out of sync and you'd risk quickly brought back in to line as though you had committed a serious crime , their red imaginary line had long since been shuffled away by shoe and the wear of time.
02:12
August 30, 2020
THE LION THING
Looking at my Godson watching The Lion king I cast my mind back to childhood when I first saw a pathetic beast that was being used as a pet come guard dog in a scrap yard , chained toothless clawless and castrated it died of pneumonia due to cold and cruelty. Man should leave these beautiful creatures on the Savannah where they belong.
01:58
August 27, 2020
VIRGIN DEATH
A poem about lord Kitchener's sabre rattling speeches come sermons his soldiers were dying at the rate of 6000 a day aged between 16-18, he had printed into their war guide books that they must avoid wine and women meaning prostitutes and booze with a life expectancy of 17 Hours catching a little pox would have been  the least of their worries.
01:32
August 26, 2020
BLUE BLOOD
Blue bloods are quite simply mad !! , they treat normal reality as an inconvenient triviality rules to them don't exist  and the rest of the mere mortality is kept around as fluffers for their joviality in this pansexuality porno-drama .
02:07
August 24, 2020
ROAD RAGE
A musing about road rage and how it affects all of us   simmer the sapien inside a tin can especially in a traffic jam inside and they quickly revert back to the primitive even your little old Gran.
01:43
August 23, 2020
KISS OF DEATH
A poem come prayer for a baby who died at birth and never got a chance of life ,  if ever you've been close to someone who's lost a new born then you do feel if it were possible you would gladly swap your old soul to save a new born foal .
00:50
August 21, 2020
PERDITION
All Medieval religions outlawed usury as a sin , profit of any kind wasn't allowed it still stands as a judgement against you today the road to PERDITION is going to be littered with alot of Gods righteous as well as the Devil's detritus.
01:53
August 19, 2020
LIQUID SIN
8 am at Witherspoon's pub and all the high functioning alcoholics start a day with a libation of liquid sin within their cream coloured Celtic skin once beat the heart of Gunga Din .
01:58
August 11, 2020
SERMON OF A SQUIRREL
Covid 19 as seen through the eyes of a squirrel watching them  fighting for scraps from the dustbins whilst under lock down ,they appear so confident and carefree without us , I think possibly the only thing they've missed about our absence is the leftover Ben and Jerry's ice cream .
01:55
August 9, 2020
MACHO MAN
Twenty years ago it came as quite a shock when a friend announced he was bisexual especially as they'd been such a lady killer and then turned man eater as well , still what back then seemed such a big squeal is now an every day done deal .
01:38
August 8, 2020
SCREAMING TOMATOES
An English king's breakfast could  consist  of swine flesh, various embryos  fungi ,congealed fried blood , kippers, herring's, pike , roach snipe bird, woodcock, venison, cockles and pilchards .    Thinking about the Buddhist belief of  reincarnation  wouldn't it be a devine justice  if these gargantuan gluttons  came back  as red tempered tomatoes screaming loudly from a vegan's salad .
01:00
August 6, 2020
THE SPECIAL BREW CREW
We Bonhomie Brothers of Revelry , ghosts of the good Life that still haunt me , the spirit has now been exorcised by the long big dry of our social sobriety .
01:32
August 5, 2020
THE ARTIST
A musing about an artist girlfriend from Barcelona Spain , I couldn't understand what she ment by the spiritual suffragette sacrifices love and life for art , I thought her pompous and pretentious born by the silver spoon. Now after 5 months of lockdown living as a mendicant monk in my own cell of solitary confinement I'm beginning to understand her state of mind .
02:01
August 1, 2020
REVOLTING TEAR DROP
Two haiku poems , TEAR DROP shows how a Tsunami can start from the slightest ripple. REVOLTING, a poem on how if you distact someone with something revolting it can avert a revolution ie Rome's Colosseum or today's violent multimedia .Sedate the sapiens savagery and let the status quo grow .
00:28
July 31, 2020
GABRIEL.
