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touch of blue (another go at this)

between skeletal flames of beech trees, lithe in bud comes a doorway to Heaven where frail, scented bluebells shining in luminous indigo, rise from...

Falling in love

When a man and a woman fall in love Instructions STEPS Say a prayer 1. Say your final prayer 2. Mumble your last words 3. Put your head between your...

A Song for Kenny Novel (Part 3)

KENNY, ARE YOU AFRAID? June provided sunshine and green grass for mowing. And summer holidays would soon follow. That meant sunny days at the beach...

Meeting The Bishop

For many of us, we don't know where we're going until we get there. Take this word journey right here. The first sentence is the first step which...

Iron butterfly

I once beheld your splendid wings Your life was full Found on the wing Unfettered travel You zinged Whist all the creatures sing Now you wings feel...
Cherry

Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Sixty Five

I am in my tiny backyard with fresh rows of washing. It is so clean that it doesn’t even feel right to smoke anywhere near them. The sheets move to...

THE ROOSTER

'Prophet Of The Sun'

A Song for Kenny Novel (Part Two)

SORRY FOR BEING RUDE Morning was wet and dreary. June was supposed to be mild, warm and sunny. What a bummer. Felt more like September. Kenny and his...

Comes Around (3)

Thirteen months later: “Here’s your new cell, shitbird,” said the guard. Turning to the current occupant, he said, “You know the drill, Grizzly.” The...

Comes Around (2)

Thirteen hours later: Aaron was lying on his bed, still wearing the clothes of the previous evening. He was lingering in that vague area between...

Comes Around (1)

Comes Around April 13th “Good that you wore the sweats,” said Jack. “Yeah, I don’t feel comfortable with this at all.” “Relax, it will be fine.”...
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Unfulfilled Cravings

Image from Wikipedia - Magritte now out of copyright.
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A Song for Kenny Novel (Part One)

A Young Reader – Ages 8-12 A SONG FOR KENNY HE JUST KNEW IT "Mom, is it true? You’re goin' to marry James?" Kenny's look was unbelieving. He noticed...
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Sixty Four

“How could this have happened Gems?” I sound a bit frantic and there is tightness in my chest, that old pal, high anxiety. “Marth, it’s not a big...
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Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Sixty Three

I don’t like Monster Munch, why is there Monster Munch? I can smell it, pickled onion flavour, it’s horrible, is it on my breath? It’s so dark, like...

Golden Memories: Toybox #2

I've succumbed to temptation and decided to revisit some of my old toys. It's supposed to be a mistake in writing to use lengthy lists, but maybe a...
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Anemoi - Winds

Bank Holiday walk on the Northumbrian Coast. Image source: geography.co.uk. Licence CC- BY SA 2.0 photographer MikeatSeahouses

Ode on a magnolia in May

Bye bye magnolia you sweet thing, ancient genus, born before the bee. See you again, come rain or shine, same time, same place, next year. Go to...

OLD HOUND DOG

'Man's Best Friend'

Over the Rainbow

I want to build a fire in your eyes can’t help but want to make you smile. You’re too smart to let this life slide.

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