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Sweet

Cautious in joy. Feeling myself Kate Bush singing in my ear Helpless against the world worn tides Ravaged by mourn and loss But alive he still stands...
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The Third One

I admit, a third person is probably unnecessary to any evolving story, sometimes he is also a hindrance. Back then, he climbed into the train...

The Well

I feel like the deep well into which all vessels empty. Each cup that runneth over spills its blackness into me. My soul is a pool of shadows into...
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Reflections of You

A short story of 1000 words (Creative Commons image)
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The fruit of the elm

That favourite, lovely shade of lemon-green patterning an end of April shell-blue sky, pale posy bunches, taut tissue coin-wings …
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Me And My Suitcase

Me And My Suitcase By Paul McCann Picked up a smile and packed my troubles away in a suitcase , Now I’m off to see a new place just me and my...
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La Femme d'argent

How could I forget the autumn of 1998, and that weekend in Paris? A sullen, funereal mist folded around the city for the entire three days, fallen...

Chronogram

Look it up. Image is used in acc. w/ GNU Free Documentation License , Version 1.2 photographer is Michal Maňas
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Chalk & Cheese

The car park is busy but eventually I find a vacant spot at the far end. I put the car into neutral, pull up the handbrake and turn off the ignition...
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A Mystery for Sherlock? Conan Doyle's Father and 'Sunnyside'

For those who do not know, Sunnyside is a name which perhaps conjures up a happy, warm place, basking in a content and peaceful location. In fact,...
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Peter Goldman - Poet, Doctor, Plague Survivor

Peter Goldman, a 17th century citizen of Dundee, is l;ittle known today, though he should be for two reasons: the prominence of his own life and...
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Plague and Pestilence Down the Centuries

Early Records One of the most iconic moments in the folk memory of Dundee is the image of the Protestant preacher George Wishart preaching in 1544...

Beged Idim (Dirty Rags)

‘Praise be to God, He has not created me a Woman,’ Lazarus smells I’m unclean and cursed for seven days. Still, he informs me Jesus is coming for...
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ONOMATOPOEIA

ONOMATOPOEIA Long walks on short days Brief smile on a long face Not enough onomatopoeia in my life Large bag of small toys Long wait for brief joys...

Downshire Diary – (51) Heatherlands – Doctor in the House (Part 04)

Clarisse returned after about twenty minutes with the drinks and Chris gave her a good appraising look as she walked in, as had become his habit, but this time she was wearing a different outfit,

PURPLE FINCH

Have you ever seen a Purple Finch?

Chapter One- needs grammar

Hey! First post on here, I have no idea if I can post work in progress here. It's been months since I made the acount, I want to post a story I'm...

I WAS SCARRED DURING MY FIRST TIME

I was scarred during my first time
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8 Knots

After dosing himself well and good, Masterson wobbled gaily up the deck ladder to watch the new world float by with the others. On first view, the...
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ELEPHANT NEST: CHAPTER 1.2

After Heather's brains and blood formed the shape of the company’s emblem on the back of Nelson Mandela, she had to leave the room; due to some hobo...

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