A Black Storm!

As night-time knocks at the forest door and daylight fades away for sure.

.As the wind rocks the boughs of trees and rustles all the growth of leaves.

As black becomes the cloak of night and animals shelter out of fright.

As midnight spreads its shadowy gloom a blackbird still sings its mournful tune.

Even in the dark there’s some light. Behind a gloominess sky, a star shines bright.

Hope never dies even if concealed within the murkiness of a descending shield.

 

© 2015, Danny Kemp. All rights reserved

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About Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp, ex-London police officer, mini-cab business owner, pub tenant and licensed London taxi driver never planned to be a writer, but after his first novel —The Desolate Garden — was under a paid option to become a $30 million film for five years until distribution became an insurmountable problem for the production company what else could he do? Nowadays he is a prolific storyteller, and although it’s true to say that he mainly concentrates on what he knows most about; murders laced by the intrigue involving spies, his diverse experience of life shows in the short stories he compiles both for adults and children. He is the recipient of rave reviews from a prestigious Manhattan publication, been described as —the new Graham Green — by a managerial employee of Waterstones Books, for whom he did a countrywide tour of signing events, and he has appeared on ‘live' television.
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