RAVENHEART.

RAVENHEART.

POETRY . SHORT STORIES . PIANO.


THE BODY OF JOHN DOE.
Oct 13 • 1 min
Every experience through the innocent eyes of a child can be quite terrifying. Now as an adult even death is placed into a casual calm context. Your maker might as well be your baker. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE OLD COLONIAL.
Oct 5 • 2 min
A poem about listening to my father talking of India 1947 and how he was sent there as a conscripted soldier to guard the British Raj who treated everyone including him as SLAVE’S OF THE EMPIRE. —- Send in a voice message:…
THE SIGNS OF THE ZOO-DIAC.
Oct 2 • 2 min
Growing up in a witches coven with them casting spiritual spells over everyone and everything I couldn’t understand the stars then and still can’t but they battled for the Sorseresse’s supremacy, spiritually and sexually, seeming almost schizophrenic, it…
AN EYE FOR AN ( i )
Sep 28 • 0 min
a short poem about how Ai’s are learning from Ai’s competing in AGi’s what with all the sci-fi ,WiFi ,hi-fi ,FBI let’s hope the deep learning machines know the difference between “An eye for an (i) poem is written in’ haiku 5 7 5 syllable continuous which…
RAGMAN ROCKEFELLER.
Sep 22 • 2 min
A poem about an old fellow who started with a horse and cart and became very rich but still retains his beggar man roots and rhetoric. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
WOKING TO WATERLOO.
Sep 21 • 2 min
A poem about the busiest train in the whole of Britain and Europe the 7.22 to from Woking to Waterloo. 100 million passengers pass through Waterloo each year which makes for some terrifying or tantalising flesh to flesh point’s of view. —- Send in a voice…
THE LADY KILLER.
Sep 14 • 2 min
A poem for a dear friend of mine who’s charismatic appeal with women was so legendary that it led to him receiving the pseudonym of THE VALLEY DRIVE LADY KILLER. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
BLUE GIN.
Aug 31 • 2 min
A short sketch about a friend of mine who was constantly in and out of the dry out clinic or the shrink clink where upon he would telephone explaining what the psychiatrist was doing ,then exasperatedly shout that it was nothing to do with the drink!!.…
A KANGAROO!!.
Aug 30 • 2 min
A sketch about Thornton Harding the Junior obsession with exotic pets , building kangaroo netball team the badger for the bedroom and an otter for the bathroom. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Chiquitita.
Aug 25 • 1 min
A little ditty for Unis a Filipino irish girl who worked at the Crown hotel and blew all the trousers of the old peverted pensioners at the rotary club. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE SAPIEN MACHINE.
Aug 18 • 2 min
A poem about listening to a preacher who says that we all come pre-packaged with the seven instincts of sin. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE TRUTH.
Aug 10 • 2 min
The human hunter gatherer brain is so very hard to truth train but maybe not so using the new silicon scopolamine —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
A-SEXUALITY.
Aug 3 • 2 min
Being fifty something plus tax its hard to understand all the new genderisation but with all the blood carnage and war maybe this new generation can do a little better than before. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
AN AFTERSHAVE APERITIF.
Jul 28 • 2 min
A poem for super tramp who had a very good cure for halitosis panting out perfume after drinking your bathroom cabinet dry. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
MIDNIGHT THUNDER.
Jul 28 • 1 min
A poem for a beautiful woman who’s laughter rolled around us like thunder. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
LADY NIGELLA.
Jul 28 • 1 min
A poem for a greasy spoons NIGELLA who was definitely licenced to kill with her swine flesh grill. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
VICE.
Jul 14 • 2 min
Prostitution is one of the oldest professions it came before the 4 angels and Samuel . It’s time for governments to take legal control of this sexual slave trade . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE WHITE DEATH.
Jul 7 • 2 min
A poem about my father’s time abord a super cruise liner where all the old badgers caught a virus and almost died. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
VOODOO DAWN.
Jun 30 • 2 min
If ever you have a drink with a witch make sure you leave that very night , in the morning you may find yourself wet shaved of every hair,.and naked to a gravestone,with a furry little cat purring out your name. —- Send in a voice message:…
A MISER FOR YOUR DAUGHTER.
Jun 29 • 2 min
A person who is cast in abject austerity remains of the same mind set forever even though they may have risen themselves to a privileged prosperity. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
A TOMATO SCREAM.
Jun 23 • 1 min
After consuming two boiled chicken embryos on toast , i thought briefly in buddhistic thought about my reincarnation as a tomato. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE LESBIAN MAN.
