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No. 3000

My 3000th poem since last year.

I know, it’s quality not quantity, but still. Most may be shit, but, as I have said, this is just a notebook.

 
 Happening Again. By CpSingleton © 2016

The end is coming.

We know too much.

When we start understanding ourselves 

To this degree, yet

Do little to advance,

We know too much and

Are too little.

Nature won’t allow it.

She’ll find a way past our greed and

Stupidity.

She’ll warm her palms and clap

Until continents lean in to kiss 

Each other’s shorelines,

Sending bodies scattering like

Wailing, bent confetti at

The wedding of the new order.

We, with our many screens

Showing many screams;

Us with our want to spill hate

Beneath the cosy covers of love;

Need to listen to her heartbeat.

It quickens in consternation.

She shuffles like the demented,

In the hallway of indecision,

Uncertain what the door is,

Never mind where it leads.

“It’s happening again,” she

Mumbles into her gnarled fingers.

“It’s happening again.”

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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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3 thoughts on “No. 3000

  1. Maybe you should do a poetry collection. A nice suggestion from your American drinking buddy.

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | February 8, 2016, 4:28 pm

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