A poem for NENO who used to be a traveller with winged feet up untill Gabriel gifting her a daughter with the same name as his immortal horn the beautiful Lily .
01:11
July 29, 2020
STARGATE
A musing about our Star Trek scientists who make it sound like our intergalactic fate is just a walk to the subway or through a nearby subatomic Stargate .
01:58
July 27, 2020
THE TRUTH.
The human hunter gatherer brain is so very hard to truth train but maybe not so using the new silicon scopolamine dream.
02:07
July 25, 2020
A SECOND HAND LOVE
Love is like a jumble sale some thing can seem so old worn threadbare, out of style untill you try it on then you find it fits perfectly and is still very much in fashion.
01:32
July 24, 2020
MAFIA
My poem about a boy born into the last bastion of Beelzebub Le Pannier "the basket" of Marseille . He then became the Capo di Capo ruling the French underworld for fifty years before being gunned down in Paris for an old Vendetta
01:49
July 21, 2020
MIDNIGHT THUNDER
A poem about a very beautiful woman Claudia who's powerful persona rolled and ricocheted around us like a midnight thunder.
01:35
July 20, 2020
VOODOO DAWN
If ever you have a drink with a witch make sure you leave that very night because by the morning you may find yourself wet shaved of every hair and tied naked to a gravestone with a juju cat purring out your name .
01:53
July 18, 2020
SPRING CLEANING
A musing I wrote for Lilly year 3 and her cat Shaun, her mother who's always spring cleaning throws her insect collections back to nature causing terrible casualties.
01:08
July 18, 2020
TWO CREAM TEAS
A poem about the complacency of people when you mention the world temperature rise of Two Degrees , you may as well be talking about Two Cream Tea's , Let's hope covid 19 will wake up our world leaders !!.
02:10
July 17, 2020
SILK PURSE SOW'S EAR
A musing about many of my friends and relative's who should never have entered into a relationship due to their personalities and persuasions being completely different, fortunately we now have the internet and super computers to marry our sexual selections together .
01:49
July 16, 2020
NIGELLA
A musing about a greasy spoon girl who we nick named LADY NIGELLA If cook's could kill then this girl is definitely licensed to grill !! .
01:52
July 14, 2020
THE IMMACULATE CREATION
a musing about an artist girlfriend and her crazy cultural crew, their works of art or gestation periods of genius seem to take as long as those of a real pregnancy .
01:42
July 12, 2020
MISSION BELL
A tune written and performed by your humble servant , forgive my old battered piano its seen better days and so have i , recorded live onto my mobile phone I've played it in forth's and fifths to give it a church mission bell feel .
03:30
July 10, 2020
BISCUITS IN THE RAIN
A poem about a Spanish African artist girl who could be a gently mistral breeze soft and caressing or violent like the blood rain Sicilian Scirocco .
01:17
July 9, 2020
DIY
Buying power tools at the hardware store You may as well  arm yourself with a weapon of war casualties around the world run into the hundreds of thousands the body counts are  higher than in most modern theatres of war.
02:17
July 5, 2020
JAGUAR
In the swinging sixties to owned a car it was rare but if it be a jaguar then you were the young nouveau rich fake faux millionaires and make believe movie stars as were members of my friends and family usually their balloons burst in bankruptcy debt and divorce too much money in young hands is playing with fire.
01:55
July 4, 2020
A ROYAL LOVE AFFAIR
A poem 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 Old Queen mums cool companion her general motors fridge still going strong after all this time.
01:48
July 1, 2020
THE MINUTE PAST MIDNIGHT TRAIN
A poem about leaving behind the industrial Revolution of Sheffield at 19 years of age.   The Armageddon come apocalypse I left on a minute past midnight train  and never look back,  the same could be seid to the teenaged people of today free yourselves from this synthetic slavery and begin to live.
02:20
June 28, 2020
A MIDWIFE CRISIS
Middle aged men and their midlife crisis all dreaming of blood lining a black widow motor bikes into a hot sexual sun , so many of my friends have hit fifty and gone in Search of lustful adventure ,the male menopause is just as dangerous as the females .
