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Grimms67

Bob rolls up the sleeves of his frayed, green, checked shirt, and uses the side window of the dining room as a temporary seat. No wind, slow moving...

Master Baiter

If Shawn Shannon wasn't the biggest pain in the ass pupil I ever encounterred he was, as they say, amongst them. Shawn was passive agressive and...
Cherry

On Happiness

The questions "are you happy?" has always plagued me. The answer has always been no and has always been followed with a heavy sadness. But could it...

The Biggest Mysteries

What exists in the space between stars? In the nothing beyond them? In the holes in our mental maps? What gives us our weight? Causes objects to fall...
Cherry

oxford circus

I've just seen a tramp with a big ginger beard dancing in front of this tall, slim security guard outside Miss Selfridge on Oxford street and it...
Cherry

Ginny. ( Part 2)

She held my arm as we walked to the pub. For some reason it didn’t feel strange. It felt natural. I sat her at a table by the window and went to get...

Close enough

Job-Centre horn-rimmed Himmler are you the S.S..... or something similar? D.S.S....... Close enough!

Cassandra

The snakes of truth that licked her ears The sins of the Father on you, poor lamb Men were blind to all their tears She alone could see their fears...

Ikon (IP)

Politics will never outlast art. Kira Muratova (Romanian/Moldovan/Ukranian Film-maker) Image source http://sensesofcinema.com/2003/great-directors/muratova/

Condensed Blancmange

Lucea was grateful to take a bite, her free hand darting for the tiny pastry triangle flaking off with the cut of her perfect teeth to tumble...

Modern Tête

Orange, celery, parsley blancmange in pastry cups; brown thin baskets that contrasted primly with their delicious modern fillings creating luscious...

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (31) Like a Thief in the Night (Part 09)

“You two wait here” David said to the other two and started walking towards her. “Hey Wendy” he called and she looked up and as soon as she saw him she was on her feet and bowling towards him at a rate of knots and she was still crying as she launched herself at him “Oh David” she cried

SOME PEOPLE ARE DOWN BEAT

Some people are down beat

Choice Tales from the Vale – (119) The Green Baize Adventure (Part 02)

After a very frustrating day of near misses had to wait until it was fairly late on in the evening when Gary said “Come on sticky lips, get your best drawers on its Adventure time” “Oh goody” she said “where are we going?”
Gold cherry

Candles on her grave

Like every year this year too I am travelling miles. With a heavy heart, a dark numbness, and a blurring memory that I try hard to keep from fading...

Marian Anderson

Most would say it was her voice It was a thing of beauty It bettered the ones who heard it It bettered nations It bettered the world Some would say...

Pride And Doubt

While I write this I am not alone Beside me sits my pride, and my doubt Vanity whispers to me first Stating that these words are a gift Regardless of...

A Perfect Lazy Day

*/ A Perfect Lazy Day by Andrew Bohn A lazy day can be spent in a multitude of ways, with a multitude of different people. Whether it be spent at...

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