Abandoned Writers Cafe

Abandoned Writers Cafe

A Poem by Relic
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Empty rooms in empty halls.

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Image result for abandoned books

Accounts silent, long abandoned
the words bankrupt
vacant fronts of creativity 
washed over; hallow; run down.

Verbs sway on rusted hinges
the strains of old poems
cross pages like tumbleweeds.

Profiles shuttered, desolate
unopened for years, collect dust
while messages of forgotten friends
go unanswered

Pinned to a page 

like wanted posters


© 2017 Relic



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This is very fitting! I've been on this website for about two years, but I take month-long breaks now & then when I get swamped with life. I find that when I return after a month's absence, so many friends have closed up shop. It's like this community is an ever-changing entity. Your poem is full of excellent descriptions & your extended metaphor is well done, so consistent, just like I like 'em! *smile* Fondly, Margie

Posted 4 Days Ago


Relic

4 Days Ago

Much appreciated Margie, thanks. :)
this one matches my sadness because one writer on my friend list just closed her profile but your words captured how I am feeling in the moment perfectly!!

Posted 1 Week Ago


Relic

1 Week Ago

I'm sorry to hear that. People close profiles all the time sadly, though a lot of writers often come.. read more
humbleServant

1 Week Ago

Poetic License
Relic

1 Week Ago

Ah, I see. That's a shame. I know there are people that are discouraged because of the lack of revie.. read more
Thats soo true
Just like old messages being left unanswered
and books tarnished on a rusted shelf
Just Wao!

Keep up the good work!


Posted 1 Week Ago


Relic

1 Week Ago

Thank you.
Ah! And there are good writers that have gone silent too. i wonder what ever happened to them.

"Accounts silent, long abandoned....Profiles shuttered, desolate"

This also deal with real life event. how often doe one visit one's self?

Posted 1 Week Ago


Relic

1 Week Ago

Thank you.
I love this! The imagery is imaginative and creative. It is also an interesting concept that I think a lot of people can relate to.

Posted 1 Week Ago


Relic

1 Week Ago

Thank you Hannah.
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Pax
I can certainly relate to this one my friend, i for one its hard to find time being active anymore, too much has going on in the real world, but those friends, who still comes - they're a treasure... :) don't worry your not forgotten not like me.... :)

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Relic

2 Weeks Ago

Oh, you're not forgotten Pax. Thank you.
certainly does happen in here. you've captured it amazingly well. great imagery painted by your effective words here. great pic too ...

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Relic

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you Pete.
Very good similes! I love how you compare two different things, it's awesome!

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Relic

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you Jordan. :)

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