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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 20 )

Picture by Pixabay free images. A Story In Forty Eight Parts. Part Twenty Kendrick awoke in the backseat of his vehicle squinting, dazzled by lights...
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She Haunts Me

I saw two butterflies having a punch-up over my cabbage. If butterflies fight, what chance have we?
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Man in a Pink Shirt

Man in a pink shirt Don’t step out into the road Fat man in a pink polo shirt Ruddy cheeked, strawberry blond In Henley..Henley on Thames One tan...
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Bright Little Pill

It sits in my hand, a full moon swimming in a sea of cloud. It stains the sky, lit by a stolen light; its glow hints at the supernatural, dissolves,...
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Intentionally Blank

This page is intentionally blank, snowfield before the fact of the scrawlspoiling the white barren flatness. No wishes are listed here, nor...
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Herefordshire Birds

It’s not the first occasion I’ve been wrenched from the concrete splodge to which I clenched, I’ve often tramped the bramble-scattered banks of duck-...
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 19 )

Picture by pixabay free images. Part Nineteen Mina had concerns for Ivan as they walked together. When she'd touched his arm there had been a feeling...
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The castle problem

I was woken early one morning by a hammering on my back door. I quickly dressed and rushed downstairs to find Alun in an agitated state. "It's the...
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Detective Max: Chapter 2 (part 2)

“Hey Max!” The first message says. “It was really great seeing you the other night! Since I’m in town for a few days. I was wondering if you maybe...
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Omar's Diary - Sunday 26th August 2018

ITINERANT SERVANT - BANK HOLIDAY - THE OBSERVER - SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Last week, while the weather was still warm, Lady and Man Servant were whisked away...
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 17 )

Picture by pixabay free images. Story In Forty Eight Parts. Part Seventeen It was now 9.30pm on that very same Monday that John Chapman set off for...
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Army of Poets

Difficult to write at the moment... anyway thanks to John Wilks for providing the spur to write this, which is at least something... Image authors own created from PD imagery.
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Summer's end

Another summer passes
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Metallic Sounds

The clanging never stops, It never stops echoing, It travels around the world and comes back. Metal on metal on metal, Forever. His voice on hers,...
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Pick of the Month

The Art of Invisibility

She mastered the art of invisibility when he roared home from the pub knuckle missiles heat-seeking her mother, the furniture or her. She ghosted...
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Christobel and The Monkey (Part 1 of 2)

A shaggy monkey story. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Poem of the week

The Dirt Road

I know you took the dirt road From the dead rays of your eyes Wan pulse, jitter currents fire you You're here but barely there Where have you been...
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Don't let go

hit me with your viper eyes colour me pink and blue whisper me glossy flossy lies photoshop your James Dean hair fill in all the gaps tick my clock...

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