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Posted by mikesize1 on Thu, 14 Feb 2019My thumb caresses the cylinder of the nickel plated, 38. Calibre revolver, resting on my lap, beneath the desk. With each of the six chambers still heavy from the burden of yesterdays thwarted hopes and desires and todays potential daydreams.
I sliver the tip of my finger across the barrel of the glimmering steel and catch my distorted reflection stretched across it.
I don’t recognise him.Read more
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Picks of the Month
Posted by the-real-jaw on Fri, 18 Jan 2019
I unsolved a few mysteries
(a good night’s work)
then strutted the morning streets
with a candle in my head,
half-believing that everyone was
watching me pass,
That lordly stride!
Those mystical lips!
The sky rolled its eye up over the avenue,
the city shuffled its deck of people,Read more
Posted by celticman on Sun, 20 Jan 2019
John was glad he hadn’t stopped drinking, because otherwise it would have been a shame to waste the half-can of Pale Ale he poured on his Cornflakes. There had been a time when he’d thought hard about going on the wagon. When his wife, Effie, left him two, or more years ago.Read more