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Daydreaming on Guildford High Street

A poem about love and how easy it is to think about those that we love and lust after
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WebWorld (1.9)

She threaded her way through the crowd, trying not to push, but hearing my voice and hearing its desperation, which added to her own fear when she’d...
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Poem of the week

make up

We meet like edges of broken bone. When did it become unfixable? Perhaps when you forced the bathroom door to carry on explaining what's wrong with...
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My grandmother

My grandmother liked to break up the monotony of a normal dull moment with a chastening call-to-arms for a ‘nice kippah tie’, an exhortation that...
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Coming Home

In that second through crowds, just like experiencing calm ocean of dazzling aqua marine; melted hearts of awareness hover, transfixed shining smiles...
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A sleepy mid-July mid-afternoon

Azure sky green leaves lie against the blue, and puffs of white float by. All is quiet except a wood-pigeon’s constant thrusting note. A car sweeps...
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WebWorld (1.8)

The Battle for the Ground Through Fourth Floors. That’s what I’ve been calling it in my mind. I suppose it was something that was always on the brink...
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Penalties

On 11 th July 2021 the England Football team lost on penalties to Italy after a 1-1 draw having played extra time in the Final of the Euro2020...
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Steve Mason and the Music Nazi

This is the third entry in the Steve Mason’s School Days at https://www.abctales.com/collection/steve-masons-school-days Steve “Stevo” Mason just...
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Breakfast At Tiffany's

She wasn’t really that wonderful, or even especially nice, but she looked very good in her Vogue power stance in a tense cloud of backlit dry ice...
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The Patel Protocol

Not very interesting, but not improbable. Image from pxhere.com
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This is More

'Noone is born hating...' (Nelson Mandela)
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WebWorld (1.7)

It was a sunny morning, just a little bloody, with the promise of later rain. I looked out on a horizon that was gold mixed with a truly grisly shade...
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Maria's Diary 32

Chapter 32 We walk by faith, and not by sight; And if we ever go astray, Do Thou, O Lord! conduct us right, And lead us in our onward way. Papa did...
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Love is a Verb

You can say the word, love, until it loses all meaning. ‘I love you this and I love you that.’ But, it is in the doing. The action of the word. Love...
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sandcastle

"You are as stupid as each other!" he shouts. My shoulders go up, throat closing. Anger like heat off a car in the sun, I dread sitting in his...
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Craven Gets Flashed 29

Jenny jimmied her way into Mr. Moynahan’s Village Oddities shop. The rest of the crew followed. “Would you look at this place,” said Craven. “It’s a...
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After the ball

Devastation. We walked with our heads bowed in case they were watching. We didn’t want to say it, didn’t want to make song or dance. We couldn’t...
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