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No. 2081

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Thoughts on Loss. By CpSingleton. © 2016

 

 

You have a default lovely side when you’re drunk.

One that remembers nice things:

 

The walks through apple blossom as the breeze

Manipulated a confetti storm of delicate

White petals to flitter about our amazed,

Wide eyes.

 

The bonfire night by the Wharfe.

Across its whispering waters, carrying

Images of dancing flames, stood

The silhouette of Bolton Abbey.

Hand in hand, we gasped at the fireworks as they

Exploded over history and us.

 

Our first day out together:

Both with money in the other jeans,

Except

The foreign coins we used to pay for chips.

Innocence masked as we handed them over

To the busy, flustered cashier.

 

Never once did you think of those moments

When we were floating within and around them.

Your eyes were too busy looking for

The next best thing; without knowing what it was.

Then, when you thought you were inside

Its bed, you realised you had already had  it and lost it…

Only then do you text.

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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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5 thoughts on “No. 2081

  1. This poem goes with the song I just posted. It actually fits your poem better than mine. This is lovely, and sad. Full of nostalgia. Almost, like an Adele song.

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | January 23, 2016, 10:27 pm

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