01:49
June 27, 2020
ODE TO A TOAD
Paint me warts and all said Olivier Cromwell who had the skin of an old toad, after his death he was hung at Tyburn then decapitated,his head was put on a pole outside Westminster palace the parliament he'd spilt so much blood to put in place and power. I I have used some archaic English which is still used in many Yorkshire rural communities today.
01:25
June 26, 2020
ROBIN HOOD
A poem about the most famous outlaw's tree, a thousand years of history, through its holes and hollow , howls the winter winds of sorrow .
02:03
June 24, 2020
BOHEMIAN FUGITIVES.
A poem written for two old Bohemians who through reckless behaviour in younger year did destroy the fragile entity of love , and are now left with just the ghost of her to haunt their old hearts .
01:20
June 22, 2020
O C D
A musing about the British military who set everything to a rhythm usually at 80 beats a minute marching music and mental disciplines after 23 years in the military services you find  that the old soldiers do seem to have gone slightly mad with  OCD precision .
01:26
June 18, 2020
A WHIPPING BOY
A poem about ancient emperors and kings who believed themselves to be devine as Gods , even as school children they  had whipping boys  to take their punishment and guilt a Sacred Scape Goat for them to slaughter.
01:38
June 17, 2020
MANCHESTER PETE
A poem for big Manchester Pete the hardest looking man you'd ever meet, a face made for a trick or treat but inside his heart was softer than boiled sugar beet .
02:00
June 12, 2020
FIRST BORN
A poem I written for a dear artist friend of mine describing the arrival of his brand new baby daughter a mortal miracle made from love.
01:52
June 9, 2020
MEDALLION MEN
Medallion men in middle aged look like a mirage of their former selves once war-faced warrior s they have now become war-farin worries a poem I wrote for uncle Horace .
01:24
June 7, 2020
THE PRODIGAL SON
It's very difficult to understand the parable of the prodigal son but you must not forget what you're dealing with is someone just above a bowery Street bum who will squander everything and leave you in destitution and then they will move on to find more money to squander on their vice ridden fun .
01:53
June 6, 2020
A COLD CADAVER STARE
Upon seeing a cold cadaver staring back people tread in fear of the dead circling as though it be a dangerous appliance of dread they whisper and repeat silly incidental sentiments to avoid stating the shockingly obvious truth .
01:56
June 4, 2020
THE CUCKOO
How medieval doctors were dressed as huge birds with beak's and believed that the soul was delivered and taken by birds in transmigration , i.e stalk''s, babies, raven's devils omen, cookoo's madness .
01:08
May 20, 2020
M'ALICE IN THUNDERLAND
A poem I wrote for an innocent girl who when tempered up sounds like a hell's angel.
01:17
May 20, 2020
THE FEUDAL FEW
A poem I written about, The British boarding school's that were without doubt what built the BritishEmpire, anyone subjected to this kind of brutality could easily subjugate others to the same sadistic crualty.
01:38
May 20, 2020
SAMSON
The loss of a lion's mane is similar to that of a man's hair at it recedes they both become tame loosing their pride and prowess both these mammals are now out of the game.
01:59
May 18, 2020
THE SOUL
The ghost in our mortal machine is a spiritual symbiotic twin that collaborative conscience sharing in sin from within our skin accompanying us from the womb to our doom.
01:54
May 15, 2020
LSD
The building blocks of life are nucleic acids Lysergic acid has also been around since the dawn of time Doubtless it was eaten by many mammals increasing hallucinogenic and conscious brain capability giving our species possibly the synaptic spark it needed.
01:35
May 7, 2020
THE BELLES ANGELS
The Harrogate Belles Angels were a group of girls who rode motorbikes wore leather , took drugs and slaked drink but most of all they were stunningly beautiful all educated at Harrogate ladies college or Asheville God bless them all.
