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No. 3017

  
No Longer The Starlet. By CpSingleton © 2016

You came to me in a dream:

Singing delicate lullabies

With promises of summer sun and

Boat trips along our hearts;

Yet you left me in nightmare.

Each shoelace married to the other

In order to cause laughter 

At my bumbling, stumbling gait.

Potholes purposely left 

To see how hard I’d fall.

Pianos dangled from on high

In hope that the cacophony 

Of crash and wallop would

Smash my mind in three.

Unfortunately for you

I’d seen the films before.

Harold Lloyd and Charlie C

Had shown my younger eyes

That you could push my love

From open skyscraper window,

Crumbling western cliff and

Out of a passing locomotive and 

I would survive for next week’s

Hilarious, twenty minute episode.

Take your smile; that hungry grin and

Retreat from my theatre,

You are no longer the starlet. 

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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. 3017

  1. Well done. I approve. This poem has my stamp of approval. Fuck starlets. . Now come help move boxes ya wanker.

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | February 26, 2016, 7:11 pm
  2. I have a flipper, which might prove useful in Piffle’s box moving.

    Posted by robertlarrywhite1313 | February 26, 2016, 9:30 pm

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