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2 October 2010

Hollow

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There’s the tenderest vibration of laughter’s unheard echo. The emptied out sensation of rooms that are left hollow. They left in their wake a trembling, fluttering, quake of nerves and pulse. A gentle sort of heartache and too long delayed impulse. It’s the sense of something fragile between happiness and sorrow. Something now is missing, some subtle nuance fled, has left behind vacuum of feeling in its stead. Like something half remembered that burns inside your head. Like the long forgotten passages of a book that you once read. Someone’s left the room and gone where you can’t follow. 
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10 comments:

  1. yes, like when i left -
    when i left him
    and when i left him
    i left me
    behind
    in that
    "fragile...sorrow...
    something now missing...
    that burns inside...my...
    head..." my heart -
    something that "...left
    a shadow..." -
    a shadow without the
    promise of tomorrow -

    you, sir, have walked the same path as i - beautifully thought and written! beautifully!

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  2. Thank you Gypsywoman you appreciative remarks are gratefully received, especially as they come from some-one I know really can write.

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  3. Lovely.

    Plz send me a txt with your name in the msg...
    (So I know who it's from lol)
    -lost all my contact details when ah cut ma'
    SIM into a 'micro-SIM' to put in my iP4.
    -kept my number, lost my contacts!
    all my contacts are on the old fone;
    ...SANS SIM!
    Wasn't that the guy who wrote 'Carnival of the animals'?

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  4. My dear friend Syntexis has produced a graphic for my poem 'Hollow' - you can view it at this address...

    http://www.syntexis.org.uk/hollow.htm

    Thank you Ian :)

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  5. It's a pleasure to do a little to help you out, What I have gained from your friendship over twenty -odd years, is beyond compare. Sure you have your Demons, but plenty of Angels too.
    I could never judge you.
    You have; without exception, always treated me as a cherished friend;
    I think no less of you.
    Great to see you with a voice to the world. People are listening.
    It's not always a happy tale, but they ring true.
    Thank You.
    Ian

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  6. You know me Ian - there's no room in my pockets for poesies.

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