Jun 16 • 2 min
A poem about an angry old septuaganrian who was release after he was given hormone therapy for prostate cancer ,which also freed his feminine side. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
A Moon Beam Dream
Jun 9 • 1 min
A poem about a cherub child called Lily,who arrived so devine and right on time ,to save us from our self destruction ,just as if Gabriel that had gifted to us ,his Lily shaped horn. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
TODD THE FOX.
Jun 9 • 0 min
A short poem for Todd’s forth birthday . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
BLIND DATE.
Jun 8 • 2 min
A poem about friends who’ve gone through divorces and are now on dating sites one who’s 70 something and back on the dating scene and seems so keen to rekindle a teenage dream, his pals a ribbing him about what might happen telling him he should be on…
Mortal Machine.
Jun 5 • 2 min
A poem i wrote for my father who was born in 1926 and now resembles a model T ford needing constant tinkering and maintenance to keep him up and running. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE FRENCH CONNECTION.
Jun 2 • 2 min
My poem about a boy born into the last bastion of Beelzebub Marseille,who then became the Capo di Capo ruling the French underworld ,before being gunned down in Paris for an old Vendetta. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
MA FAT MATE !.
May 31 • 2 min
A poem about a rolly polly flat mate who lost massive amounts of weight ,and then became so serious and slim . I took his place and became fat and happy instead , you become the company you . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Laughing Brexiteer.
May 19 • 1 min
The Westminster war has spilt blood onto the backbenchers ,but who will win?, the far right feudalists or the milky way middle class. #poetrybystevenrichardson —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Two Cream Teas?.
May 11 • 2 min
A poem I wrote about the complacency of some people towards the expectancy of a 2 degree temperature rise —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Judas Cross chapter 5.
May 6 • 11 min
The Judas Cross chapter 5 A short story by Steven Richardson. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Judas Cross chapter 4
May 4 • 13 min
The Judas Cross chapter 4 written by Steven Richardson. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Lily’s birthday tune.
May 2 • 0 min
Short Tune i wrote and sang for lily’s birthday which is on the 1st of may. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Judas cross chapter 3
Apr 27 • 14 min
Judas cross chapter 3 written by Steven Richardson. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Judas Cross, chapter 2
Apr 21 • 14 min
Chapter two of the Judas Cross ,still in the raw ,A work in progress. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Judas cross chapter 1
Apr 21 • 8 min
Chapter one of the Judas cross, a short story /script I’m scribbling at .A work still in progress , bit raw . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
A navy blue nervous breakdown.
Apr 17 • 2 min
Living like nocturnal Belfry bats fuelled on booze and nose gay narcotics, we were coming in from nights out as the blue suited businessman were leaving for 6 oclock work ,both of us especially the blue suits ended up having depression and breakdowns. The…
SLOTH!!.
Apr 7 • 2 min
My seventh deadly sin, sloth, unlike the rest is void of any of the others ,using the epitome of sin the sloth mammal turn’s out to be the perfect green dream machine this hairy leaf eater has a zero carbon footprint, we’d do well to put a little slow…
Big Ben take 3
Apr 6 • 3 min
Using 4ths and fifth s in free style improvisation in a limited time . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Big Ben ,take 2.
Apr 1 • 2 min
Taking the slow theme using fifteen mins of raw mood and emotion to force the tune to a tantrum so hopefully on the third take or tantrum a few licks will come forth . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Big Ben
Mar 31 • 3 min
Short piece of piano I composed whilst listening to the evening song of church bells in Harrogate, also of big Ben on the news , I was thinking how boring it must have been just playing music in fourths and fifths which the early musicians took from their…
WRATH !.
Mar 31 • 2 min
A poem i wrote about the human wrath a deadly sin or instinctive trait brought from stone age. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
GLUTTONY?.
Mar 24 • 1 min
I was outraged to read that human race slaughters 3 billion animals a day, I wrote this in a pompous manner after listening to a hunter talking about his blood sports as though he had a devine right to kill. —- Send in a voice message:…
Fish’s fiftieth.
Mar 21 • 1 min
A poem i wrote for fish’s fiftieth birthday, a right Yorkshire poem for a right yourkshire lad. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
ENVY.
Mar 17 • 1 min
A poem i wrote about the jade eyed jackal Envy that you must kill before it devours love. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Mistral woman
Mar 17 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about an ex girlfriend who was a Spanish African artist, she was similar to having two different winds blowing at the same time, the soft mistral breeze the other a blood rain Scirocco, a very volatile mix —- Send in a voice message:…
Lady Lust .
