Other Fiction

Pinned

I met a woman Who chokes me Knots my stomach Makes me believe. She listens to the Beatles Falling asleep in my arms Gives me pins and needles Leaving...
Gold cherry

Life In Ties

I stare at the back of the wardrobe door and admire my DIY skills. Two cup hooks, twenty inches apart and joined together with taut string. Hanging...

Love & Need

His mobile phone, still on silent, vibrated twice in his hand, it was an incoming text. John slipped it under the table and opened the text from...

Payback

My pace matches my age and it takes forty-five minutes to get there. It used to take less, but youthful scoots left me long ago. These days, kids scoot past me. I hope they don't mind. I never did, but I never came across anyone with a chair strapped to their back.

She Was Just a Booty Call

You broke my heart when you stole and used my bride. She ran off with you and I'm going to take it out of your hide. I'm going to knock out your...
Cherry

THE INSIDE OUTSIDER

“Are we set to go Simon?...... Whadya you mean call you Simmo? What’s that, your wrestling name? Simpering Simmo Simmonds from Sidmouth? Oh, it’s...

Terrible Moonshine

People don't like me because I make terrible moonshine. Nobody in their right mind wants this whiskey of mine. I've received a lot of angry phone...
Cherry

The right

What right do you have To be sad You've got all your limbs A mum and a dad There are people starving Breaking, crying You're in a London pub Drinking...

All that's left is me

I see myself once a week When the pints are empty My armour is stripped I can't remember the books I was supposed to have read And all that's left Is...

John Hamm

I keep having a dream Where John Hamm and I Are sharing a surf board Floating somewhere deep and salted Elbows keep us from disappearing Into the...