Pick of the day
Posted by The Other Terre... on Sat, 23 Jul 2016I was woken early one morning by a hammering on my back door. ‘Who could that be?’ I wondered, as I dressed and rushed downstairs. It was Alun. “Why on Earth are you waking me at this hour?” I said, “You’d better have a good reason.” Read more
Story of the week
Poem of the week
Posted by scorpio88 on Sat, 16 Jul 2016Rumour
Thirty degrees with no air con.
No wonder she fainted,
the girl from HR,
the one the young bucks
in IT spilled their
the one for whom
all the Directors
sucked in their paunches
as if that was ever enough
to cut her out from the herd.
A short but intense story for you this week by London Calling:Read more
A double handed winner of the Story of the Week for airy fairy:Read more
Picks of the Month
Posted by Gabzgrl on Fri, 10 Jun 2016
I woke up speaking in riddles, heart raging
against a world shaking, changing, escaping
my mother cried soft lullabies of light and mystery
in a dream with infinite passages, all conflicted
by the bottle of prescription pills and history
on the borderline between racing time and chasing
the amnesia of memories, a billion theories
she birthed particles of stars, stories and spaces
Posted by Charlie Hughes on Fri, 20 May 2016
Three hundred, maybe four hundred, people have packed into this sweaty pub to see me. I’ve been gigging all my life, but I’ve never had a crowd like this. Finally, I’ve found an audience that gets me.
I’m sat on a stool singing, ‘Isobel’, strumming my battered Gibson, arched over the guitar, mouth reaching for the mircophone.