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No. 3105


Come Listen. By CpSingleton © 2016

I like the blackness behind my eyes.

It draws down the lids and seals them shut with

A serene flush around the body that

Tells me I won’t need the oars.

For a moment I can lay back at

The bottom of the boat,

Allow the sun to spread from toe to nose, like

A freshly laundered sheet and 

Float along my own river.

No need for conversation or 

How do you does,

The footpaths, cut with millions of walking feet are

Free and vacant, with

Concepts drawn from necessity 

In another’s hands.

If London or New York call

Tell them I’m not in.

They don’t need to know where.

If they press,

Tell them I’m here and happy being so.

If bad news strides up to 

Blow down my house,

Tell the wolf that I’m making bricks and 

I’ll deal with it in a mo’.

There’s nothing to be done now.

Oh, look! My guide is here.

She’ll sing with golden chords.

The melody will anchor me for another day.

Tomorrow and yesterday are for fiction.

Come listen.

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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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8 thoughts on “No. 3105

  1. Like the imagery ..and the hopeful end but you still suck 😂

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | May 21, 2016, 4:18 pm
  2. A good obsession to have! Lol

    Posted by cpsingleton42 | May 23, 2016, 12:29 am

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