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