Cherrypicked stories

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A Feast of Bells

St Just in Roseland church, Cornwall
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Noel's Ark

From high above, they looked like rivers slowly meandering towards the sea, rivers chased and harried by smaller tributeries intent on joining the...
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The way it should be (childhood rituals)

Walking up to Nursery – Grandpa in tow, going down at last the steps – ‘I go first you know’ – – mutter not by Grandpa heard, behind him Mums press...
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"Photographs & Reflections"

Life changes Sometimes in an instant Other times slowly Falling into another realm, Shifting sands on an infinite desert Blinding sun baking your...
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Story of the week

"Willow's Tail" 11

The potted orchid bulb had the tiniest of sprouts peaking through the soil but Perfidia wasn’t encouraged. “This isn’t going to win any contest." "...
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June 17, 2021 Corona Log Entry

June 17, 2021- Corona Log Entry It is a cool 48 degrees and sunny here in Western New York. Much of the country is sweltering in 90-degree heat. We...
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A Heavy Load To Bear

Walls have ears. (Flash fiction - 400 words)
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This is a Spell

What it says... abra cadabra... image is CC0 PD!!!
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Poem of the week

As the Bee flies

In memory of Bee who lives on in the lives she touched as she flew through life. #seeabeethinkofme
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to bee

In shade most of the year, infront of a curving wall not quite road nor verge at tarmac's edge a large fuscia bush drops stiff silk particoloured red...
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Running

I started running long before I can remember; I don’t like to keep still. I could walk but I prefer to run. I can go much further when I run, I can...
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The contagion that killed the fisherman's wife

(this is my translation from the Arabic of AMM’s poem published 2018, and which forms part of a bigger narrative work looking at the transference of guilt and sin, and our relationship to death.)
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Little Miracles

‘Hi guys, it’s me your mom.’ I said softly as I looked down at my two beautiful baby boys; they were not even an hour old but what an hour it had...
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Hardly Any Degrees at All

of separation that is. Image source Wikipedia commons licence CC-SA 3.0 photographer KennosiS
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Progression

I woke hearing ‘breakfast time’ being shouted from all angles. One of the nurses shook my arm and I let out a gasp. She looked at me and smiled, ‘c’...
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Air

There is only water. Nothing but the cling and caress of its endless existence. Nothing but the pressure and the buoyancy. But there’s light too...
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stuff of life ip

2 reads stuff of life by Marcia Marcia from earth’s mantle churning molten stellar dust in mineral fissure folds move fire hot liquid upward thrust...
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Finding the Castle in the village of Richard's Castle.

Waves of ox-eye daisies shaking in the breeze … up the old steps to the top of the ruined keep
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Cherry Tree

Dedicated to the cherry tree in my front garden. It brings me much joy. Audio version at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/cherry-tree-mp3 In the...
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June 16

Reworked for Bloomsday as flash fiction from an old story of mine.

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