Mar 10 • 1 min
A short poem i wrote about the deadly sins lust and her raping of trust. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Greed.
Mar 2 • 1 min
Our capitalist need to succeed involves greed , The second instinct of survival is to feed . A hijacked hypothalamus flies us all into the fire of desire. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
precious Pride
Feb 23 • 1 min
The seven deadly sins or our seven survival instincts. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Bunny
Feb 17 • 2 min
A brief improvisation piece I wrote for Lilly’s bunny which had gone missing I put into thirds and made it jump around as her cloth bunny was coming back, he was later found in the washing machine. Forgive the recording it’s always bad onto a mobile phone…
OCD
Feb 17 • 3 min
A poem I wrote About a military man . There’s something about the military personnel who spend at least 20 years in the service all of them seemed exceptionally OCD especially if they’ve taken it to extremes of being awarded medals Ds degrees DFC VC’s ,…
A Long Tall Love Affair.
Feb 10 • 2 min
A short tune I wrote for Lilly on my decrepit old piano about her long tall love affair with her long tall Frigidaire ,she was obsessed with sticking magnets and pictures on it at the age of five , I thought we should have a tune, the lyrics aren’t too…
Suicidal Snails
Feb 10 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about Poor snails that use to be so free swimming as jelly fish under the sea, now so trapped onto Terra Firma I can understand why they be depressed suffering from suicidal Tendencies throwing themselves under our feet on every garden…
The Macho Man .
Feb 8 • 1 min
Twenty years ago It come as quite a shock when someone I’d known for ten years became bi especially when they’d been such a lady Killer then become a man eater as well but you quickly get used to it, amazingly his sexual score card went through the roof…
A Green Dream.
Feb 7 • 9 min
chalk and cheese, chapter one, a husband and wife with very opposing opinions on the arrival of their Neo hippie neighbours. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
THE INNOCENCE
Feb 2 • 3 min
A short piano piece I wrote about the innocence of a young mind and how our hallowed docterines to them must sound like serious nursery rhymes , hence why I threw in a few holy hollow fourth church chords. your humble musical servent begs forgiveness for…
The Special Brew Crew.
Feb 2 • 1 min
The Bonhomie brothers of revelry ,ghosts of the good Life that I still now and then see ,all of us heading towards that big dry sobriety. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Midwife Crisis.
Jan 26 • 2 min
A poem I wrote about men of a certain age that divorce their women who resemble a midwife ,then go in search of adventure leaving everything behind them , usually it’s on a Harley-Davidson motorbike heading towards fun in the sun I know how it feels, a…
A Kiss of Death.
Jan 19 • 1 min
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Déjà Vu
Jan 19 • 13 min
Chapter one of a story I wrote about crossing the great divide and how things don’t work out too well for one sacred sapien. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Bohemian Fugitives.
Jan 13 • 0 min
The poem I wrote to describe our bohemian Harrogate, group who live wild and free untamed and untouched by the force of conformity. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Minute past Midnight train.
Jan 13 • 2 min
A poem I wrote about leaving Sheffield my home town at the age of 19 I couldn’t understand why the train left at a minute past midnight until a 100 Steel whistles blew for the shift change at midnight then I knew, I looked back towards the east end to a…
ESTRANGED.
Jan 5 • 0 min
The strange phenomenon of twin estrangement where nothing of similarity is shared apart from indifference. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
POPPIES.
Jan 5 • 0 min
A poem I wrote after reading that In the Great War the soldiers 16 to 18 were recruited in there millions most of whom were virgins . Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for war, had written into their guidebooks , this piece of advice, “In this new…
A Second Hand Spunk Bunny
Jan 1 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about how love seems such an old piece of clothing , threadbare and out of style , untill you try it on then you find it’s still in fashion. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Road Rage
Jan 1 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about trapping the human in a tin can car and how it quickly reverts back to using the reptilian brain stem —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Spring Cleaning.
Jan 1 • 1 min
A poem I wrote for Lilly year 2 and her cat called Shaun ,also her mother who’s always cleaning. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The War !!.
Dec 30, 2018 • 1 min
A short sketch I wrote about a Christmas bash with the Old relatives , cooking programmes and war movies on alternative TVs ,daughter trying to talk in between both of them. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Katie’s birthday.
Dec 29, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote for Katie who’s casual approach to everyone and everything drives me crazy. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Revolting /Teardrop
Dec 29, 2018 • 0 min
Two poems I wrote on how the smallest ripple could cause a revolution and how the smallest deadly distraction as with the Colosseum in Rome can stop one . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Scotch Broth .
