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One of Seven

Tommy was a five year old boy. It was a magical age; it’s the age where cars picked up tigers from the zoo and brought them all to a tea party in New...

black fryday

black friday burn your pancakes burn the cocks scramble the brains let’s eat more than we can see let’s see if you’ll get more than you deserve...

cosmic extreme lavender

amazingly hoof, grey electrode passenger cinnamon enrage, orphanage drifter , bloodsucker awakening rat source, setup apology frozen agency disobey,...
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Force Nine Gale

A silver haired woman furiously sweeps away the dust on her porch, the sheets on the washing line wave like a sail, the dust blows back into her face...
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KidsSpeak

On prematurely awaking from a car-nap, Little boy lost …, Nearly three – “You can’t see me!”, How long is high?, A 5-year old’s bedroom
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The Wedding

Emma stood at the water's edge. Her toes feeling the sand as it crunched under her weight. The morning sun rays bounced off the water; giving the...

CELEBRITY CHEESE

Jay Z has a favourite cheese

THE FIRST TIME I MET MY WIFE

The first time I met my wife

A MAN STOPPED ME IN THE STREET

A man stopped me in the street

An Intervention 2

Continuation of a story of marital strife, from a child's point of view, and set in Ireland in the 1960s
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An Intervention 1

This is a story about marital strife, seen from a child's viewpoint, and set in Ireland in the 1960s
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The jazz girl and her mate

The neck of her saxophone glistens like an industrial chimney, its golden valves bubbling up crotchets through the whisky-drowsing air.

For Grandchildren Everywhere

Long ago and far away, in a land beneath the clouds, there lived a simple watermelon farmer named Waldo. He was a distant cousin of the famous “Jack...

an end to potatoes

One day there will be an end to potatoes probably or tax or probably not unless we are not counting reality spaceships

bad frog

there’d be a point in being a big meat eating plant or a vast nuclear reactor & sitting near a box of frogs ONE day, TWO day daily fail being an...

bad penguin

being a penguin probably wouldn’t be so bad but for the cold, and the egg on the feet
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Burnt Out

Burnt Out by Paul McCann Working too much , starting to loose touch , can’t stop thinking about you and that’s just enough to help me get through ,...

Trencrom Hill

Running down the hillfort’s flank, pockets full of wind thrift apples, fleeing from the small hound that has latched onto my shadow, the shades of...
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Dressed for the King!

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] Adverts suggest that we never could be happy without some new gadget we see, kitchen transformed, or a new...

A Mercenary's Tale

An act of unprecedented altruism, grappling with pure evil, I dragged it away from destroying all, down with me, over the edge, into the dark abyss...

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