Across the Page (Poem 2019 – 6)

Across the Page

across the yellowed page
lie faded blurred lines
where shallow truth
sanitises memories
of a past long forgotten
hazy recollections
conflicting with lines on the page
the scribe’s version of history
by egocentric stories
staged half-truths
of fiction masquerading as facts
that remain written
across the page

copyright © 2019 Karen Horsley

Inspiration from a post about reading old diaries on A guy called bloke 


4 comments on “Across the Page (Poem 2019 – 6)”
  1. Reblogged this on A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! and commented:
    Karen has penned a lovely poem here, which was inspired by the My Father’s diaries series and it is excellent and spot on the money in truth!

    Well worth the read 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Marvelously penned and beautifully expressed Karen, and so, so, so very true 🙂

    Nicely, very nicely done 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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