Dec 23, 2018 • 2 min
A poem I wrote for a fallen Angel who now has his wings back. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Primarni Prince
Dec 16, 2018 • 0 min
life in year three the simplicity of being 5 years of age Lilly’s words in a poem her hair being the obsession. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The New Wave.
Dec 16, 2018 • 1 min
A short poem I wrote after hearing that Ai’s are playing other Ai’s in computer games to produce what’s termed as AGi’s .The poem is in 5 7 5, seventeen repeated syllables throughout , Haiku style which AGi’s may prefer . —- Send in a voice message:…
The Cancer Cookoo
Dec 16, 2018 • 1 min
How medieval doctors were dressed as huge birds with beak’s and believed that the soul was delivered and taken by them in transmigration , i.e stalk”s, babies, raven’s devils omen, cookoo’s madness . —- Send in a voice message:…
Medallion Men
Dec 10, 2018 • 1 min
Medallion Men of middle-age a mirages of their former selves once we’re war-faced warriors now war-farin worriers. A poem written for uncle Horice . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Mien Liebherr
Dec 8, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about the sixty three year love affair between a member of the royal family and one her dutiful long standing servant known as G M for short the Queen mums old cool companion. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Fifty Shades of Filth
Dec 2, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about being a Monotone in Monochrome a man of a certain age. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The M62
Dec 1, 2018 • 1 min
Trapped in a traffic jam on the M62 Monday 7.45 . I thought I’d compose and sing a song to a diesel truck accompaniment. By the way I can’t sing. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
M’alice in Thunderland.
Dec 1, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote for an innocent girl who when tempered up sounds like a hell’s angel. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
You Me and LSD
Dec 1, 2018 • 2 min
The Magic mushroom Would definitely unlock an infinite monkey cage. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
My kingdom for a horse
Dec 1, 2018 • 17 min
Chapter one of a short story about doing a favour for a friend . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Soul Catcher .
Nov 30, 2018 • 1 min
Mortal fish in a dream river . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Whittler.
Nov 29, 2018 • 1 min
My Talkative taxi-dermist. A poem I wrote about a cab driver who insisted on talking about his days as a slaughterman. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Noble Feudal Few.
Nov 29, 2018 • 2 min
A poem I wrote about, The British boarding school’s that were without doubt what built Empire, anyone subjected to this kind of brutality could easily subjugate anyone else to such. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
BIG JUDD
Nov 26, 2018 • 1 min
Male prowess in a 1980s northern town usual consisted of attempting a liquid suicide at every available opportunity to prove your maculinity. A poem I wrote for a God child. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
A Sirens Swansong
Nov 26, 2018 • 2 min
A fatal pheromone that over rides our rationale. A poem I wrote about a period of my life when caution was thrown into the wind . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Ode to a Toad
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
Paint me warts and all seid Cromwell who had the skin of a toad , The least I could do is write a poem for him. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
LEVITICUS
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote for a fantastic girl who was terribly crippled but had a beautiful soul that cast long shadows of perfection over mine. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Sanctimonious Stan
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about a man who had everything and now nothing. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Mr Mercantile.
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A short poem I wrote about the greed of the city. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Sweet and Sour Staccato
Nov 25, 2018 • 2 min
A little improvisation piano piece I wrote using Chinese intervals and western blues , Your humble musical servant ,Please forgive the recording as I recorded it live onto my mobile phone without editing ,thank you. —- Send in a voice message:…
The Station
Nov 25, 2018 • 4 min
Poem I wrote about a varing selection of sapians on a train station —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Immaculate Creation
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about an ex girlfriend who’s creative works seemed similar to gestation periods . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Ten Cigarettes till dawn
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about a crazy girl who shall love till I die. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Lazarus of Love
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote for two old Bohemian Fugitives. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
A Love Lost
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
Burning the bridge over blood river,a poem I wrote about my feuding family. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Sacred Rain
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
A poem I wrote about the perpetual purification of the rain cycle. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Cock Robin
Nov 25, 2018 • 1 min
Poem I wrote about the bravery of the Robin. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
God google.
Nov 24, 2018 • 1 min
A short poem I wrote about our neo omnipresence . —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The killing of Mrs Maple
Nov 24, 2018 • 2 min
A short poem wrote about the savagery of the human towards mother nature. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
Name and Shame
Oct 21, 2018 • 2 min
A short poem I wrote about the importance of a naming your offspring. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message
The Mortal Machine
Oct 21, 2018 • 2 min
Describing my old Model T father that was built in 1926 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ravenheart/message