01:44
May 4, 2020
LILY'S BIRTHDAY TUNE
A ditty I wrote for lillian's birthday on the first of may age nine
01:09
May 1, 2020
THE LONG DROP
William marwood's long drop solution, brought about a revolution in the British Empires approach for delivering a more humane method of execution .
01:58
May 1, 2020
CORONAVIRUS
A musing about the Boer war ,whilst tens of thousands were dying of disease and starvation because of lord kitchener's scorched earth policy he was heartbroken about losing his pet starling thank heavens he's not here to sort out the coronavirus .
01:36
April 18, 2020
THE STATION
Poem I wrote about a various selection of sapians on a train station such a cosmopolitan crew .
03:43
April 16, 2020
SOUL CATCHER
A poem about a soul catcher who fishes for mortal souls in a dream river. follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom#slampoetry
00:49
April 12, 2020
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY
When you get to 50 something plus tax and you're sporting this ashtray locks of seemingly a sexy silver fox you may be better for getting the fifty shades of grey and putting your sex pistols away anchor.fm/steven-richardson5 follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom#slampoetry
01:49
March 31, 2020
SACRED RAIN
A poem about the rain cycle's continual cleansing ,the perpetual purifying of precipitation which doesn't discriminate of skin or sin and treats us all the same. follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom
00:59
March 30, 2020
SANCTIMONIOUS STAN
A poem about an old man who had everything and then nothing.
01:14
March 27, 2020
A NAVY BLUE NERVOUS BREAKDOWN.
We lived our lives like nocturnal belfry bats , fuelled by booze and nose gay narcotics. Talking shrink spiel whilst sharing out serotonin Smarties.
01:59
March 25, 2020
COVID-19
The fear is now definitely here , our café laite life styles are over and we are living in isolation cells similar to the Trappist monk our beautiful secular society is all but defunk. follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom#slampoetry
02:06
March 21, 2020
REVOLUTION
If only the West would stop creating weapon's of war and Revolution we all might stand a chance of returning to our once green and pleasant lands. follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom#slampoetry
02:29
March 19, 2020
LOVE LETTERS
A Poem about a lost love hidden in a silver box be the lettings from her dead lover in that moment of war when her passion ran blood red with amour . follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom#slampoetry
02:18
March 15, 2020
CORONAVIRUS
The coronavirus hangs over us like a prophecy in Macbeth with the mass hysteria we almost believe it to be a new plague of the black death . follow#art#quote#poetryofinstagram#wordporn#love#poetry#writing#wordswag#stevenrichardson5#wordsofwisdom#slampoetry
01:53
March 7, 2020
SYLLABLE SWING
When children acquire language it sings along like a simple melodic croon then school comes along with its lexicon Lego box and spoils their tune .
01:44
February 22, 2020
OUI
Le poeme en francais the language of love. Forgive my French it's been twenty-five years since I was there. A poem about love and women should always be in the feminine form hence why I use La poeme instead of Le masculine ,it sounds and lends it's self much more to L'amour which of course can be masculine in the singular or feminine in the plural. Entree L"androgyne et l"ambiguite'
00:40
February 21, 2020
MR MERCANTILE
A short poem I wrote about the greed of the city of London, the money monsters that feed the needy to the greedy on the carnivorous squire mile.
01:14
February 19, 2020
A LOVE LOST.
Burning the bridge over blood river,a poem I wrote about my feuding family.
00:40
February 12, 2020
GOD GOOGLE.
A short poem I wrote about our neo omnipresence .
00:41
February 5, 2020
WATERLOO
A poem about falling into destitution especially soldiers and sailors who you find in the beggars brigade of most British towns. How easy it be to cast contempt , lest we forget our debt.
02:45
February 2, 2020
CIDER PARK
Looking at some tramps in cider park I felt sorry for the poor starving pets as their masters swill down cider and they shivered in the cold. The musing is seen or spoken through a dog 🐕.
01:44
February 1, 2020
COCK ROBIN.
Poem I wrote about the bravery of the Robin.
00:49
January 29, 2020
VANITY
IS VANITY A SIN?. OR THE SELFISH SUBSTANCE WE NEED IN ORDER TO WIN?.
