Picks of the Month

December

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

woods, late

walk in the company of streams through chill evening, day's ash, grey shadows clot into understanding night a deer starts awake, hastens to hide life...
Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

MovieLand! (A Christmas Story. Part 1)

I was supposed to be the authority but it had to be said they were probably right, the duck did appear to be dying. It wasn’t a spectacular death,...
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November

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Trees on the Arapuni Road

When they felled the high trees mother was delighted she lived in fear of their imminent collapse onto our matchbox house despite their wounds they...
6 likes
Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

The Sleep Olympics

I was asleep when the Sleep Olympics started, meaning I missed out on all the dramatics of the Japanese contestant’s non-regulation pajama bottoms...
1 likes

October

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Seven Nights in the Flamingo Hotel

At five o’clock in the morning you are woken by the sounds of the couple in the next room arguing and this surprises you because the previous night...
3 likes
Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Never trust a writer

Or even someone who just writes
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September

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Talking to My Mother

Talking to my mother is easier now she is dead - she’d put me into orbit but I was more of a spin-off - not an asteroid or meteorite on a trajectory...
3 likes
Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Land and Water - 1

Three stories connected by journeys.

August

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Katy, A Ghost Story (IP)

Wrote this one ages ago, and thought I'd have a go at the IP with it Picture Credit: https://tinyurl.com/y2c95x4p
1 likes

July

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Poking a Snake

Peter’s obligatory ties constituted a kind of sign language, though a not exceptionally difficult one to decipher. If he sported a bird motif, it...
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