Exmouth - It's the South West's Best Kept Secret

Stories, poetry and opinion pieces set in my hometown.

I love the virginal power of Rosemary Wilkinson

I love the virginal power of Rosemary Wilkinson, lifelong daughter of Exmouth recently retired from office work. Louts who mock her grey didacticism...

Lyric

An old labourer Entered by Dionysus, His sap rising, Plucked his strings And sang. His clothes were shabby and his hair unkempt His voice sometimes...

Rosemary's Carriage Clock

They had not let her go early. But at a quarter-to-five, Emma her line manager with her customary in-yer-face niceness and right-girls-I'm-in-charge...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week

Shifting Sands

The ebb the flow, the stay the go upon the shifting sands The ebb the flow the yes the no the water and the land I blew in on an August wind and some...