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Poetry, poetry

No. 2080

  
Photo courtesy: deviant art.
For The Serpent. By CpSingleton © 2016

First you loved. Only

Because it suited you:

Your fingers causing

Friction on their opposite twins.

Each smile seen as snarl

By others but your lover.

He, blinkered to your 

Manoeuvring and games.

Over time you took them 

Out of play like pawns,

Leaving him alone in your 

Thorn wrapped arms tight.

Then, one day in January 

He awoke with wide eyes

To see that your mask had

Slipped, leaving the serpent.

Was it too late, as you shot for 

His bare, soft throat? Or will 

His new consciousness allow 

Him defence from your fangs?

The heavens can hear you,

Like a fury, scream filth;

Throwing it in his direction.

A pity you are a terrible shot.

When will you learn that 

Your heart is for more than 

Pumping blood to your organs?

When will humanity flourish within?

After you are proved a mere

Icy rock in a dark space,

I do hope you will find a new path

To a future warm sun. And

May its gravity draw you in

So that you feel the warmth.

Let then those rays melt the cold

That surrounds and you may grow.

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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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