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No. 3216


A Walk Around The Turf. By CpSingleton © 2016

Here we all are,

Walking in a bemused line,

Like well being

maladjusted ants,

Around the field 

Of some other’s dreams.

“Cinque-o!” 

Or some such

Similar cries can be heard

Over the beating of drums.

I don’t know Portuguese, so

They could be calling us 

Twats,

For all I’m to know.

Where am I, as the 

Chill air makes 

Glass-cutters of my nips?

Grass carpet trimmed to 

Pitch perfect;

Unlike the east Lancs 

Samba accent.

Where am I that

The soles of my feet 

Could threaten to 

BURN!?

If I was really that 

Bothered.

I saunter around the pitch,

Taking pictures 

Of the coloured plastic

Bucket seats:

21,500,

Or so I’m told.

Two prominent colours

Surround the signs of

Holland’s pies and

Funeral services.

I wonder which 

Comes first.

The temptation 

To scream “Whites!”

At the 

Blue and claret

Is giving me 

A stomach ache.

Or is that thought of

A soggy pie?

This is the Turf.

Not a bad place 

If I must be 

Pushed to admit.

At least it’s not 

Old Trafford.

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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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