Author Archive | David Millen

Regarding my Dimentia

I worry that people don’t seem to be whistling anymore — don’t you? People aren’t humming either What does it mean? I remember times riding the upper deck on the bus when the whole world hummed and whistled — a cacophony it was. I miss it. Don’t you? Now people tap their fingers and curl […]

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Following a cup of tea, a shortbread biscuit and a full pipe of tobacco a retired colonel picks up his fountain pen (did Ayn Rand write with a fountain pen?) and writes about “Time”

“Time” What time is it? – Time you bought a watch Time for pee pee “Time Gentlemen Please” In the nick of time Behind the times Time on my hands Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and … I yodeled in the Alps with Hammed, my St. Bernard dog, and wondered if the echo was in the past, […]

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Blue Shoes

It’s bad luck to put new shoes on the table Unless you are standing in them If standing in them on what happens to be a new table You should walk on your hands Or fly If you walk on your hands Remove all jewellery and empty your bowels If you fly You must also […]

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