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Poetry, poetry, Uncategorized

No. 3161


One Day. By CpSingleton © 2016

I wait for her in dark forests.

Each passing moment until our touching,

Sunlight desperately trying to part the treetops,

Is spent imagining that connection.

The bark of the log soaks up my need.

I slip soundlessly into sleep…

Before waking into a black bag.

How can day run away from night so quickly?

Did you come and not want to wake me?

I stretch and yawn, my eyes needing time to adjust.

Not my ears though,

The macabre music of midnight

Creaks and shrieks.

Although I’m not afraid.

This is my forest, after all. 

I bring the horrors to this party.

Within the gruesome pervasive pine 

That even malevolent shadows fail to dance,

I see your flashing image and

Sadly realise that you aren’t real, again.

You probably never were. 

This is not a nighttime from a long sleep,

This leering midnight wood.

I am still there now: snoring.

The trees have turned to clawing zombies,

Reaching out to tear my limbs from my torso,

Like future serial killers on scared puppies.

You are the tender dream that

Makes even angels green.

Out there, somewhere,

I can smell your gentle spirit.

As I blindly stumble I imagine you holding me in soft, warm arms.

It’s a thought which starves the madness.

It’s a hope that stakes the vampire.

One day, my love: one day.

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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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