Time To Come

Time To Come

From the earnest, solemn whispers of promises to come

To the whispering slap of the bullet from the gun

There were few records of that which had changed

That innocent child to a madman deranged.

If words could speak louder and reverse the shape

Of the acceptance of the inevitable without escape

From the decimating power that fires from a gun

Then promises could be kept in the time that’s to come.

© 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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