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Gears: The Conspiracy - Chapter I, part II

The corporate headquarters of Malverne Oil and Coal was an enormous steel-and-glass tower that rose imposingly over Clampett city and could be...

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Gears: The Conspiracy - Chapter I, part I

[Check my page for part II]

The Wolfgang ploughed through the bitingly cold waters of Dorsen Bay. Wesley Zeddock clasped...

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The Dreamer

He sleeps; colour bleeds from his dreams; silk tapestries on cold castle walls, the richest purple, brightest gold, his blue eyes; a stained-glass...

Sparkling affection

Christmas
excitements crackle –
brittle glitter;
smiles sparkle –
affection,
or affectation fickle? …

to brighten our homes more than glitzy delight.

NOT EXACTLY LOST

we're children of the water
with the ocean in our eyes
we're windblown, wet and barefoot
...

The House of Dreams Bids you Farewell

The House of Dreams is moving on. It’s putting dust sheets over the furniture and packing its things into boxes. It doesn’t really want to leave,...

Saturnalia

Watching West Brom in the Winter

Here, you are most yourself, child-like and grounded...

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Dark Ages

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and you, forever in the dark
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School Days

His white shirt and gray pants push through the morning rain

The frayed straps of knowledge,

hanging loose on a 10 year old back....

Environment

20 feet from the top,

From where you stand,

The rows of neat, weather coated apartments

and the glazed windows reflect...

Christmas Crackers

You'll have to pull them to see what's inside.

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15. The Vision

South Bank: soap bubble makers,
Hare Krishna dancers, God save
King Hash Tag!
kids are yelling
on the Millennium Bridge...

The Grandmother's Story

I know you have all heard this story many times before, but I had a unique opportunity to see things slightly differently from what you have...

The Girl In The Red Dress (Part One)

Steve Berry had always had a dislike for Christmas, despite all the jollity and faux fun because unlike many of his Christmas mad friends he had no happy Christmas memories to anesthetise him against the season.

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER – A CHRISTMAS DANCE (COME DANCE WITH ME)

Jack (Andrew McCarthy) is an executive in a financial brokerage firm and seems to have it all.

World

This world is a decrepit world. It is filled with carnage and debauchery. All around us, innocent lives are being...

The Traveller

Hobbling in the vast desert was a young lad with skin sunburnt and tanned by the sultry winds blowing at him. He has...

This Edifice

As I sauntered down the road, a tall edifice caught my eye. It appeared to be rather sumptuous and impregnable to...

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