Story of the week
Posted by Ross_Lowe on Mon, 10 May 2021From the moment my wife’s waters broke, I knew I had some serious shit to sort out.
It was Wednesday morning and I’d just come home from walking the dog.
“Erm, I think you might want to see this,” said my wife, while Charlie the dog trotted off to his bed, his claws clacking on the laminate like my Mum’s knitting needles working on a pair of bootees.
This one is personal for a few of us on ABCTales. Julia (Overthetop1) was one of our much loved users as is her mother Coral (seashore).Read more
Picks of the Month
Posted by Di_Hard on Tue, 20 Apr 2021
I wander beside the desert
unfurling like a sea
of chrysanthemum petals
wondering, Do fish swim
under those diminishing curves?
For sure, there are no crabs
to sideways scrabble scrawl
like war correspondents reporting
a retreating tide
no yellow winkles, whelks or dapper hermit crabs
to make their groove in a wave lapping LP