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Poetry, poetry, Uncategorized

No. 3160


Choices. By CpSingleton © 2016

Here in this shell

I don’t hear the washy sounds 

Of the sea

Whooshing all around me.

No mellifluous mermaid whispers

Drawing me into great depths.

I hear the fragility of my own soul.

It calls out its disbelief 

In tomorrow’s sunshine.

It bemoans the point of another

Shallow drawn out breath.

In the repeated, random moments,

That spring sullen surprise,

Like a twin walking second,

It shrugs and gets it coat.

The new sounds are creaks,

The new tastes are bitter mould,

The new sights are crumbling relics.

The new girl’s from a rusty tin of the same manufacture.

Where’s the new wine,

Bottled for the this fourth decade?

Where’s the life you were told would be waiting for you now?

It’s there!

Under the newspaper clippings of

Your nearly moments.

It awaits you to pull out its cork and

Release its fresh bouquet.

You can be Schrödinger if you want.

You can sit and roll it in your hands and 

Ponder two separate realities 

Without experiencing either, or

You can drink the fucking thing and

Have something to smile about.

It’s your choice.

 

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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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