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Let it be me.

Why do you do It baby? A million answers to that question. And when I say don't do it please, nothing to back me up. Even though I don't do it, I...
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Fountain Of Dreams

I want to go to those places where old friends flirt with my dreams, their faces emanate from a fountain of past memories, each varying globule...
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Aftermath

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The Picture Ranch 23

"How in hell will you get Micawber Fisher out of this one?" "umm..." Image is a still from the 1947 Republic Serial "The Black Widow" and copyright is believed to belong to the distributor of Republic Pictures, viz. Artisan Home Entertainment since 1998. The Black Widow is not available to buy.
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The Memoirs of an Arsehole (3)

It’s 23:11 in the PM. The day before yesterday I received a text message from a past love. “One of the special ones” my Dad would call that type of...
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JEAN (From Ribbentrop's Chair)

By Vincent van Gogh - repro from art book, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9453666
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Manchester Tears

Teen-fans brim full of Ariana, young sons larked, popped pink balloons, Promenading Princess’s pirouetted, pranced, rushed out to tell proud Mams and...
Cherry

Navigation

Your words each phoneme coarse, like sand grains caught in an oyster. I swallow them whole. Gulping, the whorls of salty slime swim through my gut. I...
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Weather report

Yesterday was hot, in the evening the sunset was the most spectacular I have ever seen around here and this morning the dawn was beautiful. They say...
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Visiting Our Own

I visited Holy Cross Cemetery in Lackawanna, on Monday. It was 55 degrees out, with a 20-mph wind, cloudy, cold and dreary. For a Floridian, like me...
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Ginny. ( Part 3)

I heard her say the words but I found it difficult to comprehend them. For some reason I took my hand away from hers. “Sorry Ginny. Did you say you...
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Tell Me

Despicable. Just despicable. Picture source: Pixabay CC0 Public Domain Free for commercial use No attribution required
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Whiteout III-5 (The Word's Intent)

5. The Words’ Intent Nick looked down at the pale brown liquid swirling in the bowl before him and grimaced. His only thought was: No way in hell ,...
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Promenade Diary

The sea smells sour this morning, like a giant bottle of now yellowing milk had been set on a giant windowsill by a hand in the clouds. Yesterday, it...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...

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