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Changes

Summer tasted of ice cream, candy floss and lemon drops. How exciting was the prospect of no school, endless days and warm, sticky nights. Sally...

it's all within you!

It’s all within you!

Sometimes you feel lonely. You feel there is no one who could understand you or help you out...

Channel Night (Coming Home)

We shoot tinnies cold, straight from the fridge,
sway easily with each eager pitch
and anxious roll, swapping black cat tales,
...

Get Committed (I.P)

I am walking down the black hall

My arms and feet are bound, I cannot move. They are crowding around me, towering over me...

Conciousness

Consciousness

What makes us alive and a living animal being? Surely it is
about being aware that we are alive? Once...

MOUNTAIN HIGH

MOUNTAIN HIGH
...

The Girl In The Turquoise Dress

“Hi I’m Hannah” the girl in the Turquoise dress announced
“Can I borrow a screwdriver?”
She had just moved in to the house next door.
Strictly speaking calling her a girl was perhaps stretching a point.
I found out subsequently that Hannah Knott was forty nine years old and had 4 grown up children but she was a girl in comparison to me, who was knocking loudly on the door of my sixth decade.

COUGHS AND SNEEZES

Coughs and sneezes
Spread diseases
Colds and flu

ONE OF THE TWELVE - JAMES THE GREATER

One of the twelve
James the greater
Son of Zebedee

Whats happening in the world?

There’s so much bad news, she said. What’s happening in the world? I can’t bear it.

I know, I answered. I’m trying to maintain a balance...

We Three - Act 1 - Scene 4

CHAPTER 4 - LINDSAY’S WEDDING

ACT 1, Scene 4

Date: September 15, 1856

Place: St George's Hall, for the reception after the...

two children in the park

childhood

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Antonio Solar: Origins of an empire

Antonio Solar: Origins of an Empire

Chapter one

It all started at birth, obviously, or I wouldn't be here. Though it really...

a poem for Molloch

City-swallower,
chaos controller,
patriarch of smog-demons,
greatest of greed gurus,
Satan-saint of viruses and heart-...

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do not forget me so quickly

or brush me aside like an old fashion statement, making me unto

myself

a mere imitation,

remember

how you once loved...

A Fishy Tale

“Jeremy. Sabrina. Welcome my friends, welcome. Come, sit down please. I’m so glad you could make it. Tonight my friends you are in for a treat.”...

Homecoming

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My mind is running from me,

I am scared to be left alone.

Please help me only

When you finally get home.

Now and then...

Legacy

A younger cohort cramming onto the train tonight.

Rats scrambling over each other's backs.

At best, a brief foot-hold.

A...

East Dinmore and Bodenham Lakes

Burning sun,
sheltered, silent wood,
quiet stroll
(one patch of squelchy mud),
then hot open ride awhile,
and back...

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