//
you're reading...
Poetry, poetry, Uncategorized

No. 3071

  
One More Night. By CpSingleton © 2016

Sometimes I miss the laughter.

It resonates around my weary head.

It supersedes the other decisions 

We’ve made in our lives.

It stands, legs akimbo,

Framed by many doors and

Says several silly words

That tickle until I can’t breath.

That’s what I miss.

Ar guitar and dictaphone 

Songs that had little in relation 

To rhyme and rhythm.

They had a simple superior 

Stupidity that few understand.

Like Fish Slapping or 

Naughty Boys mistaken 

For messiahs.

Here’s a thought

Let us, after the night is closed, 

Stand outside the kebab shop,

Old billy bubbling ar veins,

Eyes wide at the stupidity of

Poisoned brains and their need

To throw flaccid fists 

Through the early morning air.

We’ll marvel as they narrowly miss

Girls with skirts the length 

Of their attention span.

One last time 

You’ll push me into Jim and

We will snigger as ar 

Number’s called.

I will shake serendipity’s hand

With a loud crowd pleasing reply,

Collect my shish with a grin and

Leave the night to its

Broken silliness.
We’ll stagger home and

Make the oath that 

A thousand generations of

Drunken old friends make:

In ten years we’ll meet up and

Do this all again.
Time can make a mockery of

Fragile hopes. 

Advertisements

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.

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Please Help A Poor Writer Enter His Work Into Competitions.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 5,969 other followers

KEEP OFF!!

© C.p.Singleton, 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. Don't make me have to take the shirt off your whipped back if you break the rules! I will you know! Us writing folk work hard to make rubbish up for you to enjoy, so don't abuse or you lose! Tha's right!

Blog Awards

Blog Awards

%d bloggers like this: