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Poetry, poetry, Uncategorized

No. 3199


Pipe Dreams. By CpSingleton © 2016


(Love poems from a sewer worker called Peacock Johnson)


There are so many things

That remind me of you:

Holes in the grounds and

The stains in the loo.


Jennifer Anniston from

Far, far away.

Birds in the tree on

A grey, grimy day.


Hmmm, this hasn’t come out right,

I meant it to be nice.

Why can’t I write poetically

Like that there Tim Rice


I’ll start over again:

Sweep you off your feet.

Come over here, dear, and

Sit your arse on this seat.




Your smile is like heart massage

To a man grasping his arm

Your eyes: chocolate brown,

Like a doe deer on a farm.


I hear you in sewer tunnels or

In the squeek of the rats

Your mind like the alligator

Your voice like a cat’s.


I want to be near you

Your hand inside mine

I don’t mind washing for you;

That’ll be fine


I could teach you about sewers

I know quite a bit.

Where all the waste goes

After we sit


On the toilet

Reading a book.

I could lift up a manhole

Take you to look.


See? I do have a romantic side.

Who would-a guessed

I’d compliment you on yer hair-do

And the way that yer dressed.


I would open the door for you and

Make you yer tea.

Show you the best pipes

That flow in the sea.


So, this a poem!

Take it, it’s yours.

I love you for your good bits

And even your flaws.


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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