Pick of the day

Bog Brilliance

Dark and dank and waterlogged  – … secluded haunt of otter shy,
sheltered from intrusions idle
– sunshine flag gives indication,
… no invitation
to wander pleasantly up yonder … enjoy my lemon brilliance …

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Story of the week

Anthony and Cleopatra

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Poem of the week

I'll Be Your Romeo...

Not all young loves end this way, but I've seen a few examples.

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Features

STORY AND POEM OF THE MONTH

Our Story and Poem for the month of April has very kindly been selected by Parson Thru:

 

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STORY AND POEM OF THE MONTH

Our Story and Poem for March, very kindly selected by Philip Sidney:

 

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'Waiting For Another Velvet Morning' by Julia Macpherson. Reviews!

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).

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POETRY MONTHLY

Many thanks to Alfie Shoyger for March's slightly delayed Poetry Monthly:

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Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

change of address

houses are envelopes   

posted through time   

recipients changing  

 

letters put in, taken 

out. From the War  

son, brother, father, lost  

 

mother upstairs, her bed  

long gone, as she 

these cornered edges knew  

 

someone put up a shelf

when taken down

hid a child's photograph

 

from the clothes, she'll be old

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Frailty

From what he told me, and he never told me much, the lieutenant became a lieutenant lest he become dead in his daddy's eyes.

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