Mark Burrow

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Gold cherry

The DJs Who Turn into Swans

The swan that Anne kept in the spare room was her ex-boyfriend, Marcus. When Darren had the flat to himself, he liked to sit in the room, which had a paddling pool, and chat to her ex.
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Ticking

The owner of the restaurant, Pete, fired Darren for arguing with a customer. Darren was adamant he did nothing wrong.
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Shrinkage

Breaking the monotony of lifting boxes
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Cherry

For Bob

Dead on a bench at 38.
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Namaste

I know I should try counting to ten,
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97 of my comments have received 99 Great Feedback votes

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Haha! It's not easy being

Posted on Sat, 27 Mar 2021

Haha! It's not easy being alone in Lockdown Mr Say!!

To paraphrase Bill Hicks, I'm just that one vertebrae away!

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Posted in Christopher L Johnson’s Heroic Act

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I liked this Luigi -- pretty

Posted on Thu, 25 Mar 2021

I liked this Luigi -- pretty sure a lot of people out there will feel the same.

I always loved that quote from Philip K Dick: “There will come a time when it isn't: 'They're spying on me through my phone' anymore'. Eventually, it will be...

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Posted in A Lack of Application(s)

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A joy to read. Skilfully done

Posted on Tue, 16 Mar 2021

A joy to read. Skilfully done too. 

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Posted in Vernal Equinox

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No problem (by the way, I

Posted on Tue, 16 Mar 2021

No problem (by the way, I realise this isn't just about summer!!). 

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Posted in June

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Really enjoyed the sense of

Posted on Tue, 16 Mar 2021

Really enjoyed the sense of the words bursting out and flowing. Has a real energy to it. As ever, brilliant imagery too. 

And yes, roll on the summer. 

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Posted in June

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Brilliantly funny. Superb. 

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021

Brilliantly funny. Superb. 

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Posted in Letters in the attic

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Hence me forgetting to gild

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

Hence me forgetting to gild the cherry! Sorry. Lovely poem. Sparked a lot of memories for me too and I like it when something I read does that. 

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Posted in Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)

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This evocative take on a trip

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

This evocative take on a trip to view the Taj Mahal is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do like and share! 

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Posted in Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)

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I'm dreadful at commenting on

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

I'm dreadful at commenting on poetry but I loved the pace of this and, of course, the imagery. 

"Community of bones" is so good.  

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Posted in Toad

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I desperately want to go back

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

I desperately want to go back to India now and spend a couple of months exploring again. Beautiful poem. 

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