Richard Pierce

Richard Pierce – author, poet, painter

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


A Day

A million thoughts. Tasks undone. A list of new tasks. Neither written down, just scribbled into some obscure part of my mind, from which they surface from time to time…. Continue Reading