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A Memory of Chirping

I heard the birds chirping in my backyard today and once again remembered the famous parable regularly told by Father Cornelius in Boston. Over the...
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Run Danny Run (Chap. 14)

CHAPTER FOURTEEN Walt stood beside his dad and looked across Economy Lake. From this distance the little island looked like a pile of rocks, with a...
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Twenty

It’s Friday night and we’re going out. I haven’t been out on a Friday night for ages. The end of week planets haven’t aligned for some time. Money,...
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Leo

War and truce.
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Poem of the week

to pick up time

never done, the sea is a bed remaking itself over and over, so light never sleeps on the salt shot silk of its sheet and thoughts are beached shells...
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One in a Minion: Chapter Two - Mission Implausible (Part Two)

Part Two of the first draft of the second chapter of my Camp NaNoWriMo novel for April 2021. The LAFTAW agents concoct a clever ruse to leave their day jobs behind and carry out their mission of stopping The Great One's latest evil scheme. (Image: "File:Domino mask.jpg" by File:Lonerangermask.png:studio_hades derivative work: Hyju is licensed with CC BY-SA 4.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 )
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Nineteen

Thursday was much the same in the gallery. I got there ok and Martin was there and Martin went off to do whatever he does on a Thursday afternoon. He...
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One in a Minion: Chapter Two - Mission Implausible (Part One)

Part One of the first draft of the second chapter of my Camp NaNoWriMo novel for April 2021. The LAFTAW agents concot a clever ruse to leave their day jobs behind and carry out their mission of stopping The Great One's latest evil scheme. (Image: "File:Domino mask.jpg" by File:Lonerangermask.png:studio_hades derivative work: Hyju is licensed with CC BY-SA 4.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 )
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Any Old Jerusalem

On the laps of our beloved smoking mothers - we heard them speak of how the world was whilst they were young. The festooned nights of war-torn bingo...
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Sports-Mad

An armchair supporter.
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Eighteen

I have changed out of my dress and into jogging bottoms which I think were Sash’s originally. I tend to wear them when I am actually feeling relaxed...
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Half Stuck Home

To stay any longer Would feel like defeat. A backstep, a misfire A misstep; a slackwire Trailing between two cans And then just one. These streets...
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Seventeen

By the time Martin and Gemma have left and I’ve checked out how the wine fridge is looking, it’s almost half twelve. I just made £6. Enough for 2...
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Sixteen

I have decided to wear a dress as a concession to conformity. It’s short though, kinda lacy and brilliant white. Like a fucking virgin. I am wearing...
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Possible New Project 2

As I sat in the corner with her that night, I noticed an old man sat a couple of tables away. I hadn’t seen him when I looked across the pub...
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Adeline

Adeline You are so strange but so beautiful as you tiptoe onto the kitchen sink to open your lopsided North West London window that opens into the...
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Forty Years Of Playing Video Games

I've been playing video games for forty years. I began playing video games in April of 1981 at the age of nine. The first game that I played was...
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Possible New Project 1

Unrequited love is without a doubt the best kind of love.There is nothing that can match the glorious sensation of pouring your essence into a well...

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