The Evening Post - Dave Tutin

A new poem.

Posted: May 2, 2021

And the total failures And the small regrets And the euphoric moments And the lasting hurt And the brief laughter And the broken bones And the broken hearts And the first times And the last times And the naked bodies And the closed minds And the wrong choices And the new tastes And the new […]

From a book in the making – Poem #30

Posted: March 22, 2021

A long time ago…

Posted: February 16, 2021

Beneath my grandmother’s dining table I was captain of my own spacecraft ​ Or I was steering the entire house  like some ancient galleon through rough seas to safety ​ I sat between the crossbeams legs outstretched and imagined as many worlds as my young mind could imagine ​ All those adventures are lost to […]

For today…

Posted: February 14, 2021

I hope your Valentine’s Day is a little more optimistic than the one mentioned here. All the craziness – good or bad – is explained by our living in the beautiful prison.

A recent thought…

Posted: February 5, 2021

A new poem.

Posted: January 28, 2021

The old piano.

Posted: December 10, 2020

From the book under construction

Posted: November 20, 2020

34. It’s too late when we die To admit we don’t see eye to eye   – Mike + The Mechanics s Life it seems will always find a way to humble you defeat you or clothe you with regret ​ Today I learned a most painful lesson ​ When you discover someone died with […]

November 7, 2020

Posted: November 7, 2020

Sometimes the WISHING GROUND delivers. A song that, when you dig below the surface, is about optimism. ©2020 Dave Tutin / openDmusic

More poems

Posted: October 27, 2020

Ernest Hemingway once said, “There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Many people think writing is something certain people choose to do. Believe me, it is not a choice. At times it’s like your head fills with words and the only relief is to write them down…be […]

I wrote that…

Posted: October 24, 2020

I guess it’s bound to happen when you’ve been listening to songs as long as I have. A line jumped into my head and I could not for the life of me remember where I’d heard it. Then I realized I had not just heard it, I’d written it. It was in this song from […]

A new lyric

Posted: October 17, 2020

YESTERDAY’S EYES There’s a story to be told Of dark and dust But the story keeps on changing As all stories must History we know is part truth and part lies And I’m seeing it all Through yesterday’s eyes There’s a hero growing old With nowhere to go No battles to fight No bravery to […]

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