Remembrance – poem & six words

Poem:

Buttons and epaulettes

march for all who fall

conflicts toll stand silent

lost, to be lost, not yet born

 

Six Word:

No, no last words… she cried.

Weekday Lines: 4-8/Nov/19

BelievingSightUnseen
@EDC_Writing
‘So things keep cropping up, even on a Monday, but we’ll get there in the end, whatever ours is, you do know we have to meet?’
#vss365 – prompt ‘crop’
Nov 6
‘You write in riddles sometimes, I think you try to confuse me, but I don’t know why you’d do that, why can’t you just make life simple?’
#1lineWed -theme ‘write’
Nov 6
Six words… his sentence, trim tight.
#vss365  – prompt ‘trim’   #sixwords   #sixwordstory
Nov 7
He trod in it… she didn’t.
#vss365 – prompt ‘trod’  #sixwords  #sixwordstory
Nov 7
‘Well, that message tells me all I need to know. Only talking a short while? You must have me mixed up with someone else! Remember me, we’ve been messaging for months, remember I’m the one you said you didn’t want to lose, well you just have.’
#Thurds – theme ‘mix’
Nov 8
‘For so long now, for whatever reason, you’ve held back, see something that makes you nervous, too unsure, to take a chance with me. It cuts me deep, it crushes me, your every message, that never names a day for us, to at last see what we could be.’
#vss365 – prompt ‘crush’

Weekday Lines: 28/Oct – 1/Nov/19

BelievingSightUnseen
@EDC_Writing
Oct 30
‘Hey, you asked, I told you, stop making out I’m some kind of monster, what’s your problem with the truth, it’s how you are, live with it, I do.’  
#1lineWed – theme ‘monster’
Oct 31
Too late, beyond return, he saw her, old and bent, a grubby lace shawl around her shoulders held by a long-fingered purple veined hand, her creped neck bleeding, ravens circled, she shuffled closer, fear frozen, sudden darkness, eyes taken, an inner scream, tongue torn.  
#vss365 – prompt ‘raven’
Nov 1
Given, there somewhere
two hearts, spin opposite
yet the same way round.
Two souls, fused at core
the fundamentals of being
you and me, who we are.
#vss365 – prompt ‘fuse’  #poetry

Weekday Lines: 21-25/Oct/19

BelievingSightUnseen
@EDC_Writing
‘You like space to be yourself as I do, you have commitments you take seriously, I too very much so, you feel most alive exposed to nature, the feel of warm rain on your skin, and now and then a need to feel a beating heart, close, not tied to, free to be you, like me.’
#vss365