Other Fiction

Hold The Chair

The heat in the flat is stifling. All the windows and doors are flung open but still there’s no breeze. Tempers are raised to match the heat. It’s...

You know what to do...

You’ve imagined packing up, walking away from this cramped flat over and over but now you’re doing it for real. You’re angrily slamming drawers shut...
Cherry

The Bigger Picture

“Why do you keep all that bloody junk?” He’s in a mood again. I can tell. “It only collects dust,” he snaps. I carry on dusting. Better to let him...
Cherry

That Morning

A re-write of something I did years ago. I got up late that morning, too late. My head was pounding like cannon balls being fired from an old galleon...

The Megapolitan Museum

two dogs fighting over a bone

Mind On Fire Pt.2

The days when my mind was ablaze May have passed, but my structures are still smouldering, Vulnerable to any oxygen-whisper of a memory That could re...
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Looking for a Wise Guy or Two (Krell)

I know I ain't wise. No matter what Krell says. Yet Krell did definitely say that no-one was wiser than me. For the next couple of days I took a look...

Politicians

Politicians Politicians rising to the fight, a new election promise, a chance of success. It’s all about winning support, appealing to voters – but...
Cherry

Hello Walls (Chapter Seven)

Friday, March 4, 2005, 2:51 p.m. Custerville, Ohio ‘Does he know you monkey around on pot?’ Dylan asks as Kathryn flicks the lighter, everyone...

Diamond Daughter 1

I'm really good at math. I'm damned good at math. My father is a very smart man, but he never went to college. He taught me math when I was very...