His & Hers: Raw Lines #10 – first thing on a Sunday morning…


I’m feeling let down to be honest. I thought you understood we need to talk. I’m tired of sitting on my arse waiting for you to start this. But hey, don’t rush to reply, do whatever you have planned for today, I really wouldn’t want to spoil anything you enjoy.


I do talk to you! I’ve never been so open with anyone. You are spoiling what I enjoy, you, the way you where, what’s got into you?


Come on, it’s obvious you avoid talking about anything to do with us. Do you really think I’m that dumb? You like stringing me along, you’re an expert at it, you’ve been doing it since day one, the very first day we started this. As you said I’m pathetic, I agree, I must be for taking this from you for so long. So let’s keep it simple, you do something for once.


And when did I say that you’re pathetic? Why would I speak to you like that? You’re not dumb and there is no need for you to say that. Forcing me to do something isn’t going to make me do so much quicker, don’t you get that? You seem to be so moody lately. You need to calm down.


Well that seems to say it all, you don’t even know what you said two days ago. This is all part of the same thing, the same old problem, you not being able to move on. I’m not forcing you to do anything anyone who really cares would do. I’m calm, why would you think I’m not, all I’m doing is telling you what I see. And please spare me your innocence, just do something for us. I’m tired of being the only one trying to make us work.


It’s first thing on a Sunday morning and yet again it’s all me, me, me with you, I’m fed up of your do this, do that moods and messages. This is the last thing I need, stop being so damn pushy, I’ve had enough, okay!

His & Hers: Raw Lines #9 – Maybe all we need are yours?


You know something, you and I are much closer than you believe, we’re not so different it seems to me. You come over as liking your own company, so do I, you like space and freedom to be yourself, as do I, you have commitments and responsibilities that you take seriously, I too very much so, you feel most alive, close to nature, exposed to the sky, the stars, smiling as your imagination soars, as you say to feel warm rain upon your skin, and now and then, like me, so need to feel the tingle of hands upon your body, soft lips exploring you, to feel the beating heart of someone close, their breath their sighs, to sensually let go.


It’s crazy how you know me so well – I mean it’s like you are the other half of me. I’ve never had anyone in my life understand me so much, I’m a little spooked now.


It’s not really crazy. There’ve been times when you’ve said what I already know, that we are soul-mates, as if we’re each other’s safe harbour in the ever changing sea of life. As you used to often say, we are connected, I’ve always believed this too, I your anchor, you my soaring angel, free to fly, to be you, not tied down, yet always knowing I’ll not let you go, that I’ll always be there for you. You are the other half of me too. Just felt I had to tell you this, there is nothing spooky, I just take in everything you’ve ever written me, I’ve let you in and feel you inside of me, I’ve grown to know you, it’s quite wonderful.


Yes, I do think we’re connected, there’s no question about that at all. When you describe it like that it doesn’t sound spooky, just me not using the right words, maybe all we need are yours.

His & Hers: Raw Lines #8 – Not hearing…


You’re not hearing what I say, you don’t understand I’m way ahead of you, my feelings are the deepest, I’m uncomfortable being without you, uncomfortable with us just being here. There’s more to us than just what you want, what I want matters too. There has to be a way ahead for us. What are we actually waiting for?


Please don’t make demands of me. You know my feelings about that. I’m hearing you loud and clear. Maybe you need to keep a firmer grip on your feelings.


I’m not holding back my feelings, how can I they are real. If you can keep a grip on yours then perhaps they’re not so real. I’ve said all I have to say, it’s up to you now.


Please can you try and understand what I’m asking for right now is a little reassurance. Don’t attack me when what I need most is for you to show me that you care.

His & Hers – raw lines extracted at random from ‘Believing Sight Unseen’  a file of a man and woman’s words.

EDC Shorts: six words – lines – ‘poetry’ #116

More Than?

We’ve lost the plot

Spent so long here

Lost track of where been

Who wrote what and when

Ever nudging squeezing

Seeing who’ll give in

Who’ll break first

Who cares most

And on and on

Why do we do this

All so scary

the risks we take

For no good reason

We need to speak

To hear to see

To know if friends

Or more than?


This poem has also been posted at the Go Dog Go Cafe https://godoggocafe.com/2018/03/09/more-than-eric-edc-writing/

His & Hers: Raw Lines #7 – Part of it…

Part of it…


Yet another weekend, you’ll look good, so desirable on a night or two out with friends, maybe a date, maybe someone regular. I’m not naive, you’re a sensual woman – you have your needs and more ways than most to sate them. I just don’t get, given all you’ve said you feel, why not with me? I’m struggling to comprehend what we are all about, with not really knowing what you want from me? Why are you doing this, why can’t you open up and let me in, let me see who you really are?


I’m going out but there won’t be any dates with men or women, just me having fun with my friends. Yes, I’m highly sexed and can get a quickie any time I like but I don’t want that any more – can’t you see that. You’re going on like I’m sleeping with everyone apart from you!


I’m not going on as though you are sleeping around, if I thought that I wouldn’t be here. I’m just saying that we are not exclusive to each other, how could we be, we’ve never met. You are obviously free to live your life as you like – I’d just like to know when I’ll be a part of it?


You are a part of it and that’s what I’ m saying – there is no one else. I’m enjoying getting to know you, I’ve no hidden agenda, I just want this to continue as well as it is and see how it goes, that’s it, it’s for all the right reasons you know.


If only I knew what to say, had words left to give what you seem to need – more and more of them from me? I want to share my thoughts with you but nothing more will come. I’ve revealed more to you than anyone, you know the man I am. Do you really need more of this or the real possibility of us?


I don’t need the possibility of us, I need the real us. I always have and always will. Have I ever given you reason to doubt this? I’ve loved getting to know you and still do. I thought you knew our feelings were mutual?

His & Hers – raw lines extracted at random from ‘Believing Sight Unseen’  a file of a man and woman’s words written as they came, from where, your guess as good as mine.