Headline…..Body Found Hanging From Tree. Promises Kill A Life!

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The spinal cord was broken by the love around his head.

A dictionary lay on the ground full of words that he’d been fed.

Now empty it left neither party with a word to find to say,

As disillusioned with memories his existence ebbed away,

 

An image out in space of a girl that he had known,

Was now vacant as departed that vision had upped and flown.

Pledges had been sworn that had stabbed like a knife

The will to live been taken. Killing promises had taken a life!

© 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 in May 2018 his book What Happened In Vienna, Jack? became 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 best; 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, 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 in the UK.
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