Richard Pierce

Richard Pierce – author, poet, painter

Browsing Category: Poetry

Poetry, Politics


surface tension not even in the corridors of tradition-hobbled government buildings does this beast raise its head, civil and uncivil servants scurrying along robots of invisibly prescribed policy and hunger… Continue Reading

Life, Poetry


today i came across a man without language or imagination incapable of seeing how words can be used differently to make new meanings and pictures and feelings even agreeing to… Continue Reading



She saw him out of the corner Of her one still-functioning eye as She rushed across the deserted bridge To her one-bedroomed cupboard south Of the oppressive river, and stopped…. Continue Reading

Life, Poetry


long lists shirt lists unfinished lists imaginary lists incomplete scribbled typed one-handed urgent useless hounding hounded lists lists lists unstarted unread untought overthought seconds going indecision lost words lost actions… Continue Reading



These are no longer my thoughts, My actions, my words, movements, Feelings. They come from that Foreign force within that hijacks, Has always, my body, my being, When there is… Continue Reading