Story and Poem of The Month

Our Story and Poem for the month of September have very kindly been chosen by london_calling79:

 

As the days are drawing in and the diesel’s running low, where better to be than back at home again? Enjoy the cosiness or combat the boredom with some superb writing.

 
Take a trip in the strange mastery of mitzi44’s bullnose-fronted sidecar, ‘The Busmar Astral.’ A masterpiece of metaphor which made me remember me own dear dad’s miscellaneous misdemeanours in the mustiness. It’s not the destination...
https://www.abctales.com/story/mitzi44/busmar-astral

 

For a shorter, punchier read why not join Gothicman on a sprawling, morning walk and celebrate the minutiae underfoot in ‘A Paradise not yet Lost.’
https://www.abctales.com/story/gothicman/paradise-not-yet-lost As the Gothicman himself says, ‘just be.’

Comments

Congratulations! 

 

Thank you london_calling79, and the Editors, feels really humbling, and congratulations to mitzi44 for the SOTM equivalent!

Apropos 'just be', here's a good definition:
Doing mode involves thinking about the present, the future, and the past, relating to each through a veil of concepts. Being mode, on the other hand, is characterized by direct, immediate, intimate experience of the present.
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