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No. 2055

  
Let Silence Prevail. By CpSingleton © 2016

Yesterday was horrifically quiet and he didn’t like it:

The noisy stillness constantly booming in his ears

Made him think he was being forced down.

He had felt like a pea and the world was

A child’s thumb pushing him into the

Mashed potato of suffocating silence.

Today?

He yearns for that silence.

Let the door bell ring until it falls off the wall.

He doesn’t want to see who’s standing there.

It could be the angels three and he would not open the door.

Ignore him and his words, he doesn’t

Give one dry shit today.

He’s become used to the stillness now,

The glory of non communication is his new friend.

 

It almost feels like a woollen blanket,

Cosy and warm, like a womb and if you 

Snatch it from him he will snap your fingers like lolly sticks.

He was the Abbot of Absurdity; 

No he’s a Trappist monk.

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About Chris42

I am a liar! A maker-uper of stories! If this was the 16 (c) I'd be burned as a witch. Fank goodness it is not, eh?! I have four children: two wonderful girls, a fantastic lad and Leeds United. I have no strict genre. I write children's poetry and stories, to edgy, stronger themes. Up until now I have stored them for my own and my family's viewing. Last year i thought bugger it and starred in several short films. One, Playground, which is on the BBC Film Network, used the monologue that I wrote for the audition. You should've seen the face of the receptionist, of the Manchester hotel, where the audition was being held, as I turned up dressed as the psychopath, Gordon. It got the desired effect! I then moved up to Cumbria and wrote and appeared in several live performances on stage. 2012. A local artist, Kayleigh Richardson, commissioned me to write a poem for her to paint a representation. I sent her, The Rise of the Robot Monkey Army. Kayleigh painted a fantastic piece that blew my mind! From that we are collaborating on the Jacob Bear series of stories. Oh and Two's Company is to published, along with seventeen other Sci Fi short stories as part of a collection. Not a bad start to the, so called, last year of the Earth. Now is the time to show the rest of you. I take my themes wherever i see them, whether in reality or dream-world. I hope you enjoy. If not tell me why. If so tell me why. Many thanks and be safe. So far I have published: Jacob Bear's first Christmas,https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007GK872A (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GK872A (USA) Jacob Bear Goes to School https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007JD3OKY (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007JD3OKY (USA Jacob's First Words https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007VZWPSC (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VZWPSC (USA) Space Here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007H96M90 (UK) &http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H96M90#reader_B007H96M90 The Rise of the Sponge Cake Moon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007WWZ16M (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WWZ16M (USA) © Madstoffa, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.

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2 thoughts on “No. 2055

  1. This is me on every other day.

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | January 5, 2016, 7:00 pm
  2. And me! Especially today.
    I’m aching a little. First big day back to the gym yesterday. Pft.

    Posted by cpsingleton42 | January 5, 2016, 7:03 pm

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