01:48
January 26, 2020
The killing of Mrs Maple
A short poem written about the savagery Of humans towards mother nature scaring her face with our callous hands of cruelty but she will soon shake us fleas into infinity and once again reclaim her beauty.
01:42
January 21, 2020
FEMME FATALE
The femme fatale overrides all of our rationale her swan song is the sound we hear as our love boat runs aground, the final pheromone is a scent of sulphur as we slowly start to drowned .
02:21
January 19, 2020
GRETA
The Queen of green has the monumental task of convincing the oligarchy to give up there Learjets, this mission of attrition to which no one will listen is falling onto the deafest of diamond earrings ,they think it's just a tempest in a teapot. NEVER WAS SO MUCH BORROWED BY SO FEW FROM SO MANY.
02:00
January 15, 2020
LESBIAN MAN.
A poem about an angry old septuaganrian who was released from his angst, after he was given hormone therapy for prostate cancer ,which also freed his feminine side ,he's a much happier man now he's let out his lesbian lamb.
01:43
December 31, 2019
DOOM IN THE ROOM
Living as an artist's muse you can understand the expression of The Doom in the room ,what artist's don't realise is that there ego's can be so burdensome to everyone else and hav't to be in order to achieve ,and this is usually why their muse's be so miserable. Also whilst living as an artist muse she thought it would be a good idea to paint me using my own blood
01:28
December 27, 2019
SIRI.
When you turn on a virtual assistant, Alexa, Siri ,or Cortana ,for the first time even for an adult but especially as a child it feels like You've tuned into a God or Goddess of wisdom my God children have now virtually given up on parental wisdom and are living in a cyberspace come Walt Disney crack house.
01:35
December 22, 2019
THE BEE'S KNEES
The birds and bees are leaving the flowers and trees to join us for the fast food tease lapping up our left overs they'll hardly be floaty lite on the breeze after eating our fast food sleaze.
01:53
December 15, 2019
MACHO MAN
20 years ago it came as quite a shock when someone we knew became bisexual especially after they'd been such a lady killer and then became such a maneater still what then seemed a big squeal is now an every day done deal.
00:57
December 8, 2019
ANN SUMMERS
A musing for a wonderful women we called Ann Summers due to her working there, she asked for a birthday card poem and caused me a writer's block which when I tried to explain she cursed me a look of pure disdain , so I wrote it along the lines of if I bumped into her serving at the Ann summers shop. Katie looks at all men with indifference and always takes fun from them , Bravo darling it's all we do so deserve.
01:45
December 7, 2019
THE WHITTLER
A musing about a talkative taxi-dermist who would insist on talking about his part time profession as a slaughterman , my fright fully far back friend and I were able to see and smell the blood by the end of our short journey
01:41
December 2, 2019
BLIND DATE
A musing about friend's who have been through divorce and are now back on the mating sites looking for lust.
01:44
November 29, 2019
BLACK ROD !!.
A birthday poem for NENO . I call it BLACK ROD because for the first time in Britain's parliament the position of spiritual and temporal power has been handed to a woman the willow may look so soft and gentle but inside belies a heart of oak.
01:48
November 24, 2019
ENVY
A deadly sin the jade eyed jackal  our secret  schadenfreude that sleeps within waiting to show it's self like a fat cuckoo , kill the beast before it devours your love .
00:54
November 10, 2019
PAPARAZZI.
Every day the paparazzi serve us our sadistic sacrifice red and raw, no good being a herbivore if you read the daily tabloid blood and gore , you've got to be a proper carrion carnivore .The press room's a slaughterhouse stable and the editor's desk is nothing more than a butcher's table.
01:49
November 8, 2019
THE LION THING.
Looking at my Godson Watching the Lion king I cast my mind back to childhood and when I saw a pathetic beast a lion that was used as a pet in a scrap yard chained, toothless clawless castrated, so cruel it died of pneumonia because of cold and cruelty terrible how we bring these beautiful beast to suffer in a cage.
