What Would I See?

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If death was to paint its picture what colour would it be?

Set in non-reflective black, or would your face I see?


Would it shine brightly etched in marble,

Or hide in the shadows like a thief?

Where is the honour in denial?

Where is the virtue in grief?


I hope your face holds a smile

And devoid of tears at your side

When we meet and share a handshake

As unlike life never once have you lied!

© 2016, 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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