Picks of the Month

May

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

And He Called It The Devil (Part 1)

The twins weren't bullies. Nothing like that. They just liked to have a laugh. You had to have a laugh, if you wanted to get through on the farm. It...

April

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Monument

engrave the truth in clay and marble to tell a truth to shame the devil.

March

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Sunrise

​Over 300 British and Commonwealth soldiers were executed on The Western Front during the First World War, most for 'cowardice' or 'desertion in the face of the enemy'. Yet in spite of what we have long known about PTSD, and the fact that some of the victims were too young to have been serving in the army, successive governments refused to issue a blanket pardon for them until 2006. Their convictions, however, have never been quashed, which means their 'offences' remain.
Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

The day after yesterday

...on millpond water, I gripped this groaning mast...

February

Cherry
Pick of the Month

The Autumn of Her Years

She was suddenly overcome by a desperate urge to be on her own, away from the formality, the fuss and above all, the sympathy. She leaned forward and...
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Cherry
Pick of the Month

More Guns

1. In America, land of the gun they say they're arming everyone. If they want less shootings, its agreed, more guns, my god, is what they need. 2...

January

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Removed for submission

Image: © José Manuel Suárez/Wikimedia Commons
Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Traffic

How many new cousins have you got? Four. Three with scars and sallow eyes. How many new sisters today? Dad's brought six. Four speak French and...
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