01:32
November 3, 2019
REDEMPTION.
Carrying a vicarious redemption on behalf of someone else is a burdensome weight the preachers daughter still carries hers each moment of each day. A beautiful quiet soul who was given the sin substitution by her callous caretakers. Her atonement isn't due any time soon.
01:48
November 2, 2019
MY COMPUTER'S CAUGHT CHLAMYDIA.
A short minute musing about how if you infect your friends computer with a virus they treat it as though you've infected them with an STD, In the Kenny Everett style.
00:53
October 26, 2019
SANCTIMONIOUS STAN.
Short poem about a miserable man who couldn't be anything else after he had everything and then was reduced to nothing.
00:59
October 26, 2019
VIRGIN
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.
00:58
October 26, 2019
NAME AND SHAME.
A musing about giving your offspring a strong polysyllabic sounding name something to inspire them to aspire towards fortune and fame .
00:59
October 23, 2019
EARTH, WATER ,WIND AND FIRE.
The four elements of life, if we do not lean to respect them as ancient cultures did them they will cease to respect us.
00:57
October 14, 2019
THE BODY OF JOHN DOE.
Every experience through the innocent eyes of a child can be quite terrifying. Now as an adult even death is placed into a casual calm context. Your maker might as well be your baker.
01:32
October 13, 2019
AN EYE FOR AN ( i )
a short poem about how Ai's are learning from Ai's competing in AGi's what with all the sci-fi ,WiFi ,hi-fi ,FBI let's hope the deep learning machines know the difference between "An eye for an (i) poem is written in' haiku 5 7 5 syllable continuous which is probably more to an Ai's algorithmic programmed personality.
00:32
September 28, 2019
RAGMAN ROCKEFELLER.
A poem about an old fellow who started with a horse and cart and became very rich but still retains his beggar man roots and rhetoric.
01:47
September 22, 2019
WOKING TO WATERLOO.
A poem about the busiest train in the whole of Britain and Europe the 7.22 to from Woking to Waterloo. 100 million passengers pass through Waterloo each year which makes for some terrifying or tantalising flesh to flesh point's of view.
01:39
September 21, 2019
THE LADY KILLER.
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.
01:50
September 14, 2019
BLUE GIN.
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.
01:37
August 31, 2019
A KANGAROO!!.
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.
01:52
August 30, 2019
CHIQUITITA.
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.
01:21
August 25, 2019
THE SAPIEN MACHINE.
A poem about listening to a preacher who says that we all come pre-packaged with the seven instincts of sin.
01:43
August 18, 2019
THE TRUTH.
The human hunter gatherer brain is so very hard to truth train but maybe not so using the new silicon scopolamine
01:43
August 10, 2019
A-SEXUALITY.
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.
01:53
August 3, 2019
MIDNIGHT THUNDER.
A poem for a beautiful woman who's laughter rolled around us like thunder.
01:33
July 28, 2019
WHITE DEATH
A poem about my father's time aboard a super cruise liner where all the oldies caught a virus and almost died, very similar to coronavirus it passed quickly from person to person through the air conditioning with devastating results .
01:55
July 7, 2019
VOODOO DAWN
If ever you have a drink with a witch make sure you leave that very night for in the morning you may find yourself wet shaved and naked chained to a marble tombstone with a furry cat purring out your name .
01:45
June 30, 2019
A MISER FOR YOUR DAUGHTER
A person who is cast in abject austerity remains of the same mind set forever even though they may have risen themselves up onto a privileged prosperity .
01:42
June 29, 2019
SCREAMING TOMATOES
An English king's breakfast could  consist  of swine flesh, various embryos  fungi ,congealed fried blood , kippers, herring's, pike , roach snipe bird, woodcock, venison, cockles and pilchards .    Thinking about the Buddhist belief of  reincarnation  wouldn't it be a devine justice  if these gargantuan gluttons  came back  as screaming red faced tomatoes in a vegetarian salad.
01:17
June 23, 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 .
