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Ebb & Flow

Shades of silver and grey;
no shrieking colours here,
no sharp edges or surprises.
Sea and sky have churned

to tones of...

Resignation

They called me into a meeting,

asked me...

Devil's Breath

The crust of the ground has not yet healed over, here
the earth is still making itself,
its surface hot and tender,
Steam rises...

Love You To Death: Part 2

Elin shut her eyes as she remembered. She quickly shoved the letter into her jean pocket and opened the door.

ELIN...

as spring turns to summer

I need to write this business up. Do it justice if I can, then walk away. There are other things I have to do. Death-bed-regret stuff. It's...

ARE YOU WEARING AN EASTER JUMPER?

Are you wearing an Easter Jumper?

LET’S GET THIS STRAIGHT ONCE AND FOR ALL # 1

Let’s get this straight once and for all

Easter does not commemorate the time

When Jesus hid eggs in the gardens

Of...

Marple and the Chartists 4 - part 2

“Was Oliver Cromwell a Puritan?”

“Yes, I think he was. Anyway, he was the figure head of the revolt. He was the person who set up the...

words in a day

strange,

funny,

weird how

russet the dawn came

on my neck and the life play

in the

rise of day

as...

Fires In The Night

Flashes in the night.

‘Tell the men to set up camp for the night, we rest here and march forward at sunup.” Haddock...

A Room For Two

Quarto Numero Quatro, Dos Occupantes

Written By James Fanning...

Too blind to see

This misconception will soon blemish into a miraculous blessing, So eager for relevance we often settle for some satisfaction of acceptance. This...

Bound to you

Numerous times, repeatedly I've came across this certain melody. As the leaves rustle and you hear the wind whisper the words begin to flow...

Painted lines

I decided to let my mind do the talking if I could interrupt you for a moment. This weight that I've felt for quite sometime has caused a...

Warnings from a Carnie

I remember hanging up the poster in front of my tent on the first day of my job.

Can You Face Your Fears?...

How to Make Life: Chapter Four

Inigo

Thirteen Years Later

In the darkness of a small shack, a rat stirred awake.

Its mangy fur...

Mother Of The Smile

Mother Of The Smile

By Paul McCann

Mother of...

The Fifth Star - Chapter 9 (2/3) - Confrontations

“You want to know so badly?” he said, managing to get his tone contained. He should have anticipated this. When she nodded, he continued. “Fine....

The Fifth Star - Chapter 9 (1/3) - Confrontations

Once Sparrow’s breathing settled into the slow and easy pace that indicated to Darius that she was well entrenched in sleep, he closed his eyes...

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