Lies the Actress Told


lies the actress told

escape the black and white

of years


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #134, Fuyuko Tomita’s “actors we all are, she said “, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s The Velvet Underground –

4 thoughts on “Lies the Actress Told

    • Now this is the strange thing – I’m currently watching a TV programme from the ’60s and one of the main characters is a beautiful woman in her 20s, who is now in her 70s. But for me it’s the 1960s version that is real while today’s version is only hearsay.

      Time’s an odd business :S

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