Abandoned Writers Cafe

Abandoned Writers Cafe

A Poem by Relic
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Empty rooms in empty halls.

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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 to forgotten friends
go unanswered

Pinned to a page 

like wanted posters


© 2018 Relic



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You have a way with wording how it feels to abandon an account ~ I'm ashamed to say I've done that. But the imagery here is so solid, and almost haunting in a way. The desolate emptiness of an account that will never answer again. Thanks for the beautiful read ^^

Posted 2 Months Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

 Relic

2 Months Ago

Thank you AA. I just opened my account after a little while tonight. I'm known for that. haha
Attentive_Ambience

2 Months Ago

** Round of Applause ** Welcome back Relic ^^
 Relic

2 Months Ago

lol no need. Thanks. :)



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How can you make such perfect poem about abandon on writers cafe? So thoughtful, it really impressed me ;-)
Super GREAT write!
I hope all is well with you :-)
See you soon
Sil

Posted 4 Months Ago


 Relic

4 Months Ago

Thanks so much Sil. :)
I don't think there is more deeply touchingly poetical words to express the abandoned writers than Yours here, it's like You've bonded with the abandoned page becoming one with her, and give the voice to her silent space, a really sad tune flow with Your words, like You are achingly missing somebody, wonderful writing, Thank You for Your sense, care and thoughtfulness

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

Thank you for reading, Light. There are many I miss from this site.
haunting.
get a little twist of a shiv in the gut reading it. You capture the feeling of vacancy quite well in the drifting structure, the distant, apathetic tone housing a tender sensitive longing for things to be the way they used to be. So much heartbreak in those last 4 lines. Ugh. Excellent stuff.

I also have been absent on this site for ages, so it particularly resonates.

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

Thanks for your thoughts M. :)
I think this is just what happens on poetry sites.
Poets leave their mark and leave.
I like the laid back way of this site.
Things seem to make sense here.

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

I've been here a long time. It has good things about it. Thanks, Paul.
Omg, meta poetry, a poem about the poets and vacancy of this site. GOLD. this is perfect for its time a place. A poem right where it should be. Like this poem wouldn't make sense in a book. and I have had similar thoughts about the activity on this site

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

Thanks very much Jack. I've been here a while now and I've seen so many disappear. Even some recent .. read more
JackValor86

5 Months Ago

Cheers to the writers cafe!
*takes sip of red wine

 Relic

5 Months Ago

Raising my glass along with you. :)
That is very good. Stellar visualization. Short yet poignant. Leaves the reader with a seed of forlorning.

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

Thanks for your thoughts. I appreciate it. :)
Excellent description of a melancholic introspective view of how a writing site might be compared to deteriorated furniture.
When the writers abandon ship like "The Mary Celeste"crew and passengers in that infamous tale.

Posted 5 Months Ago


Smoking Man

5 Months Ago

Great !!!! And likewise it's been a pleasure too,by the way what's your name?.
I look forward.. read more
 Relic

5 Months Ago

I'm Tim. I don't think I have any favorite genres. I like whatever strikes me as good.

read more
Smoking Man

5 Months Ago

Ok that's interesting to know Tim.It was just with reference to me uploading something for you prefe.. read more
(Now for the goofy comment I very first thought when I read your first snippet "Empty rooms in empty halls." Empty chairs and empty tables. Yeah, I know.
But then the piece that followed really built on my first impression, as I expressed earlier.)

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

Goofiness is fine here. :)
Poetic License

5 Months Ago

Going to have to remind you that you said that...... snarf. I truly am sorry to be so irreverent o.. read more
 Relic

5 Months Ago

haha

No need to apologize. I'm easy. :D
Oh, I really liked this. REALLY. Certainly emotes the desolation. Makes me want to know why, to try to peek past the grime covered windows and wiggle that board across the window to see if it just might pop loose enough to show what happened. Personal growth achieved? Self implosion? Loss of interest? Sailing to new islands? No inspiration?

I love the mystery you create. It reads like an epitaph for a Historic Route 66 ghost town begging further exploration.

Very, very, very well done.

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

I appreciate your creative and interesting review PL, thank you.
Some have passed on or found other forms of media. Been here off and on a long time. Names come and go.

Matthew

Posted 5 Months Ago


 Relic

5 Months Ago

I find it kind of sad to see familiar faces disappear. I'm off and on here all the time. The site's .. read more
Matthew Kult

5 Months Ago

You are welcome. But don't give up my friend. New friends await.

Matthew
 Relic

5 Months Ago

With all the departures, I've always come back. :)

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