Certificate 15

Ages 15 and up

A Nervous Bread van

A Nervous Bread Van "David, is there anybody you know in this part of the world who can help you?" I was facing the Salvation Army Brigadier who sat...

The Pub

I wandered lonely as a tramp That floats on, high on heroin When through the darkened haze and damp I saw a most delightful inn Beside the pound shop...

Free verse poem

Free verse poetry is bollocks, It has no rhyme scheme or metre, It may as well be a dialogue. It's written by people who Are too lazy to make Words...
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Silver Surgers

Last night Senator Amy Klobuchar coined a phrase during the Democratic debate. She used the phrase Silver Surgers to describe the political power of Baby boomers. I liked the coinage The phrase took me back to the days of Surfin' Safari, a tune by the Beach Boy's called Noble Surfer. That's how this thing started.
Cherry

A Kiss for Luck

I had twenty cents in my pocket. That was it. I felt naked without the bank account; but at the same time a little bit free. Funny, the way you play...

The Ballad of Liz and James - 3

The Girlfriend is trying to teach me American but I’m struggling, it’s so different from English. On the first morning on my latest Austin trip I’d...
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Shifting from First to Third

It's always fun to switch a story from first person to third which also requires a change of tense. Sometimes we got to get out of automatic.

A Matter of Trust

After he killed the kid in Cujo, I lost faith in King. Lost faith is not a deterrent to habit. I kept reading Stephen another 35 times. I remember...