CARRY ON TUESDAY
suggests the opening lines from
Graham Greene; 'The End of the Affair'.
'A story has no beginning or end; arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.'
I have used some of the words (in blue) in this poem.
NO BEGINNING, NO END.
A story has no beginning, a story has no end.
Arbitrarily one chooses that moment to begin.
There was a life before the start on that you can depend
And life will complete the finale, whatever tale you spin.
You may look back in anger or choose a forward trend.
Take your stream of consciousness and pierce it with a pin;
That's where your story commences,
So run with it, my friend!
A story I cherish here: