David Coldwell

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I have 9 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 6100 times and 2 of my stories have been cherry picked.

My collections

My stories

Late September

Still life was the challenge of the new term. Maria, whose yellowed fingers would later take the charcoal from my hand and crush the burnt willow,...

The Ambassadors

It wasn’t until she stepped up to the guilt edge and knelt that I looked for something more. The Holbein worked her. The crowds looked on as a blood...

Apple Trees

In spring they planted three apple trees on common land with space beneath piles of stones moved from a wall for more in autumn. Each of the trees...


You will argue that there is no sound in space and that a satellite the size of a wheel barrow could mimic a star whilst combing the atmosphere. I...

The Football

Who would have guessed that a small tree could be so vicious. All day you had kicked the new football back and forth against the gable of the red...