Posts tagged ‘Endings’

April 2, 2019

Curtain Call

by Nick Anthony

Once more, the roar of applause thaws his heart and makes him wish he didn’t have to depart this stage. Where had the years gone? He wonders. How did each day, so long, become faint flashes of memory? An ambling trajectory of wasteful debauchery, his life has passed him by like a distant plane in the sky. And now, as he clocks out of consciousness and stares across an endless necropolis, the clapping masses have gone silent. His heart is no longer raging and defiant. Overhead, the black curtain is falling and the blissful escape of the void is calling.

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March 28, 2019

Reflection Haiku

by Nick Anthony

five long years ahead

vibrant, Doppler-blue future

five red years long gone

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June 27, 2016


by Renwick Berchild

Guns lay down bodies and we still fold
Our clothes neatly in tall towers, in rows across the bed.

We give up lighters for matchsticks, letters
For the rattle of keyboards and hopeful we climb staircases
Towards the moonbeams that sit on the landing.

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May 11, 2016


by dokurtybitz

There’s many things
I thought would never
From the first shock
To the latest disappointment,

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April 29, 2016


by dokurtybitz

I heard her voice
In the dark
Second choice,
Half heartedly made,
Left dangling on
A string,

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September 13, 2013


by forgingpaths

The warmth of the sun
That filled me all day
Is sinking behind
the cold blue hills

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