Elsie's Selection Box

  1. I plan to create a 31 piece Set, 1 item from each Abc genre.

Humour - Wasting me foddle dee doddle dee time (nonsense rhyme for Poetry Monthly)

O me Facebook is fun – it is second to none With me flick-a-dee, click-a-dee dido. I post all me pictures of Saffron me puss And me pal Jenny’s...
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Love - Jess' bag, morning after

Half litre vodka, half drunk Clear plastic wallet, hefty shuffle of college notes Provisional license, untested Big pink purse, small change Bronze...
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Opinion - Five Reasons for Rhyme

The feet of free verse can be flat But rhyme can scarper like a cat. Beauty, spirit, elegance, Form mirrors feeling - come let's dance. Poetry to...
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Other Fiction - Treasure Island

My brothers thought I was mental to go to school each day but I fancied Miss. Miss Cooper was the first love of my life. She was young and beautiful...
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Other Non Fiction - We Did It Ourselves! (Women's Story from the Dawn of Time to Today)

When bold Lilith * near Adam lay He tried to force her down that way And she put up resistance.. Her backlash came of rage and fear And she's the...

Reviews - In The Day by Kevin Marman

'That's an awful lot of stuff twisted up inside there, Tom' (In The Day page 98) Tom, the 49 year old character of Totnes-published author Kevin...
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Surreal - Anapaest Soup

Elsie I love my three-foot anapaest She is my hairy mate She's not a pest, she is the best Anapaest I shall dance, I shall prance Take a chance, go...

Talecatching - Francis Hallam, Talecatcher and Teller of Mental Health Reality.

I met Francis last July. He worked as a Peer Reporter, story collecting for Recovery Devon. His secondary job. The tales can be found on the mental...

Unclassified - Bulgy Smoking Mum + Spin Cycles I - IV + endpiece

When I knew I was expecting My body told me to stop Smoking now sickened me. But we're not all made the same. She's young Fleshy tattooed arms...
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Western -This machine kills fascists

' go to sleep you weary hobo' but the boxcar's full of folks cussing, bragging, smoking, fighting speaking memories, swapping jokes. Big white house...
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Mum, when?

A twisted tale of love and politics