Picks of the Month

January

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

My father’s bones

When my father died, I asked for the body and they put it in a bag. It was a lot heavier than I thought; I had imagined a certain weight, I had scoped it out in my mind, but for some reason it turned out to be much heavier.
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December

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Because Of The Color (Short Story)

I am standing on the corner of Main and Second when I suddenly become self-conscious of my sweater.
Cherry
Pick of the Month

The Goodbye

No smile or words. Rigid, unyielding, for that last photograph. His arm, slack, around my shoulder. I turn from the shot. Hide my tears, knowing he...

November

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Rooks

Rooks Past the backbone’s second hump and hollow hawthorns, a foam of brackish snow and distant light. I heard them first, a row of hanging rooks –...
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October

September

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Tenebris Interlucentem (into the darkness… light)

'into the darkness… light' a winter Wednesday open-mic in a dingy pub in Pontefract or was it Halifax? I don’t rate poetry but if the beer’s good and...

August

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Illicit Exercise

I’ve taken to running around the field behind my house - you might not call it running - but there is an element of privacy the field affords which...
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July

Cherry
Pick of the Month

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