jem

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I have 36 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 31590 times and 28 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Dream Catcher

Revised a bit... I dreamt I held a wren; Its eyes huge with fear, And body warm and frantic, Pressing a throbbing breast Into my palm.
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Helping with the Bees

It's a hot day when I visit, I swat bluebottles away as I walk down the drive. Lightening bugs, ladybirds. You open the door slowly; Skin loose, skull huge, voice slurred.
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Angela

The Swiss Cottage is a two hundred year old Hansel and Gretel-style pub that sits uncomfortably in the middle of a busy inner-London interchange,...
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Cartography

A body I thought would be mine forever Is creasing, folding, changing shape; Skin becoming mapped by lines that show Each tendon ridge, each blue-...
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Josephine

I first met Josephine when I was eleven years old. She was my first and only imaginary friend.
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