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Why Do I Miss You?

The image will seem strange to many, but the wall is symbolic and personal. For years I ignored the need to repair it and my wife must have almost given up on me and it. Yet I listened...at long last!
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Superman-Dad

Voices murmur from below: Only seven and already lost his dad. Jon ran downstairs past the startled crowd munching from an after funeral food table-...
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Sunburst Guitar with Vocals

https://soundcloud.com/hudsonmoon/sunburst-guitar Sunburst Guitar I was walking down Main st. had a lot on my mind like, keep your eyes wide open don...
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Aloha from Roscarrig - an excerpt from Crowe II, (wip) 2021

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Freud once observed, repetition was a ‘desire to return to an earlier state of things.’ . Crowe felt like reminiscing and pulled Elvis Presley’s ‘...
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Disenchantment 43

***** I realized that Mark could no longer hear us. It seemed that he was in his own world, the one we were in seemed to hold no more interest for...
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Is your daughter home? 2

Well, that never happened (the threat I mean) – as I said he is a true gentle giant and I tried to keep him away from my adventures. But after he...
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Requiem For Two

Spinster Ethel’s last night, aged 104, fiancé, Wilfred, killed 1915, aged 17, in France, loved by his comrades for his tin whistle recitals in the aftermath of massive life-depleting attacks.
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Arabian Monkfish (Part Two)

* * * Ah’m oan ma fifth can ay Red Stripe, smokin the umpteenth fag since Damo telt me ah’d ootstaiyed ma welcome, gien some serious thoat tae when...
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Arabian Monkfish (Part One)

Ah get oot the black hack in Kentish Town, just ootside the Forum. Black hacks, that’s whit we call them up the road – hackneys. Where, as...
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Martian Syndrome

I'm not good at parties. (Image from Pixabay - free to use)
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Old Soldiers

I thought about explaining this one, but no, I'n not going to. image from pxfuel.com free for non commercial use.
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Playing the Cocks

I might have spelt a word wrong in the title. Image created by author from PD elements.
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Ramblin' Time

I left my shoes on the far side of the pasture & bare-footed back to our old house past clumps of cow-pies and mosquito ambushes- past thorny...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 27

1971 Agnes wondered if all boys were, when you got down to it, as blunt as Benjamin. Why couldn't he just tell her that he loved her? Or walk with...
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A Confused Victim Of Mating Tactics

when losing patience with my silent analysing exposed her seductive intention! (experimental)
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THE ADVENTURES OF MINIATOR Chpt 1)The Origin Of Miniator

Around a sun, far larger than our own, obits a planet called Toolia, far larger than our own. Populated by a species, far larger than our own, called...
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The Picture Ranch 55

Well, now Moffat III is done and dusted for the time being, it's time to move back to pre-WWII California to catch up with Micawber Fisher, P.I. Start at the beginning if you've the patience for it. Image from pxhere.com free for non-commercial use
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 26

Zelig Krüger’s Diary. Pages 14 to finish. To understand anything we must carefully follow the steps that led us to our present destination. Think of...
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Chocolate, Tobacco and Horse Muck

Each day, as the factory whistle blew at noon, he dashed leisurely home from work on his bicycle to have his dinner because dinner was always eaten...
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Story of the week

Tuesday Club

The Tuesday Club wasn’t what it looked like, older men in short and sannies panting and out of breath after playing three-a-side fitba on the wooden...

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