Picks of the Month

December

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Story of the week
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The agony and the ecstacy

Back in the early nineties when ecstasy really was ecstasy not that tepid shit that they sell to the kids these days I smuggled a couple of tabs into...
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November

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Poem of the week
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At the Arts Council in Manchester

And to think I was just about to complain About the weakness of the coffee when my head turned through the glass to witness the hearse arguing in...
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Gold cherry
Story of the week
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Poppy

It’s my birthday today. I’m eight years old. My name is Poppy Rogers. I was born at twenty past nine in the morning on November the 11 th . Mum says...
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October

Cherry
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The Blue Books Restored: Fragments 1A to 70 (part 4 of 4)

Diane cast her spell, like casting a boulder in a pool of Reality and causing it to ripple. The force of her will made manifest.
Cherry
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Liam Anders

He got up before dawn. Each day. Crawled out of bed to the stinging sound of an alarm going off beside his bed. Woke himself with stabbing cold water...

September

Gold cherry
Story of the week
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relapse prevention therapy

When I was five I was raped. He said it was a game. It wouldn’t hurt. These are clichés. I sometimes tell my students that fiction often isn’t...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week
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Soul Boy

I am fifteen years old, a wedge haircut before Brideshead, a forever flicked fringe, soul blue eyes. It’s 1979, my last summer has gone. I am the...
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August

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
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Submerged

The telly is not working so I forced myself to write a poem.

July

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
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Tail-end

Tail-end tale in a passing storm

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