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  You could have a big dipper   

Fade by James Lilley

Thoughts all cloudy

for it I am weak

habits don’t get no better

still smiling in the rain

Waiting on the sun

not minding the storm.


James Lilley, 34, father of three from Swansea, Wales. By day an Arcade Engineer, by night a bare knuckle boxer and poet. Having started submitting in lockdown has had work appear in multiple publications including Versification, Daily Drunk, Close to The Bone, Punk Noir Magazine, Skyway Journal, Splintered Disorder Press, and many others. Named Versifications Punk of The Year 2020 and has poetry collection The Blue Hour due for publication Nov 2021.

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