Cherrypicked stories

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Tricky Davy Davidson

Method in the madness
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The Love Addict

Sometimes you have no choice but to love yourself
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The rock problem

I was woken early one morning by a dreadful racket taking place outside my bedroom window. It sounded like two people arguing very passionately and...
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Tribute to Bee

2 years since Bee passed. Here is a tribute to one of her poems with her beautiful granddaughter Mia.
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Choose One Cake Only

We were having a family picnic, that Saturday afternoon, but mum always wanted to stay close to home, so we were having it in our garden. She had...
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Lurranus Stories: The Unknown

2119 The view was breathtaking. Looking out, Craig Donnely could see thousands of stars. Each and everyone one, a distant world. Thousands of...
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Where I Belong

..I am the sea. I would live and die here (With grace, as our ancestors did) If I could outswim the spike Embedded in my side..
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The Princess of Odd Numbers

It’s getting dark. The cypresses, slender, respectful genuflect to the sunset, a horse’s eye in all its majesty. In their junctures, iced from winter...
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One hundred years

When time means nothing
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Cowboys

The musical inspiration for this one was My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys . Perhaps with also a little bit of The Games that Daddies Play. She sat...
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Vamos España

Evening. There’s heat in the sun as it banks across the square. They said it wouldn’t be long. Things all fall into place. No row of bells or...
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Poem of the week

This Beeston Morning

One magpie, Beeston's little park just outside work. I remember the rhyme and I’ll take its sorrow with a cigarette. The memory of this morning’s...
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Mirror World

Personal...
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The Devil's Surgeon Part 6

The Apothecary dictates his terms and decides to keep an enemy where he can see him. Image free from pixaby.com
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The Devil's Surgeon Part 5

The Apothecary is shocked to see how the disease is taking a firm hold of the town... Image free from pixaby.com
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Barbury Castle

Tuesday 12 th June 2018. Silence lasting No schedules, Submissive To wild Gathering Of sheep, Where Mice in Meadows Of green Hideaway From Kestrel...
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Dictated access

Picture the scene.. people, traffic, lives... whizzing past my eyes leaving behind light streams.. as they travel at light speed.. like a sped up...
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The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades was nothing like the Queen of Diamonds. She was her opposite in every way; she was base metals and ash-infused dirt, she was the...
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The Watering Hole Part 2

The second and concluding part of The Watering Hole. I hope you enjoy it.
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The Watering Hole Part 1

A two-part story describing a young girl's transformation from prey to hunter.

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