Bryony Bratchell

Rookie (03/02/93 / Surrey, England)

Bryony Bratchell Poems

1. Cold Faces 4/9/2009
2. Alive 4/9/2009
3. I Miss 4/9/2009
4. Dust Dances 4/9/2009
5. I Preferred You Then 4/9/2009
6. Worth It All? 4/9/2009
7. It's Strong And It's True 4/9/2009
8. Falling 4/9/2009
9. Everything 4/9/2009
10. Parachute 4/10/2009
11. And Yet 4/27/2011
12. Here And Now 4/27/2011
13. Never (Empty Words) 4/27/2011
14. When 4/27/2011
15. Miss Mystery 4/27/2011
16. My Own Worst Enemy 4/27/2011
17. We Can'T Fight, Cannot Run Anymore 4/27/2011
18. To Absent Friends 4/27/2011
Best Poem of Bryony Bratchell

To Absent Friends

We raise a glass for an important moment
And memories of everything we’ve lost,
That slipped through our fingers
Linger on every word

To those who said they'd always be there
But never were
To those who became the people
They promised to never be

To those we never doubted,
But today have us wondering why
To those who said one thing to our face
But another behind our backs

To those who were like family
But we wouldn't acknowledge now
To those whose lies we believed
For no reason other than wanting to

To the people who used our ...

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Cold Faces

I sit neatly on a hard uncomfortable chair and observe in silence
the cluttered desk, my bed with a red coat thrown messily on to it
a pile of ten books or more towering dangerously at the foot of it all
now my eyes dart softly taking in the harshly snipped photographs
posters, train tickets, mementos
stuck all jigsaw like on the walls

I touch my glass of ice water and the cold feels reassuring somehow
lift and sip

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