Juliet OC

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I have 38 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
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Juliet O'Callaghan

My stories

Green stick fracture (edit)

We spread contented on our thrones and clap the supple tumbles, like shiny silver dollars spinning cross the blade lush lawn. We sup sweet wine and sour beer and goad each

Blind Date

"So which one is he? The tall dark one by the Gents? That blond one by the fruit machine? Coast looks over to where Lynn is pointing. Lynn nudges Faye, raising her left eyebrow. "It'll be the ugly one, the ugliest guy on the row, Faye says, lighting a cigarette.

Nail Varnish

Under 500 ~~~ The once clear varnish has turned the colour of toenails, chalky and yellowed. And if she were to open it, tugging on the shiny black cap that is stuck and extract the brush moulded into an eyelash, it would hang, suspended in an infinite tear. She doesn't pick it up, but she knows if she did, slipping it carelessly into her palm, it would leave behind a perfect circle in the dust.


Yellow, Ralph and I are yellow; not the strip-light yellow of past mistakes, but early morning yellow, crisp and true. My son and I are green, spring leaf green; so I knew, even before he started talking that we would never stop. My daughter and I are blue, cornflower blue, I bite my tongue and wonder if we will ever become friends. My sister and I are indigo; the less said about that the better.

Limbo (inspired by 'Who gets the Heart' ' Channel 4)

If I were an optimist I would be half-alive. If I were a pessimist I would be half-dead.