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No. 3088

Nobody Comes. By CpSingleton © 2016

There’s a man I know in limbo town 

Who sits quietly waiting for a visit, but

Nobody comes.

It’s maybe not a big thing for those on the other side.

They make their excuses as they climb into their cars

To drive off to other’s doors,

Quite forgetting the sacrifices made,

Never seeing the tears spilt in the heavy silence of Sunday and

Blissfully unaware of the black curtain that falls across tired eyes.

Each new week and month passes slowly to find a new piece crack and fall and gather at the bottom of the mediastinum and

Still

Nobody comes. 

I tell him to let go. 

That he needs to realise it’s not personal.

He says to wait until it happens to me. 

That I’m to remember him when I begin to stare at phones that don’t ring and doors that never open and then I will know that

Nobody will ever come.

  

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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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7 thoughts on “No. 3088

  1. The Cat’s in the Cradle and the silver spoon. This is depressingly good.

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | April 12, 2016, 2:46 pm
  2. Sadness and loneliness creeps into everyone’s life … when you get old and sick. Alas, even when young and sick. People do not want to see.

    Posted by bowmanauthor | April 12, 2016, 4:19 pm
  3. That is so sad, and so true – so many elderly people neglected by their families…

    Posted by Maureen Sudlow | April 12, 2016, 9:19 pm
  4. fanks for the pingback! hope you liked!

    Posted by cpsingleton42 | April 13, 2016, 1:25 pm

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