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Epigram

Rusty colours from an Autumn carpet lead me through trails of crunching leaves surrounded by a palisade of trees and the impatient wind ushers me...

The Ballad of Liz and James - 4

OK, I’m just gonna say it. I wear dentures. I’m completely aware of the American obsession with pearly whites and I’m sorry if you found that...

Wendy.

Today I went to the dentist, I wasn’t nervous or worried, because it was for a check-up. The last time I was here I had to have a side upper tooth...

Little Potty Mouth

My youngest is three. He is the most angelic looking kid, with very light blonde hair and the biggest blue eyes. He is such a loving little boy who...

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (53) The Gentle Giant and the Chalet Maid (Part 01)

Aaron Keller was a great bear of a man, standing 6’ 6” tall, barrell chested with hands like shovels. But he was brought to his knees by a skinny Little waif standind 4’ 11” by the name of Toni Kendall. They were both in their mid twenties, both had flaming red hair but he was a gentle giant who barely spoke and she was a little livewire who never shut up.

I HAVE REACHED THAT TIME

I have reached that time when

I HAVE BEEN DATING A HOARDER

I have been dating a hoarder
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Kunio

“A man could be a lover and defender of the wilderness without ever in his lifetime leaving the boundaries of asphalt, powerlines, and right-angled...
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Happy

His shadow fits him perfectly: shadow bike and shadow boy, seamlessly stitched to wheels rolling over Wimbledon common. Spoking backwards, monochrome...
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A Roar Too Often

Sammy is ten dad’s home again. Children crowd around mom so he can’t bother her some more. Haven’t seen him 3 days gone since pay day. Left for the...
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Cooking

you'll get the hang of it... image is used in acc w. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ Image ©Licensed to Parsons Media. Tesco Cookery School. Picture by Andrew Parsons / Parsons Media
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"The Trouble with Magical Beings" (A Fantasy) Chapter 10

The Stallion led them through a maze of bushes that were so high they couldn’t see right or left and they hoped they were going the right way. They...

Failure to Communicate

In transformation, as when I felt Jagged spikes grow from flesh Or turn concrete, or melt.

GOSSIP

This is a poem based on an extract from the Aeneid: Virgil (70 BC-19 BC). Book IV, lines 173-197. Gossip, hearsay, rumour: Daughter of Mother Earth...

Is A Half of Hedgehog Better Than None?

Is a Half of Hedgehog Better than None? By Richard Geneva The rear half had been run over, leaving the head and thorax, and the front legs of the...

By the sea

When I die Cremate me Sprinkle me by the ocean So that I may be carried away by the sea

The Ballad of Liz and James - 3

The Girlfriend is trying to teach me American but I’m struggling, it’s so different from English. On the first morning on my latest Austin trip I’d...
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Mornington-By-Mere – (81) A Rude Awakening

Mornington-By-Mere is a small country village lying in the Finchbottom Vale nestled between the Ancient Dancingdean Forest and the rolling Pepperstock Hills.

EXPLOSIVE CHEESE

The bomb disposal team
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