Pick of the day

Winter Dreams

I dream
like fish in spring
of slanted green shaded
sun bed haze
ripples of silence
through pollen mist
and rustle reed
those dragonfly days

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Story of the week

Risky Business

Like a raven shot in mid-flight, the black object pirouetted through the air and landed onto the car's windscreen, bounced once and fell heavily onto the hot tarmac.Read more

Poem of the week

Features

LUCY CAVENDISH FICTION PRIZE 2019

'The Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize was founded in 2010 by Professor Janet Todd OBE, then President of the College.

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STORY AND POEM OF THE MONTH

Our Story and Poem of the Month for December, very kindly chosen by rjnewlyn:

 

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POETRY MONTHLY

Hi everyone, happy new year and hope it's a good one!Read more

Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

Words

All I want for Christmas is words.

Just a scatter of words.  Just a handful. 

I find my eyes drawn back towards the phone on the wall in the hallway – a retro scene, a lost time, our lost time…

I wait for it to ring.

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Instead a silver parcel at my doorstep.  Shiny, light-catching foil paper, with a curly white ribbon about it.  A little card on the top.

I crouch to read the card.

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Spring a Butterfly

 

 

 

Dusty cocoon of box

tight packed through warmer days

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