Rehashing his words Satisfied in his own mind Success would be his (c) Chris Black 2017.
Sitting down today with great intentions Created nought Cause Word drought Episodes like this must be shared Not sit in despair No I’m not despondent In fact quite content to think out loud The imagery of walking away Leaving a page Without stain Pains me. (c) Chris Black 2017.
Hell, fire and damnation Three destinations visited While the coupling lasted. Fear and dread came alive Once darkness fell. Daylight was no better Bringing dark clouds The barking of black dog And sound of breaking glass. Relationships are fragile at the best of times So why stay? Is it the devil you know syndrome? Fear […]
This poem of words. Spoken and written while reeling in thoughts. There is a pan awaiting the fisherman. Rise up poem and face your sentence. Four beats to the bar Sounds like music to the ear. Careful or you could find yourself tangoed? Writing in 3/4 time could see you Waltzing away with first prize […]
Originally posted on A Thing for Words:
In Philadelphia, the great men with their great status and aspirations debated if these colonies should declare themselves independent states from their strict Mother, Britain. Some decried the annoying nature of their colleagues in the heat of early summer. Their small war was fought with ideas and rhetoric,…
Originally posted on The Immortal Jukebox:
‘It’s just an ordinary story about the way things go … Round and round nobody knows but the highway goes on forever’ (Rodney Crowell) ‘It is possible to write a line of seemingly innocuous dialogue and have it send a chill along the reader’s spine.’ (Raymond Carver) I live…
So easily constructed? Oh if it were the same of a poem. Then again is it not good good to have a project which challenges the thinking process? Knitting words together a pattern emerges. As with the master builder. Without blocks on site The result at days end they will have acquired a tan. So […]