johnshade

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I have 131 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 123713 times and 104 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories

2020

Butterflies, parakeets \ Pestilence, war: \ The trees have breathed it \ All before
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Io

It was the slow unfolding of a car headlight across the wall of her hotel room It was the palimpsest of a vivid day, a travel day, dust and language...
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Cherry

The Free Market (Part 2)

The way the sand felt under Christian’s feet, fine and warm and clean; the way it moulded to the impact of his heels, the balls of his feet, the...

The Free Market (Part 1)

A clothed orgy every morning. Hell. Zone 1. If Picasso painted bodily odours… Christian Weaver enlivened his morning commute by inventing USPs —...
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Happy

His shadow fits him perfectly: shadow bike and shadow boy, seamlessly stitched to wheels rolling over Wimbledon common. Spoking backwards, monochrome...
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