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Cherry

good tears and bad.

I used to have the run of the house, said Nanny Anna. When I was wee I was always with my mammie’s mammie and she kept me right. I always got my own...
Cherry

Angel 67 (night calls)

Angel didn’t want to think about the funeral. She tried to stop her tears, because it wasn’t fair on Adam. She didn’t want him to see her crying all...
Cherry

the search for the new Dalai Lama

After the death of His Holiness, the fourteen Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, the search for the fifteenth and final Dalai Lama began. In the partial...
Cherry

Spaghettio

‘What’s this?’ Molly asked. Before Spaghettio had time to answer the phone rung, which was unusual, but not unknown as they were ‘courting’ as Molly’...
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Drop Off

The phone goes and I answer it, ‘Come and get me. Come and get me, Coach,’ he says. Befuddled with sleep. Think it’s the work and I’ve slept in –...

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437 of my comments have received 447 Great Feedback votes

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It was elves. Elves were

Posted on Fri, 18 Oct 2019

It was elves. Elves were cheaper than robots are now. So they employed them instead of humans. Watch your tense. You tend to move from present to pass tense and back again. |No biggy, but keep an eye on it. 

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Posted in Horn and Hardart Automat - (A day spent with my dad)

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I guess we're all armoured by

Posted on Mon, 14 Oct 2019

I guess we're all armoured by indifference - unitl we're undone. 

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Posted in Consulting the Runes

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yes, I guess it's true we did

Posted on Sun, 13 Oct 2019

yes, I guess it's true we did test rats to death and they'd starve for their fix. I guess it's payback. 

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Posted in Swiss Delight

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I think you channeled (and I

Posted on Thu, 03 Oct 2019

I think you channeled (and I don't mean French channel) Ginsberg, well done. 

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Posted in American Diaspora

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I guess they make their home,

Posted on Wed, 02 Oct 2019

I guess they make their home, where they can, like the rest of us. 

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Posted in The Little Blighters.

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winer bites early. dark at

Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 2019

winer bites early. dark at eight. Just you wait...

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Posted in September Chills

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thnaks for reading and

Posted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019

thnaks for reading and commenting. No grammatical errors? must be getting better. That's magic for me. 

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Posted in good tears and bad.

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we're all lost and found

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

we're all lost and found

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Posted in Salvage

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nothing like a bit of

Posted on Wed, 24 Jul 2019

nothing like a bit of existential angst. This world is meant to be a shadow of the next. Nostalgia is a bit like that. When we were young the world didn't glitter, but it seemed realer. Perhaps as we get older we live more inside our expectations...

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Posted in Of myths and monsters

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polygamy, seems like a

Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019

polygamy, seems like a popular choice. Fraud of a different kind. 

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Posted in Julia rest of chapter 3

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