Story and Poem of the Month
Posted by Insertponceyfrenchnamehere on Sun, 05 Jun 2022
Our Story and Poem of the Month for May have very kindly been chosen by Simon Barget. Here's what he picked:
Story was easy with Sean McNulty’s Phantosmia head and shoulders above the rest -- there’s a pun in there somewhere.
The lack of stiff competition lends an honorary mention to one more of his Moloney/Elder flights/forays: The Eerie Nerve.
Other honourable mentions are Alabaster Conjugal by Mark Burrow, happy to do its own thing;
and I also liked reading Jeand’s experiences with cancer and hospital visits, particularly Janus 13:
Poem was closer to call but I really liked Jane Hyphen’s If I can get through this day - authentic and accessible. It moved me.
Close second is Old P by Kilb50, loose, long and rambling
and Bonnie Prince Charlie in London 1750 by Angusfolklore, seemingly accurate and to the point