A Divine Myth, OR A Northern Love? By Danny Kemp

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Polaris joins together the Bears in the celestial sky.

He’s the pivot that hold the key, but it’s a mystery as to why.

I hope to shed some truth on why that may be.

Please read my explanation and see if you can agree.


Around Polaris does the North sky revolve,

Hiding the Bear hunters, as away they slowly dissolve.


Callisto escaped their chase, but then fell under a spell.

The love Jupiter had, was a secret that he could never tell.


One day she saw their son, but he only saw a bear,

Jupiter had hidden her, beyond his wife’s stare.


She ran towards her son, with arms outstretched.

He saw only the animal, and believed he was being attacked.


An arrow he fired, killing the Bear that he thought threatened him so.

He became the Little Bear. Close to his mother he will now never go.


Polaris knew the truth, he saw it all unfold,

But by then it was too late for that truth to be told.


Jupiter was devastated, there was only one thing he could do.

He sent his friend Polaris skywards, to hold close forever the two!


So there they stay, several star distance apart.

Sharing Jupiter’s love within Polaris’s shining heart!


© 2014, Danny Kemp. All rights reserved.

About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp’s introduction to the world of espionage and mystery happened at an early age when his father was employed by the War Office in Whitehall, London, at the end of WWII. However, it wasn’t until after his father died that he showed any interest in anything other than himself! On leaving academia he took on many roles in his working life: a London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver, but never did he plan to become a writer. Nevertheless, after a road traffic accident left him suffering from PTSD and effectively—out of paid work for four years, he wrote and self-published his first novel —The Desolate Garden. Within three months of publication, that book was under a paid option to become a $30 million film. The option lasted for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company. All seven of his novels are now published by Creativia with the seventh—The Widow’s Son, completing a three book series alongside: What Happened In Vienna, Jack? and Once I Was A Soldier. Under the Creativia publishing banner, The Desolate Garden went on to become a bestselling novel in World and Russian Literature in 2017. The following year, in May 2018, his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? was a number one bestseller on four separate Amazon sites: America, UK, Canada, and Australia.  Although it's true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the mystery involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he writes, namely: Why? A Complicated Love, and the intriguing story titled The Story That Had No Beginning. He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication and described as—the new Graham Green—by a highly placed employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of book signing events. He has also appeared on 'live' television in the UK publicising that first novel of his. He continues to write novels, poetry and the occasional quote; this one is taken from the beginning of Once I Was A Soldier There is no morality to be found in evil. But to recognise that which is truly evil one must forget the rules of morality.
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