Under the Spotlight – Written Wednesday 21st July 1999 (Aged 24)

Under the Spotlight

in the world
it seems i am a dead end
i need a new friend
just to stem the flow
wounds that i should mend
please, do not go
in the world
the spotlight has turned onto me
i appear clumsy in its glare
please, do not go
i am still here, dreaming of you there
in the world
i am a frightened hunter
with damaged claws
and a unique but obvious flaw
need a new friend
things that i need to tend
i need to get to you and your land
things need to be tended
i know, i hope you understand




James Garratt – Wednesday 21st July 1999


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