For Those Who Love The Impossible, by Danny Kemp.

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A single solitary star shines brightly in the sky
Its twinkling tears of love, it silently does cry.
Few who pass have time to gaze up and, therefore, see,
The pain in its eyes, its slow death from agony.

The star was born the night that true love did finally die,
All it had heard was fabrication, just untruth, all a lie.
Spoken deceitful words that told a tale it had believed,
Until that fateful night when it discovered it had been deceived!

In the night lives the shadows of both self-doubt and duplicity.
From mouths wanting you come falsification, insincerity.
Hear the lies, but seek the truth that’s hidden deep.
Then when that star shines love will not die, it will simply fall asleep.

© 2015, Danny Kemp. All rights reserved.

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About Danny Kemp

I was at work one sunny November day in 2006, stopped at a red traffic light when a van, driven incompetently, smashed into me. I was taken to St Thomas' Hospital and kept in for a while, but it was not only the physical injuries that I suffered from; it was also mental ones. I had lost confidence in myself let alone those around me. The experts said that I had post-traumatic stress disorder, which I thought only the military or emergency personnel suffered from. On good days, I attempted to go to work, sometimes I even made it through Blackwell Tunnel only to hear, or see, something that made me jump out of my skin and that's when the anxiety attacks would start. I told my wife that I was okay and going regularly, but I wasn't. I could not cope with life and thought about ending it. Somehow or other with the help of my wife and medical professionals, I managed to survive and ever so slowly rebuild my self-esteem. It took almost four years to fully recover, but it was during those dark depressive days that I began to write. My very first story, Look Both Ways, Then Look Behind, found a literary agent but not a publisher. He told me that I had a talent, raw, but nevertheless, it was there. His advice was to write another story and that I'm delighted to say, I did. The success of that debut novel, The Desolate Garden, was down to sheer hard work, luck, and of course, meeting a film producer.
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