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I have 33 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 70895 times and 59 of my stories have been cherry picked.
53 of my 342 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 60 votes

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We Were The Horses

Horses at a water trough Drinking sky We were the horses. You could go to town on the metaphoric qualities of that image, a thirst for something...
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The Ministry of Kisses

For a while I worked in an unofficial capacity for the Ministry of Kisses. If I had been clear-headed enough to spot it at the time I might have made...
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The Avondale Ward

The blonde receptionist, a self-confessed reefer smoker, ‘it never did me any harm…’ asked me to leave my carrier bag behind the counter. ‘Suicide...
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The Colonel's Moustache Part 1

The mysteries of Sweffling Hall examined. Does the law of droit de seigneur still apply? What has Colonel Marsden stuffed in his cabinets and who is the Blooper Boy?
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Still Life with Midwife

Still Life with Midwife I was amazed by those first amphibious splashes when the baby reptile somersaults in the womb, shaking a transluscent fist at...
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53 of my comments have received 60 Great Feedback votes

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If I were some Californian

Posted on Sun, 16 Feb 2014

If I were some Californian guru levitating above Santa Fe I would say what is the worst thing that can happen to you, remove the rug yourself, dive into the cracks between the paving but I would never dare do that so like you and the...

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Posted in February

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I think it's very moving the

Posted on Sun, 16 Feb 2014

I think it's very moving the description of the rooms, the rooms Pat will be exchanging for other identical rooms, his ongoing containment and confinement although he is free. Simplicity of the last stanzas matches the starkness of these final...

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Posted in Biography - Dave's Booking-In Notes 2002

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brilliant... the suspended

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2014

brilliant... the suspended animation of the open music score and the details of the cindered incense. very, very sad
 

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Posted in What Remains

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Moved by this too, the

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2014

Moved by this too, the frailty and the detail that only someone who works in the 'caring' environment would know. One thing some respite care places and residential homes do is to have photos on the wall of the residents when they were young......

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Posted in Notes on the State of Adult Social Care - 1. The Standard High Backed Chair; Adjustable - Without Wings

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Blighters, I've been watching

Posted on Wed, 29 Jan 2014

Blighters, I've been watching your on-site subversive activities for a while now. You've turned the comments section into the writing section, the place for prose that prefers a window box to the drudgery of fifteen plus paragraphs.

You're...

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Posted in The Man Next Door

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