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Not One Punch

I just had to write this
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The Last Straw

Camels Frederick and Tristan had been rivals almost since birth. Tug-of-war, eating competitions, competitive ironing, you name it - anything that...
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 32 )

Picture by pixabay free images. Part Thirty Two Hirwin paused finding the light switch and slowly proceeded down the narrow stairs. He found it odd...
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Story of the week

Occupation

“Bring the dead body down to the graveyard now. Bring the dead down low…” – ‘Gravedigger’s Chant’, Zeal and Ardor
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The Reincarnation of Byron

The grit of the city alighting in eyeballs, confounding the warden, the basher of Bibles, the sergeant who mounts like a svelte caballero, each one...
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Poem of the week

Beach Pottery Mosaic

Storm-washed sand-stormed jigsaw, your voices sing as the tide comes in. High-tide the moon rides the waves a ragged hag, disturbing the sea’s mirror...
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Omar's Diary - 11th September 2018

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe - Jay Rayner - BREXIT - Scotland - Healthcare I am highly excited about being invited to read an extract from my diaries at...
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storm cooking

unseen fingers flex kneading clouds of soughing dough as gulls white flakes, salt flavour here and now with calls of far dangers journeyed on sea's...
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two-faced

I pushed my glasses high to rest on my forehead and stared across the road. I saw her outside the paper shop on Dunbarton Road, recognised her by her...
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Feeling Confused about Time

Feeling confused about time Yesterday I was twenty three Running on the spot, feeling ashamed Young blood flowed out through cuts A caustic youth, I...
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Forwards

off I have to get this parallel road black tears are blurring my vision blinking I set them loose loose loose feels like everything is passing moving...
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 27 )

Picture by pixabay free images. Part Twenty Seven Three Years Later! 1993. As seasons swiftly proceeded, the years became a motivating force for the...
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Summer on a Winter’s Day

They slammed their doors at the same time and walked out into the thin driving rain. This rain had been falling over Brighton for what seemed like...
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The right

What right do you have To be sad You've got all your limbs A mum and a dad There are people starving Breaking, crying You're in a London pub Drinking...
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No Warm Arms

When the gang vermin, thrashing hard, had left me fit for the scrap-yard and the guard outside Ward Three rebuked my swearword-peppered thrum of “Let...
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Latest Tech

It was my own fault really. I should have paid more attention to the instructions. The manual had been very clear on one point: do not overfeed. But...
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Misdisciples

If owning an expensive car, a house too big for your needs, and buying jewellery hoping it’ll get you the looks you crave You can’t be saved If you...

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