Sorry is the hardest word. Sorry, I’m sorry that I haven’t taken time out to say I’m sorry Sorry for the wrongs I’ve done Sorry for all the wrongs you think I’ve done Sorry for not answering promptly when questioned Sorry for answering when you believed I should have kept my mouth zipped Sorry for […]
You need to become a pen In order to place words upon a page Only then will ink flow through that single vein Your efforts, they will not be in vain? As pen and paper in harmony engage The sound of nib on parchment, music to the ear Then and only then will the […]
Left with just the mark of a wedding band He carved her name on the tree branch Pushed it gently into the swollen river Watched as it floated carried on the strong current The sound track of his thoughts assisted him on his journey. Another chapter written in the book of life. The divorce his […]
Today I witnessed a murder Yes a murder of crows Fighting over a dead rabbit. (c) Chris Black 2017.
Nothing seems to move except the moon Silently it rises Moving through clouds and tree branches. Morning will bring song and the dawn chorus. Verbal carpentry May at times lead down a cul-de-sac. In doing so, it gives time for reflection. You alone must Find your way back to the writers highway. Like the motorist […]
We excused ourselves Showing a deaf ear to the mumbles of those we disturbed. Wine glasses had to be replenished while still swaying to those rhythmical sounds. All the chatter was about how good part 1 was it was now but a sound in the head a memory. What would part 2 be like? […]
She took her seat next to me Another one awaiting the (bad) news- she said aloud The silence was deafening Heads raised from perusing out of date magazines Others disturbed while reading from their kindle Others with blank stares Appeared to be unmoved The T.V. hanging on the wall- the news reader telling all who […]