FOCUS ON THE NEGATIVE #poetry #negativethinking #clichéinversion

A reading of Focus On The Negative

FOCUS ON THE NEGATIVE #poetry #darkmatter #clichéinversion

Sometimes I like to invert a cliché & see what happens. Focus on The Positive is good advice much of the time. However, many things happen to humans & are done by humans which have no positive side, and to suggest they do is an evasion at best, & complicity at worst. Hence my poem, FOCUS ON THE NEGATIVE.

It’s from my forthcoming book MEDIUM, which will be available on Spotify & as an ebook downloadable from I am also doing a limited, collectible, personally dedicated print edition which must be pre-ordered from