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No. 3187

Like A Womble. By CpSingleton © 2016

He took to his FB status,

Saying how desperately upset and

Furious he was that terrorists 

Had gotten away with such an act.

You know, he’d watched a show 

Which offered him proof 

That souls were lost to 

Vile, bloodied foreign hands?

No mention was made of the gates

That swiftly creaked opened,

Allowing money to be made

For Mars and his greedy hoard.

No words were uttered 

Connecting the infamous beard 

With his three lettered handlers. 

Nor the dumb leader’s family.

Thousands died that day, yet

Millions more have perished

In that city and across the world.

All because pockets yawn.

Their mouths ever widen, like

Tiny birds with machine guns

Wanting all the juicy worms,

Regardless of their siblings needs.

He took to Facebook to complain

Without opening up his eyes

To see the bigger picture that

Hides behind the lies they paint.

Then, 

Like a Womble on a mission,

He traipsed off to find 

Other pieces of rubbish that

Folk leave behind, to fill his 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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2 thoughts on “No. 3187

  1. The Wombles’ sightless eyes traumatised me as a child, but now I think they’re quite cute. If only the world was full of more Wombles and not terrorists…

    Posted by Tony Single | September 11, 2016, 8:25 pm

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