Mark Burrow

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My stories

Cherry

Tinder – Part 2 – Terry

For the past couple of weeks I had been on at Deirdre to let me have a go. ‘That’s one way traffic,’ she’d say, cackling like a hyena.
Cherry

Tinder

Every kid likes to start a fire. For Christian Cumberbatch, fires went beyond a bit of fun.

Waiting for this

Alan pressed the buzzer. A young girl answered. He liked what greeted him. Short skirt. A tee-shirt showing a firm and sizeable pair - very tidy, he thought, stepping by as she closed the door.
Cherry

You say one thing

As I lay here now, thinking about that night, I wonder about myself. How I let what happened happen.
Cherry

Leading the board

Few places could steal your dignity like an office. Its set hours. Clean desk policies. Endless meetings. Health and safety.

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97 of my comments have received 99 Great Feedback votes

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Really well-captured and

Posted on Wed, 02 Sep 2020

Really well-captured and evocative poem. Where I'm living at the mo actually backs onto this forest -- I'd say you nailed it! 

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Posted in Peace In The Forest

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Mission accomplished. This

Posted on Fri, 21 Aug 2020

Mission accomplished. This has made me want to rewatch Wild Strawberries. 

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A stonkingly good poem. 

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2020

A stonkingly good poem. 

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Posted in Salamander

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"Milking moonshine."

Posted on Fri, 14 Aug 2020

"Milking moonshine." Brilliant. Love the layers of language here, building a sense of mystery. 

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Posted in The Departure of Nightjars

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Poignant was the word that

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Poignant was the word that came to me as well. The tone of this is spot on. It's crazy how all the safety nets for the most vulnerable are being systematically removed. 

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Posted in On The Covid Road To Armageddon

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Yes, you've hit the nail on

Posted on Mon, 03 Aug 2020

Yes, you've hit the nail on the head with this Luigi. I sometimes think this vile pandemic is just a little taster of what's to come if we don't act soon. 

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Posted in As the Walrus Said

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The contrasts in the imagery

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020

The contrasts in the imagery are great. Well deserved pick of the day. 

You're very welcome to simply listen in for the Zoom reading if you wish. No pressure - but understand if you prefer not to. 

 

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Posted in Boys From An Ancient Wood

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The style of this feels

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020

The style of this feels different. Love how the voice carries you along -- the ending didn't quite land for me, though (I think it's the mass depondency paragraph). 

However, this did remind me an episode of Kilroy, where a bloke from...

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Posted in Minnesota Fats

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"thin and permeable air".

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020

"thin and permeable air". Beautiful poem. Loved it. 

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Posted in Love is a Labour

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This is spuddy great! 

Posted on Tue, 07 Jul 2020

This is spuddy great! 

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