Pick of the day

Tangled Threads

Not long ago
when mail was slow
across the ocean waters
(and phone costs high
in days gone by)
communication’s steady flow
of parted love
was written out by hand,
no back-up record
on disc or laptop stored,
– and so they had to keep
a diary note
of when and what they wrote,
to keep connecting things they shared,
ensuring missives sent

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Story of the week

A Meeting with Kindness (Part 1 of 2)

This piece has been inspired by the recent (at time of writing) terror attacks in London and Manchester, and acts as a general response to terror and those who would cause us harm as a whole.Read more

Poem of the week

No Armada

Respect.

Image is wikipedia commons and in the Public Domain

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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

We are positively heaving with good stuff on here this week - particularly prose, so it's been very hard to pick the best - in fact I'm going to cheat a bit and do some honourable mentions too...

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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Posted by airyfairy on Fri, 14 Jul 2017

A plethora of riches to choose from this week!  

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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

I'm going to take you to two very different places for this week's picks.

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Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

Today birdsong is turned up loud

Today birdsong is turned up loud

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Daddio and Beyond

DADDIO

When I was a pre-school child I played with miniature plastic cowboys and Indians. My parents referred to them as “characters”.

I liked ‘em all, the cowboys and the Indians. Sometimes they got along, sometimes they fought. They always had personality, thus individuality.

They were part of an ongoing story that I was continuously creating.

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