01:10
June 9, 2019
TODD THE FOX
A short poem for Todd's forth birthday .
00:31
June 9, 2019
BLIND DATE
A poem about friends who have gone through divorces and are now back on mating sites one who's 70 something and back on the dating scene seems so keen to rekindle a teenage dream his pals are constantly 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 .
01:56
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 .
01:50
June 5, 2019
MA FAT MATE
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 obviously you become the company you .
01:42
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
01:24
May 19, 2019
TWO CREAM TEAS
A poem about the complacency of people when you mention the world temperature rise of two Degrees , you may as well be talking about Two Cream Tea's. Let's hope covid 19 wakes up the world leaders!!.
01:56
May 11, 2019
The Judas Cross chapter 5.
The Judas Cross chapter 5 A short story by Steven Richardson.
10:40
May 6, 2019
The Judas Cross chapter 4
The Judas Cross chapter 4 written by Steven Richardson.
13:28
May 4, 2019
Lily's birthday tune
Short Tune written and sang for lily's birthday which is on the 1st of may
00:34
May 2, 2019
The Judas cross chapter 3
Judas cross chapter 3 written by Steven Richardson.
14:09
April 27, 2019
The Judas Cross, chapter 2
Chapter two of the Judas Cross ,still in the raw ,A work in progress.
13:45
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 .
07:54
April 21, 2019
SLOTH
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 .
02:04
April 7, 2019
WRATH
A short poem written about wrath the human brain was last updated about three hundred thousand years ago after listening to a shrink describe it as some thing from the stone age looking at people involved in road rage I see what he means.
01:43
March 31, 2019
GLUTTONY
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 .
01:24
March 24, 2019
FISH'S FIFTIETH.
A poem i wrote for fish's fiftieth birthday, a right Yorkshire poem for a right yourkshire lad.
00:54
March 21, 2019
LUST
A short poem about lust, that seemingly deadly sin,that if the devil be shamed and the truth told it's an instinctive desire that we all behold.
01:24
March 10, 2019
PRIDE
A prick of our precious pride is all that's needed to derail and deride our sensibility into committing homicide.
01:13
February 23, 2019
BUNNY
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 recording onto a mobile phone from a old piano .
02:11
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 my old piano it's seen better days and so have i.
02:14
February 10, 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.
09:27
February 7, 2019
THE INNOCENCE
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 fourths and fifths old church chordal music I've saved on lilting you the lyrics , forgive my old piano it's seen better days and so have I .
03:07
February 2, 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 .
13:05
January 19, 2019
THE PRIMARNI PRINCE
life in year three the simplicity of being 5 years of age Lily's words put to a poem her hair being the obsession all so that she can be rescued by a primarni Prince.
00:32
December 16, 2018
THE NEW WAVE.
A short poem about how Ai's are learning from Ai's competing in AGi's what with all the sci-fi WiFi hi-fi let's hope the new deep learning machines know the difference between "an eye for an (I) " The poem I've written in haiku 5,7,5 continuous which is probably more to an Ai's algorithmic programming language, similar to Google's new Ai was recently fed thousands of romantic novels and now writes personal poetry.
01:13
December 16, 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.
00:46
December 1, 2018
MY KINGDOM FOR A HORSE
Chapter one of a short story about doing a favour for a friend .
17:25
December 1, 2018
A SIREN'S SWANSONG
Her swan song is what you hear just before your love boat runs aground and that smell of sulphur is the final pheromone you scent as you slowly drowned .
01:39
November 26, 2018
SWEET AND SOUR
A little jazz piano improvisation , Written and recorded by your humble servant ,forgive my old piano it's seen better days, and so have i
01:36
November 25, 2018
THE MORTAL MACHINE
A poem I wrote for my model T father who was made in 1926 ,his first day at work in 1939 started with him walking through Steel yards in Sheffield where shire horses and elephants were used as machinery pulling Steel drays in the lead up to the 2nd world War. A terrifying experience at the age of twelve.
02:13
October 21, 2018