Picks of the Month

September

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Lakehouse

The headings are a nod to Iris Murdoch's 'The Sea, The Sea', a wonderful book :)

August

Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

Sticks

'There was a grove, dark with holm-oaks, below the Aventine, at sight of which you would say: ‘There’s a god within'. The centre was grassy, and...

July

Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

Birthday phone call

‘Hello stranger’ dad says, his chuckle dry and good-natured, the laugh of an overgrown kid. I’m sitting on a bench along the Southbank with my back...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Eriksay

I wished to write ‘An ode to you’ – no, too thoughtless too common those words never reached the screen and I wonder if they reached you as I tried...

June

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Letters to Herself

I woke up speaking in riddles, heart raging against a world shaking, changing, escaping my mother cried soft lullabies of light and mystery in a...

April

Cherry
Pick of the Month

Bee's Journey - (the last leg)

We take it for granted that to make a journey is to travel from A to B, but it's not always as simple as that. There are often so many stops and...

March

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

Bombinations

By CBS Television. - eBay item photo front photo back, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21224677
Gold cherry
Story of the week
Pick of the Month

COSMIC ARBORETUM

The café in the village square was once a well-known haunt of agitators who, in my youth, scribbled polemics on the backs of menus. They were mopped...
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February

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month

recoil

You said Everybody told me to avoid you you're too unstable for me. I can turn myself inside out if that's what you want but I'll still be lost at...
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Cherry
Pick of the Month

An Ending

The cursor blinks steadily, beating out non-human time without mercy. I break its gaze to look out of the grimy first-floor window. Above the parade...

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