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Chemo 15

Chemo 15 What difference does a month make? Four more episodes of poison being pushed into a vein made to swell by sitting in a tub of hot water for...
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Runaway Mother chapter 15

What does Mary's boss want to talk to her about?
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by Craven Arms

(18/11/22) Bright November afternoon: on the Onny, late low sunshine glints, river flowing full (border rain) tumbling sound, trees still holding...
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Discipline

Be still aim trigger finger on the trigger guard shoot him now he's gone too far stayed too long gave him two weeks that's a deuce; if what, so what...
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To A Brand New Day

Time to ponder on woman kind like garden's fresh raw beauty, blooming both inside and out. When wisdom of years shall feel the earth and rain quench...
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It Rains

Well it does rain, quite a lot. I did the image.
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Runaway Mother chapter 14

Will their financial situation cripple them and put them onto the streets, or is there a clue in the mail they received?
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Therapy

Love yourself, If you want to get rid of depression. Except for your negative thinking side Which should be eviscerated promptly Along with all your...
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Life is for the Go Getters

Life is for the go getters. Pause and watch, open-mouthed as they gulp the here and now. Observe through a long lens, how they stuff themselves, like...
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Primary Children at the Heritage Centre

Their footsteps recede and Queen Elizabeth the first relaxes again in her fussy portrait ruffs. Miners in sepia prints blown up to twenty feet on the...
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"Forever Autumn"

With apologies to Justin Hayward, but it did spoil the moment.
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THE TRIALS OF AN ANGEL Part 13: Discovery

The search party found the three lost lads mid-morning the following day, but nobody returned to our community until late. In truth it was the lads...
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Poem of the week

at bay

you've gone to the moon we know only as light, a white finger from Heaven whose pulse pulls Earth's sheathing waves noise clings to us, we cannot out...
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One Night at Kedasi (1)

Previous Chapter 1. Drinking in Cheap Bars Zip sat in a corner booth nursing the dregs of a mediocre glass of whisky. It would be the last for a...
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Remember Georgia Smith

Georgia Smith from Middlesboro, Kentucky would be a hundred and one years old today and she would still be obscure even though she was responsible...
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Runaway Mother chapter 12

I wonder what the boys got up to while Mary was at work? Will she ever find her mother?
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It's Heating Up

Here is the street approaching twelve. High noon. The sun, encroaching upon the centre of the spring-slanted sky, casts a scathing glare. Its fierce...
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The Pregnant Waitress (part 2 of 2)

[This is part 2 of this story, read part 1 here ] * 'It's not going to work now,' said Marnie. 'I'm so sorry. We can't bring Sonya over here.' Marnie...
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Story of the week

The Pregnant Waitress (part 1 of 2)

Marnie sat on her bed, scrolling, liking, waiting for the phone timer to chime, when the message pinged in, and tipped her into a dark hysterical...
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