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I have 231 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 226999 times and 155 of my stories have been cherry picked.
90 of my 736 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 93 votes

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Drew Gummerson

Author of Me and Mickie James (Jonathan Cape) and The Lodger (GMP), and many stories here and there. Follow me at @drewgum

My stories

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Sven Goes to War. Part 3. I Want to Break Free

Sven was at breakfast the following morning when his mother, at work in the shop downstairs serving the fishermen their worms and copies of Nude...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 2. Private Life.

Private Life Back in those days, and once again much later as a contented old man with his collection of petrified camel toes, Azeri hats made of...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 1. Warriors of the Wasteland

Sven Goes to War. Part 1. Warriors of the Wasteland. While their parents watched War 73 ( The war to end all… etc etc) spin out on Nightly News , the...
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On the Spectrum

On the Spectrum. It is 1986. Margaret Thatcher is sat firmly on her throne. The Chernobyl Nuclear disaster is just on the horizon. People are...
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The Aquarium. Part 5. I Can’t Make You Love Me.

Their father’s funeral might have been a sorry affair if they had gone. But they did not. The two brothers were only pleased to see each other and...

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90 of my comments have received 93 Great Feedback votes

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A really beautiful poem for

Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2020

A really beautiful poem for our times. 

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Posted in Deimos

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Last week's dystopian fantasy

Posted on Fri, 20 Mar 2020

Last week's dystopian fantasy is this week's autobiography. And I like how it contain's a faux autobiography within it. 

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Posted in Unprecedented

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It's the small things,

Posted on Thu, 19 Mar 2020

It's the small things, snoooker, is genius. 
 

I could read these all day. 
 

Drew

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Posted in Poker Ladies

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A very calm precise poem, and

Posted on Tue, 17 Mar 2020

A very calm precise poem, and wise words in light of the current panic stations. 

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Posted in To wait

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Lovely to hear you read this.

Posted on Sun, 15 Mar 2020

Lovely to hear you read this. It doesn't sound like ash trays. Beautiful. 

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Posted in Ash Trees

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Sounds like a plan. Rock and

Posted on Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Sounds like a plan. Rock and roll will never die while you're still rocking and rolling. 

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Posted in Motorway City (Rock'n'Roll will never die)

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I enjoyed this. It's such a

Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2020

I enjoyed this. It's such a strange situation we're in that it feels like fiction. 

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Posted in Does Anyone Know If There Is A Hotline For Alien Abduction? I'd Like To Request One. We Have Lost Our Collective Minds.

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Nice to see a poem about

Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2020

Nice to see a poem about snooker. I love snooker. And I recommend Gordan Burns book Pocket Money. 

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Posted in Snookered

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Love it. Not sure about worms

Posted on Mon, 09 Mar 2020

Love it. Not sure about worms being good enough to eat tho :) Although I do remember getting that book out from the mobile library when I was a kid.... I Can Eat Worms. 

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Posted in Ode to Compost

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Conjures up a lovely image of

Posted on Wed, 04 Mar 2020

Conjures up a lovely image of a Spring day. Took me right there. If only....

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Posted in This Fine Spring Day

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