Pick of the day
Posted by 0848751 on Wed, 22 Feb 2017
I rolled the sooty glass pipe up and down my thigh, eyes closed, head resting against the toilet stall door behind me. It usually didn't take this long to kick in, which was frustrating. I picked off a scab from my cheek and chewed it, resentfully enjoying the gentle trickle of warm blood down my face. It was the most tender sensation I had felt in quite some time.Read more
Spoilt for choice this week! A very big special mention to celticman whose novel-in-the-making I caught up with this morning. If you haven't read it yet, I thoroughly recommend that you do - it's called Grimms and it's turning into something very spectacular.Read more
Picks of the Month
Posted by rosaliekempthorne on Mon, 16 Jan 2017
Opal pads across the back of the couch, leaps down onto the arm, and over to Emmalynn. She rubs her soft black head against Emmalynn's hip, seeking affection, seeking approval. She was the runt of this litter, but now she's long and sleek, with the pale, gleaming eyes to which she owes her name.Read more
Posted by Noo on Tue, 03 Jan 2017
When I saw the missed calls, I fed my dread with sugar
Bracing myself with gulps of vanilla milkshake and chocolate wafers
Although I should have known what was coming
Because I’ve known it for years.
You didn’t know
With your half-finished crossword
Your broken bowl of cereal spilling on the floor,
And people will call that a mercy.