Picks of the Month

January

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Uncle John's Popemobile.

Black specks were moving on the stacked plates of uneaten leftovers and the casual smears of a man that had tried to tidy up. Casualties lay on the...
2 likes
Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Act! A Poem for Basildon

Act! Looking from the window above, like a story of love. Can you hear me? — Yazoo, Only You. 1982 I'm lonely here. There are no poets here. Oh yes,...
3 likes

December

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Children of the Absolution

A recollection of thoughts I had during my childhood in the 1960s. I intended writing them down long before now but I was always terrified to death at the thought of the potential consequences.
2 likes

November

Cherry
Pick of the Month

Total Quality Management

United we stand?
3 likes
Cherry
Pick of the Month

The Fisherwoman and the Sea

THE FISHERWOMAN AND THE SEA For days I watched her. Every morning when I looked out to sea the trawler was there in exactly the same spot: about half...
2 likes

October

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Identity

We resent crush, constant news of hatred and horrors
1 likes
Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

The Cold Thesaurus

With political content and hoity-toity language.

September

Cherry
Pick of the Month

Tower Block .14 (Part II)

They’re having the best time. Robert has my arm squeezed tight. Don’t think about running off, he says.
1 likes
Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

You Never Said

For someone I loved a long time ago, you know.

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