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Moonlight Sonata

in Eee-minor - mostly true - pic: my own
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Bloomsday plus one

Bloomsday ( plus one ) our Ireland tour turned sour - Roz had gone off me - (don’t ask me why) a sullen morning stretched ahead before we caught the...
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To Unfreeze In The Future

Saturday night, twenty years past. I was on the couch filling time in the cave when my daughter Mary came down to join me. Mary was eight years old...
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The ALL - God of Nothing

I finally get it...Show, Don't Tell. Comments welcome...this is a complete rewrite of the book I am working on. PART ONE THE ALL The only thing...
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Compound Fracture (Part 2)

A man finds solace in the company of an unlikely companion
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Compound Fracture (Part 1)

A man finds solace in the company of an unlikely companion
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Toxic - Chapter 21

Last one in a while - I consider this my end of Act 1. Thanks anyone who read this or gave me feedback.
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"Somewhere Full of Guiris" [Mr Martínez Twenty Five]

The Wild Rover Irish Pub in Barcelona is a much better place than I've made it sound, or at least it was when I was last there around 10 years ago. Image is a detail from a blog post illustration and has no copyright issues: source is https://www.barcrawlbarcelona.com/top-10-pubs-in-barcelona/
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Envy

Not a nice trait! Don't become the victim of demonisation either especially when executed with co-ordinated precision!
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"You Can Keep The Scissors"[Mister Martínez part twenty-four]

Like Martínez, I'm still moving, so I'm still living. Image source Google Maps 2015. Think we're ok. No Coke-fiends at the Cafe as far as I know.
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Toxic - Chapter 20

“chapter 20” (2006) now ted is on the desktop looking at pictures of sufjan stevens and for some reason he knows he’s not supposed to appreciate them...
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Tenebris Interlucentem (into the darkness… light)

'into the darkness… light' a winter Wednesday open-mic in a dingy pub in Pontefract or was it Halifax? I don’t rate poetry but if the beer’s good and...
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Knockouts and Knockdowns

After Gene Fullmer outpointed Sugar Ray Robison in their first fight, Gene was favored to win the rematch. He was ahead in that fight entering the...
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"He's Written a Book, He'll Want The Whole World to Know"[Mister Martínez Twenty Three]

Sweep? How is this image connected to the story? (Think laterally...) I bet you love a puzzle. Image source is dlpng.com and free for non-commercial use.
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Remembering Secretariat at Belmont

T'was twenty hours before I observed a primeval, confrontational force of nature appear at precisely the right juncture in my adult development arise...
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Only Moving Time Heals

scene-setting dispair She's gone. His first thought on waking, feeling melancholic, wretched, jaw, misaligned on palm of hand, face, half-encased in...
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Toxic - Chapter 19

“daddy” (January 21) “What are you making?” Linh looked up at Donald and gestured to the thin, pancake-like wrap on the griddle before her. “ Bánh...
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"Besides, I Don't Like Them Much" [Mister Martínez Twenty Two]

No more Mr Nice Guy... image source https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/street-art/q-flexibilidad-laboral-q-by-escif/ CC4.0

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